Grey (Sergiy) Masko – Studio Owner/Instructor

Grey began dancing at the age of 7 in Nikolaev, Ukraine. Grey had a very successful competitive dance career before moving to the United States. In 2001 he became the Ukrainian National Latin Champion. and in 2008 went on to become the Eastern European Latin Champion.

In 2013 Grey moved to the United States to begin his career with the Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Albany, NY. Grey is considered to be one of the top teachers in the NY region, the top region in the country. From the time he started teaching in 2013 he was the 1st place Top Specialist two years in a row and went on to also be the 1st place Top Teacher.

In 2013 Grey met his partner, Elizabeth Hayner, and together they began competing in the Professional American Rhythm and Showdance Divisions. Together, Grey and Elizabeth have competed all over the United States and have placed in the final of many prestigious competitions in both the Professional American Rhythm and Showdance divisions. They are Professional American Rhythm Rising Star Eastern United States and Washington Open Champions, Showdance Winners at Yuletide Ball and numerous Fred Astaire Regional Competitions, as well Fred Astaire World Showdance Finalists.

After 3 years of being an instructor at Fred Astaire Albany, Grey with his partner Elizabeth, decided to open his own Studio in Saratoga Springs, New York.

On January 31st, 2017 Fred Astaire Dance Studio Saratoga Springs, New York officially opened, and now welcomes Students of all ages, levels and aspirations! Grey is excited to share his wealth of knowledge and love of dance at beautiful Fred Astaire Dance Studio Saratoga Springs!