Russian Open WCS 2018 PROs
Jordan Frisbee & Tatiana Mollmann
Olivier & Virginie Massart
Boris Borenko и Irina Avdeeva
Jordan Frisbee & Tatiana Mollmann (USA)
Jordan Frisbee and Tatiana Mollmann have been a successful partnership for 16 years. They are 11-Time US Open Champions, as well as having 20 US Open Titles each. They are 6-time NASDE Champions, and Multi-Grand National Champions, as well as dominating the Classic Division for many years. At the UCWDC World's event they were given the Star Award for the Couple with the Most Impact on Swing, and Jordan won Best Swing Choreographer.
They travel 47 out of 52 weekends per year, performing, teaching packed workshops, and judging. They also have choreographed for some of the top dancers in Latin, Ballroom, Salsa, Bachata and the Zouk world. They are Certified Teachers in the Golden State Dance Teachers Association.
Olivier & Virginie Massart (France)
Famous French dancers, organizers of French Open WCS in Paris, the creators and choreographers of the international WCS Flash Mob and talented teachers. Each lesson with Olivier and Virginie is not just saturated with new information but also very fun.
Olivier began his dance career at the age of 8 and soon became a famous boogie-woogie (2000 World Champion in Junior Division and vice-champion of 2006) and lindy-hop dancer. In the mid-2000s, when WCS only appeared in France, he completely switched to this dance and since 2007 has been teaching it in Paris.
Virginie dances from 4 years: up to 15 years she’s been practicing acrobatic rock'n'roll and LeRoc. After her 15 she actively engaged in solo dances. In 2008 in Paris she got acquainted with WCS and her future husband Olivier.
Irina Puzanova (Russia)
Irina is a firecracker of a woman. Phenomenon if you will. Because what can you really say about this force of nature? Irina is a passionate and versatile dance teacher running her own dance school.
Dancing since she was 7, Irina was doing Ballroom, Belly Dancing, Jazz, Hustle, Discofox, Salsa, Bachata, WCS, and pretty much any social dance. She began taking a serious interest in West Coast Swing in 2010, learned from the best and has been a very successful competitor. She is the first dancer in Russia to reach the All-Star division and the first one to have Champion points. She has won the Advanced Jack & Jill at the US Open 2012, the first European All Star division at Midland Swing Open, the All-Star Jack & Jill at French Open 2014, BudaFest 2015, Mid-Atlantic Dance Jam 2015, first European Invitational J’n’J at UK Champs 2016, US Open 2016 in Strictly Swing.
When teaching she’s demanding and encouraging just in the right proportion. Nowadays Irina travels all around the world from Asia to US dancing, teaching and competing. But most of all Irina is a social dancer. You can find her from the dancefloor all night long!
Boris Borenko & Irina Avdeeva (Russia)
Boris and Irina are teaching WCS together since 2010 and at the moment they are one of the most popular teaching couples in Moscow and in Russia. Also were teaching in Latvia, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Finland. Boris and Irina had founded a WCS dance school “LisoBorie” that is the only wcs-dedicated school in Russia, and constantly develop local wcs-community.
Irina is dancing since early childhood. Started from 7 years of ballroom dancing, and then followed by 6 years of hustle, jazz, salsa, pop and tap-dance. She is dancing WCS from the moment, when the dance came to Russia - more than 8 years from now. Irina is an All Stars dancer according to WCDS system.
Irina constantly developing her dance skills by participating in international master classes, competitions, also she takes part in the organization of the classes of international WCS stars in Moscow. She teaches dances from 2006. Irina is widely regarded as one of the most popular Russian teacher of WCS. She’s teaching WCS not only in regular groups in Moscow, but also goes with master classes around Russia and neighboring countries.
Boris joined WCS at 2008, and since then he is a regular participant and a finalist of many Russian and international WCS competitions. Before joining WCS he danced Hustle and Tap-dance and practiced different martial arts. In 2010, together with Irina, he took a 2-nd place in Classic division at French Open West Coast Swing. Boris is an Advanced dancer according to WCDS system.