Roman Doroshenko – Professional Instructor

Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Doylestown

Roman brings with him his youthful yet charismatic dance skills. Growing up Roman was given the choice of enrolling in karate or dance class and he knew he was on the path to dance. He started dancing when he was 7 in his home country of Ukraine. In 2013 he moved to China where he taught Latin and Ballroom dance at the Duncan Academy and the Lily Rose dance school in Shenzhen from 2013 to 2017 and as of 2015, he became the WDC International Adjudicator. His favorite thing about teaching dance is being able to communicate with his students and seeing their growth and smiling faces!

International Achievements:

  • Multi-champion and vice-champion of Ukraine in Latin and Ballroom dances
  • Semi-finalist of the London Open Cup in 2007
  • The Netherlands Open Championship-Dutch Open in 2006
  • The International Championship “Blackpool Junior Dance Festival 2007”
  • The London Open Championship in 2007
  • The Two Richards Cup in 2007
  • The International Championship 2007 Austrian Open Championships.

 

Together with his wife Irina Savushkina, Roman has secured top placements at a number of prominent Dancesport competitions in the United States, including:

  • 3rd place: 2019 Maryland Dancesport Championships, in Professional Rising Star Smooth (Baltimore, MD)
  • 3rd place: 2019 Golden Star Dancesport Championships , in Professional Rising Star Smooth (Jersey City, NJ)
  • 3rd place: 2019 Eastern United States Dancesport Championships, in Professional Rising Star Smooth (Boston, MA)
  • 3rd place: 2018 Northeast Dancesport Championships, in Professional American Rhythm Bronze & Silver (Whippany, NJ)
  • 2nd place: 2018 Northeast Dancesport Championships, in Professional American Smooth Bronze & Silver (Whippany, NJ)
  • 1st Place: 2018 National Dance Championships, in Professional Bronze and Silver Closed Smooth Division (Orlando, FL)

Roman has also claimed many accolades as a dance instructor, including:

  • 1st Place Top Teacher Overall: 2019 National Dance Championships
  • 1st Place Top Teacher Ballroom:  2019 National Dance Championships
  • 1st Place Top Teacher Rhythm:  2019 National Dance Championships
  • 1st Place Top Teacher Smooth:  2019 National Dance Championships
  • 1st Place United States Overall Top Teacher: 2019 United States Dance Championships, (Orlando, FL)
  • 1st Place United States Standard Top Teacher: 2019 United States Dance Championships, (Orlando, FL)
  • 2nd Place United States Smooth Top Teacher: 2019 United States Dance Championships, (Orlando, FL)
  • 2nd Place United States American Rhythm Top Teacher: 2019 United States Dance Championships (Orlando, FL)
  • 1st Place Top Male Teacher: Metropolitan 2019 (Long Branch, NJ)
  • 1st Place Top Teacher: Metropolitan 2019 (Long Branch, NJ)
  • 1st place Top Teacher: 2019 NY-NJ Dancesport Challenge (Jersey City, NJ)
  • 1st Place Top Rhythm Teacher: 2018 National Dance Championships (Orlando, FL)
  • 1st Place Top Smooth Teacher: 2018 National Dance Championships (Orlando, FL)
  • 1st Place Top Overall Teacher: 2018 National Dance Championships (Orlando, FL)
  • 1st Place Top Teacher:  2018 NY-NJ Dancesport Challenge (Jersey City, NJ)
  • 1st place Top Male Teacher: 2018 NY-NJ Dancesport Challenge (Jersey City, NJ)
  • 2nd Place Top Male Teacher: Fred Astaire Pennsylvania Winter Classic 2017 (Philadelphia, PA)

Roman was ranked in the top 3 of all the professional dance instructors in the Fred Astaire franchise in 2019. Additionally, he currently holds 3rd place at the 2019 Fred Astaire World Cup, where the top 20 of our 1,100 dance instructors compete for the title of Top Teacher of 2019.

Roman’s students continually bring home gold, silver, and bronze medals from some of the most prestigious and recognized Pro/Am competitions in the United States. They are awarded highly esteemed accolades for their performances in almost every competition they enter. Their incredible success has led Roman’s studio, the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Doylestown, PA, to receive countless Top Studio awards, helping them rank amongst the best, not only in the state of Pennsylvania, but nationally as well.