The 2019 Cal Poly Mustang Ball will feature an four dance American Smooth Showcase by Professional Competitors Maksim Leonov and Anastasia Zhuchenko.
Maksim Leonov is a Professional Ballroom Dancer and Choreographer.
Maksim started dancing at the age of 7, he was a finalist in the most prestigious international ballroom competitions in Italy, Russia, Turkey, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, and the USA, where he continues his professional dancing career. He completed a Bachelors degree in Choreography at the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts and continued his education with a Masters degree in Art Criticism.
Maksim starred on the TV show “Dancing with the Stars” in Belarus, as well as, created the choreography for music videos and television.
Anastasia Zhuchenko is a Professional Latin, Ballroom, and American Smooth Dancer. She is the 10 dance Ukrainian Champion, Finalist of Blackpool Dance Festival in Standard, Semifinalist of Blackpool Dance Festival in Latin and winner of the Rising Star Professional American Smooth. She was born in Kiev, Ukraine. Anastasia lived in Cologne, Germany, for 3 years and worked in one of the biggest Dance Shows of Germany, Fantissima Theatre. She took part in a variety of different TV-shows in Ukraine and worked with many celebrities.
Maksim and Anastasia have begun a new successful partnership. They are currently competing in the American Smooth Style. They have been placed in the finals in every single Open Professional competition since the very start of their competitive relationship together. They have recently won the title of Rising Star Champions from world renowned competitions: Elite DanceSport Championships, Hollywood DanceSport Championships, California StarBall and others. Their partnership shows a very promising future and they have already surpassed fellow seasoned competitors.
Don't miss their incredible showcase at the end of our evening session!