Eugene was born in Poltava, Ukraine before moving to the United States in December 2006 where he began his career with Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios.
Eugene worked at as an instructor at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Tarrytown, NY until 2011 before he became a United States National Nine-Dance Finalists with partner Marisa in 2012 and 2013.
Other accomplishments include:
- Represented the Ukraine in the European and World Ballroom Dance Championships.
- Fred Astaire National Rising Star Rhythm Champion
- Eugene is 4 time winner of the Annual Fred Astaire Award for New York State as Top Teacher
- Took numerous Top Teacher awards at many Fred Astaire National and Cross Country Championships
Eugene was a Top Overall Dance Instructor at Fred Astaire National Championships 4 times. He has experience teaching adults and children social dancing and competitive Dancesport style dancing. His students have won numerous awards at independent competitions as well as Fred Astaire Regional and National Championships
Under Eugene’s and Marisa’s ownership, Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Manhasset has won National Top Studio Award 4 times in a row.
“I am very honored and inspired to work at the Award winning Fred Astaire Dance studio of Manhasset. Dancing has been my passion since I was 6 years old and thanks to Fred Astaire Dance Studios I have a wonderful opportunity to share my knowledge and love to dance with our fabulous Staff and Students on Long Island, NY”.