Mickey Fortanasce and Kelly Arsenault have been dancing and competing together for the past five years. During this time their innovation and showmanship coupled with their love of both dance history and theory have led them to become internationally recognized teachers and competitors in both Lindy Hop and Balboa.
Mickey and Kelly have three victories at the Balboa Rendezvous' International Balboa Championship (2006, 2007 and 2010) as well as All Balboa Weekend's American Classic Balboa Championship (2008). Other recent winnings include first place in the Balboa divisions at both the International Lindy Hop Championships (2010) and the European Swing Dance Championship (2011).
Mickey and Kelly have taught extensively in the US, Canada, Europe, Korea and Australia. They have been featured in Time Out New York, The New York Sun, Good Day New York, and www.priceless.com. They have also been interviewed and filmed for a story on Balboa aired on HDTV.