Christopher Spalding is Co-Owner and Master Instructor at The Fort Wayne Ballroom Company. He and his wife, Kelly Bartlett-Spalding, opened The Fort Wayne Ballroom Company to bring their fun-loving, welcoming attitude and their world-class training and experience to their corner of Indiana. Students are traveling from all over the world to come be a part of this wonderful school. Chris is a competing professional in the American Smooth and Showdance divisions, where he has won many accolades and titles, including 3 North American Championship titles and 1 World Title. He and Kelly have entertained audiences all over the country in shows and competitions. They have become known for their performance quality and their creative and exciting showdances. As a teacher, Chris ranks among the top pro/am teachers in the world. Chris is a DVIDA Certified instructor in all styles, American and International, and a well-known competitive coach. He trains amateurs and professionals alike, and many of his students have competed with great success at the world level. Despite all of his successes on the competitive floor, Chris’ true passion lies in the studio, sharing his love of dance with people of all ages and experience levels.