Paolo Di Lorenzo and Liene Darbiniece Di Lorenzo are among the top Professional Competitive Couples in the World. They are the 2013 United States National Professional Classic Show Dance Champions, 2014 World Professional Ballroom Showdance Championship Finalists, and have won many other top titles in the United States and the World.
Dancing together since March 2004, Liene and Paolo have competed and performed throughout Europe, Asia and the USA representing Latvia, (Liene’s native country) and the United States. They turned professional in September 2006, passing the examination of Standard Dance Teacher in A.N.M.B ( Associazione Nazionale Maestri di Ballo) in Italy (Paolo’s native country).
Paolo and Liene both are NDCA Championship Certified Adjudicators in International Style Standard and Latin, American Smooth and Rhythm, and World Dance Council International Competitors and International Adjudicators in Standard and Latin.
Titles achieved in USA during their Professional Dance career:
2013 United States National Professional Classic Show Dance Champions.
Winners of the “First Coast Classic Championship” (Jacksonville).
Winners of “The Texas Challenge” Dancesport Championship (Houston).
Winners of the “Grand National Championship” (Miami).
2nd place at “Hawaii Star Ball” (Honolulu).
2nd place at “New Jersey State Open” Professional Rising Stars (New Jersey).
2nd place at “Twin Cities Open” Professional Open Standard (Minneapolis).
2nd place at “The Empire State Championship” Professional Rising Star Standard (New York).
2nd place at “Philadelphia Championship”.
3rd place at the “Northeastern States Dance Championships” (Stamford).
3rd place at the “Eastern United States Dancesport Championships” (Boston).
3rd place at the “USDC 2012″ Professional Classic Show Dance (Orlando).
“Embassy Ball” Open to the World Professional Rising Star Standard (Irvine, CA).
“Stardust Open” (Atlantic City, USA) Professional Rising Stars and Show Dance.
“Tri State Challenge” Professional Open Standard and Show Dance.
“Philadelphia Dance Festival”Professional Open Show Dance.
“Atlanta Open” Professional Open Standard and Show Dance.
“Can Am Dancesport Gala” Professional Open Standard and Show Dance (Toronto).
“Yuletide Ball 2009″ Professional Open Standard Professional and Show Dance (Washington DC).
“Sunshine State Dancesport Championship” Professional Open Standard (Miami).
“Florida Superstars” Professional Open Standard (Tampa).
“Platinum Dancesport Classic” Professional Open Standard and Show Dance (Miami).
Titles achieved Worldwide during Professional Career:
2014 World Professional Ballroom Showdance Championship Finalists
Semi-Finalist at the “International Championships” Professional Rising Stars Standard (London).
16th at the “European Championship” (Dusseldorf).
3rd at the “Antwerp Stars Cup” (Belgium).
2nd at the “Slovenian Open” (Izola).
Semi-Finalist at “the English Open Championship” (London).
Semi-Finalist at the “German Open Championships” Professional Rising Stars (Stuttgart).
Semi-Finalist at “European Classic Show Dance Championship (Ballingen).
Ranked in the top 48 at the “British Open” Professional Rising Star Standard (Blackpool).
4th at “The Japan Open Championship” (Tokyo).
20th at the “World Championship” (Tokyo).
Official Representatives at 4 World Professional Championships and 3 European Championships.
Paolo and Liene have been instructors at Goldcoast Ballroom since 2011. They give private lessons, provide coaching, and teach group classes at Goldcoast Ballroom in all of the International Standard style ballroom dances, including Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, and Quickstep, as well as Show Dance. Liene also teaches group classes and private lessons in the Latin and Rhythm dances.
For more information, see Paolo and Liene’s website, www.PaoloLiene.com.
The following video shows Paolo and Liene’s winning performance as Finalists (Couple 117) at the CAN-AM DanceSport Competition in Toronto, Canada in 2012 »
See more spectacular performances by Paolo and Liene Di Lorenzo in Shows they gave at Goldcoast Ballroom in our Video Gallery of Performances by World Class Pros at Goldcoast Ballroom.