Kelly Lannan & Eric Caty
Eric and Kelly are the owners of Alberta Dancesport – Calgary's best place to dance, the directors of Salsa Rica Productions, and the organizers of the Calgary International Salsa Congress, and the Edmonton Ballroom and Salsa Gala.
Eric and Kelly are proud to be choreographers on So You Think You Can Dance Canada, and to have been finalists at many World Professional Salsa Championships. Eric and Kelly perform and teach on the international salsa circut and judge many events including the Global Salsa Championships at the World Salsa Summit.
Kelly Lannan has been a featured choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance CANADA and has danced on the local tour stop of Dancing With The Stars.
She has been a finalist at many World Championship Salsa events including the ESPN World Salsa Championships, World Latin Dance Cup, Mayan World Salsa Championships, and many international competitions.
Kelly is a judge of many international Salsa events including the Global Salsa Championships at the World Salsa Summit, and trains many dancers from the student to professional level.
Kelly is proud to be an owner of Alberta Dancesport, Salsa Rica Productions, the Calgary International Salsa Congress, and the Edmonton Ballroom and Salsa Gala.
She has been featured as Emcee at the Global Salsa Championships, Canadian Dancesport Championships, and many international Salsa and Dancesport events. Kelly is most proud to have the opportunity to represent her family, the dancers of Salsa Rica, and her hometown of Calgary.
Eric has represented Canada at many World Championships. Eric is a featured choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance CANADA, and was a featured dancer on the DANCING WITH THE STARS tour stop in Calgary. Eric is a former Open North American Ten-Dance Champion, and has traveled the world competing at some of the world’s most prestigious dance events including the Ohio Star Ball and the Blackpool Dance Festival. Eric coaches many of Alberta's top professional and amateur couples including some national and World Champions. Eric is the co-director of Salsa Rica Dance Company, the co-producer of the Calgary International Salsa Congress, and is a certified International Standard (Ballroom) and Latin adjudicator.
Eric began his dance training at the age of six in Montreal, and received training in the Latin and Ballroom dances from some of the world's top instructors and coaches. He moved to Calgary in 2000 to pursue a very successful professional ballroom career, and here he was introduced to Salsa in the clubs. Eric quickly fell in love with salsa because of its free and fun social style.