ukrainian open west coast swing

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Staff

Teachers

Parker Dearborn & Melissa Rutz
(USA)

Parker & Melissa

Parker’s exceptional talent, distinct style, and irresistibly charming showmanship have earned him the most prestigious awards in the world of West Coast Swing. Parker holds the title to every major championship in the nation, including three time US Open Swing Dance Champion and two time Grand National Swing Dance Champion. Parker’s specialty is unique choreography and funky styling with emphasis on music interpretation.

Melissa teaches, competes, and judges all over the world. She is ranked among the top West Coast Swing dancers in the world. Melissa has won numerous champion level competitions including Showcase Swing, Classic Swing, Strictly Swing, Team, and Jack &Jill Competitions.

Melissa is known for her versatility as a dancer. She had the pleasure of working as Christina Aguilera’s dance double in her music video, Candyman. You can also watch Melissa &Arjay dance on the big screen in the movie, Love N’ Dancing.

Hugo Miguez & Stacy Kay
(USA)

Hugo  & Stacy

Hugo and Stacy are renowned worldwide for precision, variety, and teaching methods within West Coast Swing. Since 2011, they have taken the circuit by storm with their Classic Routines and are re-defining the learning process of the dance world.

Both continue to share their passion for dance and enjoy working with all levels to continue the growth of the dance community. Their philosophy is to introduce and foster fresh, comprehensive dance knowledge for their students by giving more of themselves within every experience.

They will lead you through energetic routines and social dances while sharing their advice on all things dance!

Marina Motronenko & Pavel Katunin
(Russia)

Daria Komkina & Rake Salo
(Russia - Finland)

Estelle Bonnaire
(France)
CHIEF JUDGE

Orgs

Event directors

Nataliya Kharlanova

Orgs

Tatiana Kizeeva

Orgs

Event manager

Zhenya Tretyakova

Orgs

Accomodation

ALFAVITO Hotel
35D, Predslavynska street, Kyiv, Ukraine

The elegant 4-star hotel 1 min walk from the venue and 15 min from the city center. Special deal with promocode, that you will receive in e-mail upon confirmed registration for event.

Hotel website

Venue

Professional Dance Studio
1/32 Nimetska (Telmana) Street , Kyiv, Ukraine



DIRECTIONS



From Boryspil International Airport (KBP):

Distance 33 KM / 20.51 MI SOUTH-EAST to the Venue

Time by taxi: 40 minutes, Cost: ~300 UAH/ €10 with Uklon taxi



From Zhulyany (IEV):

Distance 11 KM / 6.84 MI SOUTH-WEST

Time by taxi: 25 min, Cost: ~90 UAH/ €3 with Uklon taxi

For groups we will organize transfer shuttles from airport, please follow updates on Facebook Page



Central Railway Station

Distance 4 KM / 2.49 MI NORTH-WEST

Time by taxi: 15 min



Subway (Palats Ukraina) 

Distance 300 M / 0.19 MI WEST



Schedule



All levels
Level 2 Novice / Intermediate
Level 3 + 4 Intermediate / Advance



THURSDAY, Sept 13th
20:00-01:00 PRE PARTY
FRIDAY, Sept 14th
15:30 Registration open
16:30 Audition for Level 3 + 4
17:00 - 18:00 Hugo & Stacy
18:00 - 19:00 Melissa (Lady styling) Parker (Men styling)
20:00 Strictly Registration deadline
20:00 - 21:00 DINNER / Social dancing
21:00 - 22:00 Strictly Prelims Novice/Inter + Open
22:00 - 23:00 Strictly Finals
23:30 Teacher's Presentation
DJ set from Special guest
00:00 - sunrise Magic Univerce Party
SATURDAY, Sept 15th
10:30 Registration open
11:00 - 12:00 Auditions Bootcamp
12:00 - 13:15 Hugo & Stacy Melissa & Parker
13:30 - 14:45 Melissa & Parker Hugo & Stacy
15:00 - 16:00 Acro yoga for dancers:) Kevin & Nataliya
LUNCH
17:00 J&J Registration deadline
17:30 J&J Prelims (New, Nov)
18:15 J&J Prelims (Int, Adv)
19:00 DINNER / Floor trial (routines)
20:30 J&J Finals (New, Nov, Int)
22:00 Rising Stars
22:30 J&J Finals (Adv, Allstars)
23:30 Pro Show
00:00 - sunrise Party (+Flashmob)
SUNDAY, Sept 16th
11:00 - 12:00 Open WCS class Bootcamp
12:00 - 13:15 Rake & Dasha Bootcamp
13:30 - 14:45 Melissa & Parker Hugo & Stacy
15:00 - 16:15 Hugo & Stacy Melissa & Parker
LUNCH
18:30 Bootcamp show
Magicational J&J
AWARDS
DINNER
21:00 - sunrise Social dancing

Prices

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Till June 1st
(01.06.2018)

International Full Pass
125 €

Ukrainian Full pass
3800 UAH

Party pass
100 €
3300 UAH

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Till July 1st
(01.07.2018)

International Full pass
135 €

Ukrainian Full pass
4100 UAH

Party pass
110 €
3600 UAH

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After July 1st
(01.07.2018)

International Full pass
145 €

Ukrainian Full pass
4400 UAH

Party pass
120 €
4000 UAH

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WSDC Advanced

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Advance pass
90 €
3000 UAH

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WSDC All-Stars

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Allstars
FREE

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Competitions

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Strictly
20 €
600 UAH
Per Couple

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Jack-n-jill
15 €
450 UAH
Per Person

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RISING STAR
30 €
600 UAH
Per Couple

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Group Discounts

You have an opportunity to save up to 20€ by joining a group from your country!

Contact Group Leaders for details OR become one of them.



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