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Kelly MacArthur

Kelly MacArthur is a champion dancer from Cape Breton, who has competed and performed all over the world for over 37 years, with nearly every musician and band that has come out of Nova Scotia. She was the Nova Scotia Dance Ambassador for tourism for 10 years, has danced in several commercials and television specials, and was also featured in the Barra MacNeil’s video, “My Heart’s in the Highlands”.

Kelly has been teaching Highland Dance and Cape Breton Step Dance for 29 years, including 18 years at her own Dance Studio in Sydney, the MacArthur School of Dance.

Kelly's enthusiastic instruction will inform you about the culture of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, and Scotland while teaching you to keep it "close to the floor."