Garry Gekhman

Originally from Tomsk, Russia, Garry Gekhman is an accomplished professional dancer. Garry is a World Vice-Champion and undefeated U.S. Classic Showdance Champion, a Finalist at the Blackpool International and U.K. Rising Star Standard Division, and an undefeated Israeli National Champion in Latin, Standard, and Classic Showdance. Well known for his riveting performances, Garry wowed American audiences as a professional performer on Dancing with the Stars. He has delighted in dance for 30 years and is pleased to share this with the Washington, DC community.


  • Seven time undefeated Israeli Ballroom, Latin, 10-dance, and Show Dance Champion
  • Blackpool Rising Star Finalist
  • Yankee Classic Standard Champion
  • World Masters Standard Champion
  • Philadelphia Dance Festival Standard Champion
  • Constitution State Challenge Standard Champion
  • North East Invitational Standard Champion
  • Maryland DanceSport Standard Champion
  • Virginia State Standard Champion
  • 2-time US National Champion with Show Dance number “Freakazoid”
  • Blackpool Show Dance performer of “Freakazoid”
  • Performed on “Dancing with the Stars