Country, Swing, Ballroom, Kathy St Jean, Randy Deats

Randy Deats and Kathy St Jean are the co-directors of the New England Dance Festival. They love running this event each year! They want everyone up and dancing all weekend long, and they know how to throw a party!

Kathy St Jean

  • Co-Director of The Dancing Feeling
  • Extensive dance background in Ballroom, Country and performing arts, and holds a degree in dance
  • Has taught and judged locally, nationally, and internationally 
  • Is the current Vice President of Judge Certification for the United Country Western Dance Council
  • Judges Ballroom and Country competitions – NDCA Ballroom Adjudicator 
  • Chairman of Judges of many (Ballroom) competitions.
  • Teaches and coaches for the Brown University Ballroom Team/Club
Randy Deats

  • Co-Director of the The Dancing Feeling
  • Over 40 years of teaching, coaching and judging
  • Has taught and judged locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Chairman of Judges of many (Ballroom)competitions
  • Frequently seen as the Master of Ceremonies of many competitions throughout the United States
  • Head Coach of the Rhode Island College Ballroom Dance Team/Club
  • Randy was the star of  the PBS TV series “Dancing Disco.” The show won an Emmy for outstanding instructional programming, and had an accompanying book.