TALENT

TALENT

Get to know the talented dancers, teachers, & creatives behind Dance & Co! Featuring Maks & Val Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, Jenna Johnson, Kiki Nyemchek, Koko Iwasaki, Emily Crouch, Taylor Banks, and many more to come!

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TALENT
  • Maks Chmerkovskiy

    Maksim Chmerkovskiy is a Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway star and actor. Maks first appeared on Dancing with the Stars on the second season as a professional dancer. Maks was on the series for 14 seasons and won the Mirrorball Trophy in 2014 with Olympic ice dancer, Meryl D...

  • Val Chmerkovskiy

    Valentin Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian-born professional dancer, author and television personality. A 14-time US National Champion and two-time World Dance Champion, Val rose to stardom as a fan-favorite professional and eventual two-time winner of the hit series Dancing with the Stars. He has sinc...

  • Peta Murgatroyd

    Peta Murgatroyd, the Two-time Mirror Ball Champion, first appeared on Dancing With The Stars in 2011 and over the past nine years has cemented herself as a fan favorite on the show, starring in over 121 episodes.

    New Zealand born and raised in Australia; Peta has been dancing since the age of 4....

  • Jenna Johnson

    Jenna Johnson-Chmerkovskiy is a fan favorite from So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing With the Stars. Jenna is the season 26 Dancing With the Stars champion, which she won as a professional dancer and choreographer, partnered with Olympian Adam Rippon.

    Jenna has been a dancer on Dancing with ...

  • Kiki Nyemchek

    Kiki started Latin Ballroom dancing at the age of 4 and has been in the industry for 25 years. Throughout his competitive career, he has achieved numerous titles including his 3x National Championships and his Blackpool Dance Festival Semi-final and finalist achievements. Other than his competiti...

  • Koko Iwasaki

    Koine “Koko” Iwasaki was born in Kanagawa, Japan and moved with her family to the United States when she was two. Koine grew up in South Florida and began dancing at the age of 3. Through her years of dancing, Koine trained in all styles of dance and began her professional dance career at the age...

  • Emily Crouch

    Emily Crouch grew up in St. Louis where she trained in all styles of dance. She moved to Los Angeles in 2013 to begin her professional career signing with Clear Talent Group and dancing with Soul Escape Contemporary Dance Company. A year later, she joined Entity Dance Company performing in shows...

  • Taylor Banks

    Taylor Banks, originally from the midwest, has been dancing since the age of three. She never thought a career in dance would be her path, but on a whim moved to Los Angeles after high school to see what could come of it. Now she can be seen as a featured dancer in national commercials, tv shows,...