Undefeated U.S. under 21 ballroom champions, Alex Dubovyk and RickieTaylor, will be featured at the monthly Premier Ballroom dance event at the Holy Trinity Greek Church Community Center in Bridgeport, Saturday, Sept. 28.
Together as a team only since July in 2018, Dubovyk and Taylor won the U.S. National Championship in Provo, Utah, this past March, and followed their triumph there winning the coveted Emerald Ball in Los Angeles, including the over 21 category.
Alex, 29, who is from Ukraine, and Rickie, 18, from Brooklyn, N.Y., were selected to be partners after numerous tryouts on the west Coast and New York. They are coached by former American professional champion, Jonathan Wilkins, who calls them the greatest young dancers he has ever coached.
Showtime is 9:30 p.m. with general dancing from 7 to 11:30 p.m. to the music of deejay PVS Sound. A dance lesson will be taught at 8 p.m. Singles and couples are welcome. $20. Complimentary snacks. Call 203-374-7308 for reservations. Exit 47 off the Merritt Parkway at 4070 Park Ave.