Performances at the Emerald Ball

The Emerald Ball
Apr 17, 2008

Max & Beata to Perform at the Emerald Ball

Maxim Kozhevnikov and his dance partner Yulia Zagoruychenko have taken the U.S. and the Professional World Ballroom Dancing community by storm. They either placed or placed highly in every competition they entered since they came to live in the United States. In 2002, Max and Yulia became grand finalists in all prestigious world competitions including Blackpool, U.K. and international championships. In 2005 they began winning major titles all over the world, including WDC World Professional South American ShowDance Championship for the last two years, 2005 in Italy and 2006 in Moscow, and were also World Finalists at Blackpool and other International Championships. They ranked forth place as a Professional Latin couple in the world ranking awards WDC held in Japan in 2007. When it comes to South American Showdance, it is evident that Max and Yulia have become an unbeatable force in the U.S.for the last five years, and in the world for the past 2 years.


? 2 Times WDC World Professional South American Showdance Champions ? 2005, 2006
? 5 Times U.S. National Professional International South American Show Dance Champions ? 2002-2007
? U.S. National Professional Latin Championship ? 2007
? Grand Professional Finalists at Blackpool Dance Festival, U.K., and International Championships ? 2005 ? 2007
? WDC World Professional Latin Championship Finalists - 2007
? U.S. Representatives for The World Super Stars Dance Festival, Japan ? 2006, 2007
? U.S. National Professional Rising Star International Latin Champions ? 2003
? The North American Professional Latin American Champions ? 2004 & 2007
? Winner and Finalists of Numerous Prestigious U.S. National and International Competitions and Championships2002-2007
? U.S. Representatives to the World Latin & South American Showdance Championships and Blackpool DanceFestival Team Match 2002-2007
? Top forth Professional Latin Couple in the World by WDC Ranking Awards 2007, Tokyo Japan
? Performers of major professional shows around the world including Dancing with the Stars, USA
? Performers and lecturers at various prestigious dance congresses and festivals including Blackpool Dance

The Vibe floor show for the Emerald Ball

Under the direction of Rick Robinson and Kellie Messerly, Vibe Performing Arts Center in Lindon, Utah, is the place to come for fun and elite performing arts instruction. The Vibe, which is an abbreviation for Versatility In Body Expression, focuses on training dancers in all forms of dance, and offers classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, tumbling, contemporary and ballroom. In its first year, the Vibe is already gaining local and national recognition for their versatile and quality performances.

Vibe Productions has successfully produced several local professional dance shows this year that combine the strengths of our artistic directors Rick Robinson, Kellie Messerly, and Alan Salazar. Evolutions of Dance completed its smashing winter run with a unique blend of ballroom, jazz, and hip hop numbers. Evolutions of Dance takes audiences from early tribal dances moving through the Renaissance and into the 20th century with dances from the 1920s, '30s, '40s and into the '90s and then explores what dance may become in the future. The next show coming up for Vibe Productions in August 2008 is Move, an inspiring dance show conveying the power and beauty of the body in motion.

The Vibe floor show for the Emerald Ball will feature excerpts from both the Evolutions of Dance and Move shows combined with numbers by the Vibe amateur jazz, ballroom, and hip hop companies. Also featured in the floor show will be the Vibe?s teen ballroom company that currently holds the title of 2008 US Junior Latin Formation Champions recently awarded at the US National Amateur DanceSport Championships at BYU in March.

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