Deryck Mitchelson

Dundee, UK

Deryck is one of the most famous Highland Dance teachers in the world. He won six Highland Dancing World Championships (in 1985, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1994 and 1995). He is also SOBHD judge and UKA examiner.

Deryck was born in a family of dancers, and he can’t remember himself without dance in his life. His first teacher was his mother Wilma Tolmie — Highland Dancing champion in 1965. His older brother Gareth won four Highland Dancing World Championships. Besides judging, teaching and participating in SOBHD, Deryck maintains Toeandheel.com website, which is widely known among Highland dancers. He also plays piano in Cutting Edge Ceilidh Band.

Deryck is going to visit Russia for the third time. This is a great honour for our country and exciting news for everyone interested in Highland and Scottish National dancing.

Deryck will be teaching Advanced Level Highland classes on May 3rd.

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