Ohio Star Ball 2014

CONGRATULATIONS OHIO STAR BALL COMPETITORS!     This year marks a new stage in the growth of our BDSC community. Such fantastic results. We are all so very proud.   Professional Latin Dmitry Nikishkin and Olena Shvets – 5th Place Amateur Latin Pasha Stepanchuk and Gabriella Sabler – 2nd Place Arthur Tarnavskyy and Anastasia Danilova – 3rd Place Patricja Golak …

New Jersey State Open

  Congratulations!!! New Jersey State Open Results Dmitry Nikishkin and Olena Shvets -Professional Latin- 1st Place   Peter Kaczmarski and Emily Chervinsky J Silver Ballrom – Walts, Foxtrot, Quickstep – 3rd Place J Open Silver Ballroom- Walts, Foxtrot, Quickstep – 1st Place J Silver Latin – Cha cha, Samba, Rumba – 3rd Place J Open Silver Latin – Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba – 1st Place J …

Dimitry and Olena – Cha Cha presentation

Dimitri Nikishkin & Olena Shvets

Dmitriy Nikishkin and Olena Shvets what a presentation! This powerhouse couple is Brooklyn DanceSport Club’s top competing professional Latin couple. While dancing together for only 3 years, they have achieved sensational results, placing in finals all over the country. Ever wanted to learn how to dance? What does it take and how do you get there? Private lessons are the …

Congratulations to all the Brooklyn DanceSport Club competitors representing New York and BDSC at the 2013 Ohio Star Ball!


The Ohio Star Ball began as a one day showcase 35 years ago, under the direction of Sam Sodano. With equal amounts of creativity, courage and perseverance, Sam has developed this Championship into the largest Pro/Am competition, not only in North America, but in the world today.

Congratulations to all the BDSC Competitors who Danced at the 2013 Boston Ballroom Competition and Conference and Cup in Boston, Massachusetts


The Boston Ballroom Competition and Conference is an annual competition held in the middle of September in Boston, MA and is organized by Chris Johnston and Frank Miranda. The competition features events for Amateur (from Pre-teen to Adult), Professional, and Pro-Am competitors and this event has been growing from it’s inauguration last year.