Twinsburg Studio

Twinsburg Studio
Starz Ballroom

2700 E. Aurora Rd.
Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
Telephone (330) 840-7617
Email Info.Twinsburg@StarzBallroom.net

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Let’s Dance ! Starz Ballroom – Twinsburg Studio

Starz Ballroom has one of the best student dance programs available today.  Award winning instructors will guide you through the exciting world of dance so you can learn socially with confidence. Starz Ballroom’s proven technique of combining private lessons with group lessons and practice parties will help you obtain all of your dancing goals.

Private dance lessons move at your pace, the instructor focuses on your desired dance style demonstrating the basics and fine-tuning your technique. During group lessons, the instructors teach men and women separately, and then bring couples together to practice with or without music. Throughout the class, students rotate partners to improve their leading and following skills.

Classes are typically scheduled Monday–Friday and Saturday by appointment.  After students have had time to master some moves, they can show off their new-found skills in dance parties with students of similar abilities. The dance parties set a lively and fun atmosphere to mimic an actual social gathering.


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Twinsburg Studio Instructors

ANDERSON SYLVESTRE
Owner/Manager, Starz Ballroom

Mr. Sylvestre is a national ballroom dance competitor and an instructor who brings out the best in everyone — from beginner to the most advanced. He brings cutting edge technique to the dance floor, the latest trends in steps and body movement and a continuous smile that’s definitely contagious!

Mr. Sylvestre is originally from the Caribbean island of Haiti, where he owned the ballroom dance studio Salsa Plus. He brings an authentic Caribbean style to those hot Latin dances, especially salsa, mambo, cha-cha and rumba and more … From 2003 to 2009 Anderson owned two Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Willoughby and Northfield, Ohio.

He’s a terrific instructor, with 17 years experience in making students comfortable. “If you can walk, you can dance,” he always says, and he’s been right every time.

Mr. Sylvestre won 4 times Fred Astaire Ohio Regional Competition (American Rhythm), and was the Fred Astaire National Rising Star champion in Orlando, Fl. and Las Vegas , NV . He was also a finalist in lots of competitions across the country.

He competes with his students nationally and internationally in all levels and in 4 styles (American Rhythm, American Smooth, International latin and International Standard).

ANDY SLIMAK
Teacher, Westlake & Twinsburg Studios

Andy has been a registered professional for almost 13 years. Beginning his career with the Fred Astaire Franchise, Andy is certified through a mid-level Silver and has won many state and local awards including Rising Star in 2008 and Mix-Novice Champion in 2009. Students have shared multiple awards with Andy including three young ladies sharing the Top Junior Awards in 4 consecutive competitions (1 1/2 years). He has participated in Dancing with the Cleveland Stars on 3 different occasions and enjoys teaching in many different venues outside of the studio. Holding a Bachelors Degree from Cleveland State in Theater and Performance Arts, he is also certified through the Ohio Department of Education in continuing adult education and personal enrichment, having taught at the Polaris Career Center. Andy dances all styles of ballroom including Smooth, Standard, Rhythm and Latin. Come on in and have some fun, he is waiting to show you how wonderful the world of dancing can be!

 

 

 

IRINA KHRYCHIKOVA
Teacher, Twinsburg Studio

Irina started dancing Ballroom at the age of 6 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia in one of the top Ballroom dance clubs “Rhythm.”  For 10 years she performed and competed as an International Latin and Standard amateur dancer in Russia, Ukraine, and Europe.

In 2000 she was involved in the social dancing world first time, and after that she focused on Salsa, Bachata, Cha-cha, and other social dances.

When she moved to Cleveland, she continued dancing all Latin social dance, has attended multiple salsa congresses in the USA, Canada, and Europe; and has trained with some of the best in Salsa.

For the last 4 years, Irina has been an independent Ballroom instructor/choreographer for children and runs her Latin social dance classes for Adults.

 

TONY SCHEPPLER
Teacher, Twinsburg and Westlake Studio

North American Smooth Champion,
World American Ballroom Finalist,
U.S. National Rising Star American Smooth Champion,
U.S. Theatrical finalist,
U.S. Representative at Blackpool Invitational Exhibition World finalist
Tony has worked with Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz. You can also see him on the Big Screen, where he has been featured in “Mona Lisa Smiles” and Disney’s “Enchanted”.
New Japanese commercial with Cameron Diaz for Softbank cell phone.
NOW…
Teaching at
STARZ BALLROOM Dance studio
Privates lessons and Coaching and
Group classes

 

YULIYA FRID
Teacher/Marketing Director, Twinsburg  Studio

Yuliya was born in Russia, where she began ballroom dancing at the age of 7. She began to dance professionally while in college when she was hired by a Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Northfield. Since then, she has been competing with students, as well as professionally, both nationally and internationally. Yuliya has received several Top Teacher awards, won multiple Fred Astaire Ohio Regional Titles, and participated in Cleveland Dancing with the Stars three times. She has coached with the top ballroom dancers like Tony Dovolani and Karina Smirnoff, continuously improving her technique. She lived in Miami for a year, where she worked for Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Coral Gables. While in Miami, she attended several Salsa congresses and numerous workshops for New York style Salsa, training with some of the best salsa dancers in the country. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Modern Languages and tutors Spanish and Russian.

 

 

MAGGIE MAUST
Front Desk Specialist, Twinsburg Studio

Maggie began her athletic career in gymnastics, where she trained and competed for twelve years before discovering a natural tendency toward dance through drama camps and high school musicals. In college, Maggie was heavily involved in the dance community, quickly becoming a leader and choreographing her own numbers for many of the school’s dance productions and also choreographing one of the college’s spring musicals. There she discovered Ballroom and Swing dancing and actively worked as an executive of the college Ballroom Club to plan dances and events for the student body. While in school, Maggie danced a variety of styles of dance, but Ballroom always held a special spot above the rest. She’s thrilled to be at Starz as she continues to hone her dance skills and share her passion for dancing with you.

 

 

JUSTIN LOPEZ
Teacher, Twinsburg & Westlake Studios

Justin was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. At the age of 7 he started taking salsa classes with his sister at La Salsa De Hoy. He later joined Young Ambition Dance Company and attended the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where he trained in ballet, tap, jazz as well as other modern techniques(Horton, Graham, and Cunningham). In 2010 he joined Latin Fever which later became Balmir Latin Dance Studio the following year. As a member of the professional dance company he has traveled to numerous venues internationally to perform and teach such as Peru, Canada, Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Italy just to name a few. He also studied in numerous dances like Salsa On1 and On2, Latin Hustle, Afro-Cuban, Cha Cha, Bachata, and Kizomba. This past summer performed with PrimaDanceSport to work on a piece honoring HBO’s 30th Anniversary of Dirty Dancing. He is excited to start working with Starz Ballroom this coming April.


 

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  • People love to dance and what better ‘get a way’ from the hectic everyday life than with dance.  Take advantage of Starz specially priced Gift Certificates, good for all occasions:  Wedding Couples, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or any other gift giving occasions. Your gift certificate will be sent to you via mail. It will take approximately 2 to 4 business days to receive your gift certificate.
  • Call to purchase: Westlake Studio (440) 871-7827, Twinsburg Studio 330-840-7617.
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