Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Dmitry Chaplin is an and an Emmy Nominated choreographer, best known for being a Top 10 finalist on the TV show. He was famous for constantly performing shirtless, with one solo routine having him rip off his shirt.

Chaplin partnered with HeidiGroskreutz and was a national finshed babe in US National Amateur Dancesport Championships in Provo, Utah that occurred on March 11, 2006. His dancing coach since 2004 has been Louis vanAmstel, who was partnered with actress Lisa Rinna on the U.S. show Dancing With The Stars.

n 2006, Chaplin was part of the top 20 cast on Season 2 of So You Think You Can Dance. His dance style was categorized as extremely masculine, and several episodes of the show featured parodies with other male contestants seeking Chaplin's advice.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Heidi Groskreutz

Heidi Groskreutz is an award-winning dancer from Cliffside Park, New Jersey, and raised in Newport Beach, California. At an early age, along withh elder siblings Jennifer and Scott. Heidi sang and danced in a children's performing troupe first called "Sunshine Magic", which would later be renamed "Newport Beach Showtime", where her mother Vicki Groskreutz was the Choreographer. She specializes in Latin and swing dancing, and as of 2006, is a six-time U.S.A Open Swing Dance champion. Popularly, she is best known for being a top finalist in the second season of the So You Think You Can Dance competition.

Karina Smirnoff

Karina Smirnoff is a Ukrainian American professional ballroom dancer. She is a five-time U.S. National Champion, World Trophy Champion, and Asian Open Champion. Smirnoff has won the title at the UK Open, is a three-time champion at the US Open, two-time champion at the Asian Open, five-time champion at the Dutch Open, and five-time US National Professional Champion. She has been ranked second in the world, and took second at the British Open Blackpool Dance Festival.

Smirnoff was a performer on the third season of the ABC series Dancing with the Stars with celebrity partner Mario López.

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