About Chris Cooper Dance Studio


Chris Cooper Dance Studio is one of the most successful studio's in South Africa with an exceptional track record of South African Champions. The studio is located in Atlasville, Boksburg and currently has many competitive dancers.

The studio currently holds the SA titles in the following categories:

  • Adult Championship Ballroom
  • Under 21 Championship Ballroom
  • Under 21 Championship Latin
  • Under 21 10-dance
  • Under 16 Championship Ballroom
  • Under 16 Championship Latin
  • Under 16 10-dance
  • Senior Championship Ballroom

Dancers from Chris Cooper Dance Studio, representing South Africa regularly compete internationally at the World Championships and the British Championships at Blackpool.

The founders of the studio, Paul and Sandy Smuts-Steyn, have been successfully training dancers for competitive and social Ballroom and Latin American dancing for more than 19 years. 

Paul and Sandy hosted a competition every year called THE FUTURE STARS – IN FREEDOM TO DANCE COMPETITION. At this competition they helped under-privileged Dance studios with dance shoes, dance costumes and make-up for all their dancers.