GINNY RAY & ARTEM SHILLER 

Let us introduce you to Ginny Ray and Artem Shiller! This husband and wife duo hale from Virginia and have taken the American Rhythm floor by storm! 

"Born and raised on formal dance in Moscow, Artem came to the US to find a new adventure. Here he met Ginny, also a lifelong dancer, but with a way different story. Together, they are building a tale of their own.  

With his competitive background in the International styles from childhood on, Artem quickly caught on to their American counter parts. His well trained body and his analytical mind fell in love with American Rhythm and Smooth styles, he now just needed a partner to train with...

Enter: Ginny Ray...With early childhood gymnastics and ballet, Ginny's evolution as a dancer has maneuvered her through several genre's. After leaving college as a Ballet Education major, she found herself drawn to Hustle and Salsa. She went on to win two World Hustle Championships and share the stage with some of the world's best Salsa dancers. Most recently she got back to fundamentals in American Ballroom... where she found a handsome and highly capable Artem.


Artem and Ginny Ray found a uniqueness in each other that was irresistable to exploration. They decided that their talents and experiences met in the middle with American Rhythm and took off running...well, dancing. They are currently training and competing all over the US as well as coaching a team of competitive student partners to do the same. Together, their adventure has received several Top Teacher Awards, Top Studio awards, and many podium appearances for their execution during Rising Star and Open Rhythm competitions. "

This couple has been a personal favorite of Angel & Cree Criado this year and we couldn't be happier to have them joining us in 2020!  We know they will put on an amazing show and we are excited to share their love for dance with you!