Stephen and Debbie

Dance Instructor

Stephen Cullip


  • Twice United States Professional Standard Ballroom Champion
  • Three Times Ohio Star Ball Professional Standard Ballroom Champion
  • Winner of many Competitions throughout the U.S. and Canada including 5 time Professional Champion at the International Grand Ball in San Francisco
  • 13 Times Selected to represent the U.S. in the World’s Championships
  • 14 Times Finalist in the U.S. Professional Standard Ballroom Championships
  • Amateur and Junior Champion before turning Pro in 1974.  Since then has been a successful coach and teacher and is well renowned as a group class teacher as well as private coach
  • Coach to many formation teams including the U.S. Champion USC Formation Team in 1981
  • Former co-organizer of the California Star Ball and Galaxy Dance Festival


Debbie Cullip

Former Ballerina and former Miss Hawaii World.  An actress who has appeared on Magnum PI, Hawaii Five-0 and many other TV shows and movies. She ran her own successful event planning business for 10 years in San Francisco, organizing parties and events for San Francisco Ballet, Robin Williams, Danielle Steele and many Silicon Valley and SF Destination Management Companies.

Stephen and Debbie together teach around the bay area both private and group lessons.  They have been teaching together for seven years now and are much sought after.for their knowledge and personalities.  They dance show numbers and pro/am with their students.