Nikita Ignatenko

NIKITA IHNATENKO is the 2016 Ukrainian Champion in International Standard, and has placed as a finalist and Runner-Up in many international competitions. His students compete internationally with high-ranking results, including a Second Place in the WDSF Ukrainian Open Championships and Slovak Open Cup. Nikita is a native of Kyiv, Ukraine, where he started dancing when he was 5 years old – in his own words, “I had no choice growing up in a family of dancers.” Both of his parents are professional ballroom instructors and the owners of the DanceSport Club “Dance-Maximum” in Kyiv.