Full of passion, drive and energy the Latin routine really challenges our dancers. Dance master and Champion Latin Dancer Ian Banham has a tough job picking his final 5 from this talented group. Find out who can bring this dance to life on the stage of Smock Alley Theatre.


From the age of 8 until he was 16, Ian was in the world's Top 6 Latin American Dancers. Ian has been the Open Russian, Canadian, French and Closed United Kingdom Ballroom and Latin Champion.In the West End he was Dance Captain on Dirty Dancing 2006-2009. On television he worked on Cheryl Cole's performance of 'Parachute' for BBC Sports Relief, Vanilla Ice's performance on Dancing On Ice, as well as Assistant Choreographer on 'So You Think You Can Dance' and TF1's 'Dance Avec Les Stars' in France.