About Garry

Garry was born in Tomsk, Russia, and began dancing at the
age of six. He studied dance in Moscow where he quickly became a top competitor, while also studying engineering
at Tomsk Polytechnic University.

He continued his dancing career in Israel from 1992 until
1999, when he relocated to the U.S. He has trained with
highly achieved dancers from all over the world, including Michael and Vicky Barr, Peter Eggleton, Bill and Bobby Irvine, Marcus and Karen Hilton, Kenny and Marion Welsh , Greg Smith, Augusto Schiavo, Luca Baricchi, Robert and Barbara Grover, David Sicamore and Denise Weavers, Oliver Wessel-Therhorn, Jonathan Wilkins and Katusha Demidova.

Garry is co-owner of Chevy Chase Ballroom and co-organizer
of Yuletide Ball Championships hosted annually in
Washington, D.C.

Garry is fluent in English, Russian, and Hebrew. He currently lives in Falls Church, VA with his wife and three children.

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