About Margaret


Margaret is no stranger to the dance scene.  Some of her accomplishments include World Exhibition Champion, United States Ten-Dance Champion. She also holds three different British Open titles. Previously she ran her own dance competition in Miami and Sarasota and was the co-founder of Ballroom Dancesport Theatre, Purple Tiger Dance Studios and Wilson’s Dancesport Dance Studios. Today, she is a highly acclaimed coach, choreographer and a world class adjudicator in all styles of ballroom dancing.

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Her Story

Born in Jamaica, West Indies Margaret is known as one of the finest dancers of ballroom, latin and adagio dancing with superb physical gifts.

In New York City she became one of the original members of the American Ballroom Theatre and later Peter Maxwell’s Ballroom Dance Theatre.

As coach, choreographer and performer Margaret has travelled the world with astonishing success. She travels extensively adjudicating, coaching and lecturing.

Licenses & Certificates

Fellow NADTA, Member PANAM, Member IDTA.

World Class Adjudicator in All Styles with the NDCA and WD&DSC

Awards Received

World Exhibition Champion

United States Ten Dance Champion

British Rising Star Latin Champion

Finalist United States Latin Championships


Organizer – Sarasota Dancesport Spectacular Competition

Founder – Ballroom Dancesport Theatre

Former Owner – Wilson’s DanceSport Center

Former Owner – Purple Tiger Dance Studios

Proud Mother


Margaret has trained extensively in New York and London with the top coaches in the world. She started competing successfully in the American Style, was accepted into the Frank Hatchett Jazz Company in New York, and moved on to becoming a top competitor in International Style Standard and Latin as well as the Cabaret Division. In love with all forms of dance, she added Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing, Hustle and Salsa to her repertoire.

Margaret is available for dance lessons for beginners through advanced and professional training.

To book a lesson, e-mail me at purpletiger2@verizon.net or call me at 941-266-1515

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