Our Instructors


Our Instructors



When selecting a school to teach you to dance, you should inquire on
who your teacher will be and their credentials.

East Towne teachers are all certified, career dance educators and all of them are current
or former national and international professional or amateur competitors. Our highly trained and
experienced crew are constantly on the cutting edge of what is happening in the world
of Ballroom and Dance Sport.

Martin Voight

Owner of East Towne Ballrooms in Milwaukee, WI. Nationally recognized Pro/Am competitor, former American Style Smooth and Rhythm competitor. NADTA registered instructor in all styles and licensed adjudicator. Martin is an active community dance leader and guest lecturer/instructor with many area dance organizations such as the VCR's, UW-Madison, Ripon College, and Wild Spaces Dance Co, and a contributing supporter of the WYDE Foundation. He also is the host to the Holiday Dance Spectacular Showcase, Wisconsin's premier Christmas ballroom event.

Anton Karadzhov

Anton has been dancing International Latin and Standard for 15 years in his home country, Bulgaria. His career as a competitor started at age 13 and by age 18 he was competing in the highest class (S) of the IDSF. Anton Karadzhov has been a finalist in most of the Bulgarian DanceSport Amateur championships from 1999 to 2003. His achievements include 3rd place in the Bulgaria rank list for Standard and Latin in 1998, and 2nd place in both styles in 2000. Anton furthered his knowledge of DanceSport at the National Sports Academy, specializing in Dancesport Instruction. His studies included subjects like: functional anatomy, biomechanics, kinestherapy, sports management, and conditional preparation. In 2002, he was given the award for Highest Results in Bulgarian Dancesrport, and the same year he was invited to the International DanceSport Gala Show in Macedonia to represent his country. In 2002, he opened his own studio, "Dance Time," and worked to develop competitive couples of all ages.

Susan Sperl

Susan was an American Smooth/Rhythm semi-finalist and an American Style 9-dance runner-up with Marty and a Pro competitor in International Ballroom.  She is trained in all styles and has been teaching since 1982.  One of Susan’s specialties is helping wedding couples prepare for their wedding and works with the majority of our wedding couples in planning their dancing for their special day.

Connie Reeves

Connie has been teaching ballroom since 1993 and is certified as Highly Commended by the United States Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (USISTD) and the United States Terpsichore Association(USTA) in American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Latin and Argentine Tango. Connie formerly competed in all American Smooth and Rhythm dances and continues to do performances. Her specialty is introducing beginning students to ballroom dance and she is available for private and group lessons and is available for training new instructors. She regularly teaches group classes at the Wauwatosa Lion's Club, the Wisconsin Athletic Club, area community centers and groups in the Madison and Milwaukee area. Connie also is the owner and operator of Topline Studio and also teaches LaBlast Fitnessand Ballet Barre classes throughout the Milwaukee area.





New Staff: Qualified dance instructors interested in teaching opportunities and renting floor space at East Towne Ballrooms should contact Marty Voight. 

Visiting Coaches: It has always been the policy to continuously bring in the greatest dance authorities and trainers to work with our staff and students and keep our school on the cutting edge in the dance world. Our list includes many world and US champions. Watch for announcements of visiting coaches and seminars, and contact us for rates and availability.


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