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Jonas Kazlauskas

Jonas Kazlauskas

Jonas has been dancing for 21 years and had the honor of being top representative dancer for Lithuania and England throughout his Youth and Amateur dancing career.

Having done big dance shows as a professional dancer/instructor/choreographer with ‘Stricly Come Dancing Stars’ and Jack Vettriano in England, he has great experience in teaching and performing.

Some of his more notable achievements include:

  • Lithuanian Junior 1 Champion in 2004
  • Top 24 Professional Rising Star Latin in International Championships 2013
  • 3rd place in the World Amateur 10 Dance Championship
  • 2nd place World Youth II Latin
  • Finalist in Assen, Dutch Open/5th place in Under21 at Dutch Open
  • Semi-Finals in Blackpool and International Championships

After finishing his Performing Arts Dance Degree in Bournemouth University, Jonas moved to America to continue his dance career.

He is currently dancing and competing on all major Championships in US in Professional Standard, Latin, and 10-Dance with his partner and fellow Starlite instructor Kathleen Ilo. Over the course of their short 3 year partnership they have already become

2X World 10-Dance Finalists as well as World Classic Showdance Bronze Medalists.

His is a refreshing, energetic and charismatic dancer who brings a lighthearted approach to ballroom dancing.