Ballroom dance champions performing in Bridgeport
Undefeated United States under 21 ballroom champions Alex Dubovyk and RickieTaylor will be featured at the monthly Premier Ballroom dance event at the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday evening, Sept. 28.
Together as a team only since July in 2018, Dubovyk and Taylor won the U.S. National Championship in Provo, Utah, this past March, and followed their triumph there winning the coveted Emerald Ball in Los Angeles, including the over 21 category. The young couple will vie for the world crown in England this November.
Alex, 19, who is from Ukraine, and Rickie, 18, from Brooklyn, N.Y., were selected to be partners after numerous tryouts on the west Coast and New York. They are coached by former American professional champion Jonathan Wilkins, who calls them the greatest young dancers he has ever coached.
Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center, 4070 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Saturday evening, Sept. 28. Showtime is 9:30 p.m. with general dancing from 7-11:30 p.m. to the music of DJ PVS Sound. A dance lesson will be taught at 8. Singles and couples are welcome. $20. Complimentary snacks. For reservations, call 203-374-7308.