Dancers Receive Tips from Russian Champion, Ivan Selenzen

Sunday, December 6th, at the DanceSport of Green Bay showcase a few of our celebrity dancers had the honor of working with Ivan Seleznev, award winning dancer and instructor.

Born in Samara, Russia, Ivan Seleznev, began dancing at age 5. He now lives in New York City and visits Green Bay often. Throughout his dancing career Ivan has captured renowned titles such as: Russian National Championships, Moscow, Russia; Champion, Blackpool Dance Festival, Blackpool, England; Semi-finalist, Birmingham Open,Birmingham, England; Champion Copenhagen Open, Copenhagen, Denmark; Finalist; Alassio Open, St. Petersburg, Russia; 8-time Champion Samara Open, Samara, Russia

Throughout his career Ivan has trained with the renowned Latin and Standard coaches including Bill Irvine. Ivan reports that his parents Alexander Seleznev and Marina Bogdanova were his first and best coaches. Ivan shares a studio floor with Paul Killick and others who are ranked high in the ballroom dancing world. Ivan is the Artistic Director for DanceSport of Green Bay’s youth program.

Ivan will once again be one of our judges at our Dancing with the Stars for the American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter event on Sunday, February 21, 2010.

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