Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Debra Cantara

Instructor
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Office Location

316 Masterton Hall

Phone

207-780-4172

Academic Degrees

  • Certified with The United States Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance.

Profile

Debra Cantara became a professional ballroom dance instructor in 1993.  She owns Maine Ballroom Dance on Congress Street in Portland, Maine.  Debra has trained with famous professionals including Amanda Ball, Edward Simon, Jean-Marc Genereux, and Esther Don.  Debra teaches in American as well as International Styles of ballroom dancing.  She also creates choreographies for wedding couples and Formation Dance Teams.  Debra is Certified with The United States Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance.  She travels extensively, sharing her love of dancing through adult education programs at schools and colleges throughout the state.