Despina's Bio


 

despinadanceDespina Kreatsoulas was born in New York and raised in Athens, Greece. At a very young age she discovered her passion for dance. She is a certified dance instructor with substantial teaching experience and studies in Athens, London and New York in Ballroom, Latin, Contemporary, Jazz and Flamenco dance .She holds certificates from United Kingdom Alliance, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and she is a member of New York Society of Teachers of Dancing. In her years of dance training she had the opportunity to attend seminars given by Gillian Gregory and was coached by champions from around the world.

For over a decade she has shared her passion for dance as teacher and dancer. She has worked in numerous productions; TV, Live Shows, and Musicals, as well as, collaborated with well known choreographers, singers, and TV personalities of Greece such as, Panos Metaxopoulos , Elena Paparizou, Nikos Oikonomopoulos and Karoli Vamos. Despina in 2009 transitioned from Athens to New York and immediately began teaching at Fred Astaire Studios. Now her lifetime passion has been embodied in her own private studio where she can show that everybody can dance!!!

 

 Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.

                                                                                                                                                                - Anonymous