CANDY LANE is a dynamic and energetic personality.
She has spent her life training, competing, performing, choreographing and producing quality entertainment both
here and overseas.
She began her training in New Zealand and by the age of 15 had won every title available to her. She travelled
to London to further her training and represented New Zealand for 10 years on the World Ballroom and Latin
American dance circuit. At 18 Candy became the youngest ever winner of the Australian and South Pacific
Professional Championships and was the first New Zealander to make both the Ballroom and Latin American
finals in one of the most prestigious events in dancing "The Rising Stars British Open to the
A qualified adjudicator Candy has judged international and world events. As a teacher she has been
responsible for training many top competitive dancers. Candy played the lead role of Anita for 2 years
in "Westside Story" at Her Majesty'’s Theatre on London’s West end, chosen for the role by
Leonard Bernstein himself and subsequently sang and danced at London’s Barbican Hall at his tribute.
Candy has also performed for the Royal Family. In 2001 Candy performed
in the New Zealand tour of Chicago. Candy is Director of this highly
successful dance company she formed in 1990. Trained in singing,
acting and most dance styles, Candy’s vast experience and training
has made the Candy Lane Dancers the most versatile and
professional company in the business. Candy Lane is now a household
name due to her role as Co-host on New Zealand's top rating
TV show "Dancing with the Stars" for which she is also the
Candy has also been Dance Director on TV shows "Stars in their Eyes" and
"Singing Bee" which also featured the fabulous "Candy Lane Dancers" doing what they do best – dancing!
THE COMPANY Candy Lane dancers Ltd is made up of New Zealand’s best male and female dancers, models and choreographers and is directed by Candy Lane. Specialising in almost all styles of dance the Candy Lane Dancers are a unique and versatile company that will add an outstanding level of professionalism and entertainment to any event.