features interviews with some of today's leading dance stars, where
you get to ask the questions.
our latest interview you got the chance to ask a question
to Andy and Kelly Kainz, Professional Latin American dancers.
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and Kelly Kainz
and Kelly Kainz are Latin American dancers. They turned
Professional in May 2001 and were the winners at their
first professional competition, the British Open Latin
Rising Star Championships in 2001.
came 3rd at the Latin World Masters in Innsbruck in Austria
2001, were the winners of the BDF Star Championships 2002,
semi-finalists at the British Open Professional Latin 2002,
runners up at the Closed UK Professional Latin 2002, semi-finalists
at the International Professional Latin 2002 and are the British
South American Showdance Champions.
started attending Ballet, Tap and Modern classes when she
was 3 years old. It was then when her dance teachers and parents
recognised her aptitude and love for dance. Continuing with
these dance styles and starring in many shows in her home
town of Liverpool she eventually changed her direction to
Latin American dancing after she accompanied a friend to a
dance class of that style. She quickly turned out to be a
very successful Juvenile and after dancing for two years in
the Juniors she appeared in her first Open British under 21
Final at the age of 17.
was born in St Veit, Austria and started dancing only because
his mum wouldn’t let him attend his first ball before
learning to dance properly. For some reason he enjoyed it
so much that after a few month of medallist classes he gave
up his successful football career to prepare for his first
competition, aged 16 years old. Coming last made him only
more determined and within three years he rose to become the
youngest Latin American champion in Austria’s dance
turning Professional, together they were twice Austrian Amateur
Champions (1995/1996) before deciding to represent England.
They reached as high as no 4 in IDSF Amateur World ranking.
They were twice runners up at British Closed Championships
(1999/2000) and won the JBDF/IDSF Open in Tokyo (1999). They
were finalists of World Latin Trophy and World and European
Cups and semi-finalist of all major Championships including
World and European Championships.
currently live in South London and work in Dance Options in
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