Dancing With The Stars Celebrity Pros, Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo, have given Group Classes and performed at Goldcoast Ballroom. Photos and videos from some of their classes and performance at Goldcoast Ballroom are featured on our Photos and Videos pages.
Edyta Sliwinska, a professional ballroom dancer born in Warsaw, Poland who started dancing at age 11, joined Dancing With the Stars as a Pro in Season 1 of the show.
She remained on the show for 10 seasons, coming very close to winning the Mirror Ball trophy in Season 6, when she and her partner, NFL player Jason Taylor, won second place. In Season 3, she and her partner actor Joey Lawrence, achieved 3rd place.
Alec Mazo, born in Russia, also joined Dancing With the Stars as a Pro in Season 1 of the show. He and his partner, Kelly Monaco, won the first place Mirror Ball trophy in Season 1 of the show. He participated in 5 seasons of the show and 4 Dancing With the Stars tours.
Edyta and Alec competed on the professional Latin ballroom circuit for years before joining Dancing With the Star’s first season in 2005. They married in 2007.
After leaving Dancing With The Stars, Alec studied at Stanford Business School, where he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Business. He now runs a production company which focuses on creating Broadway-style productions, with an announced goal of expanding into production of television shows.
Edyta and Alec both have performed in various acting roles, created a series of fitness DVDs, and been active in running their family’s dance studio in San Francisco.
The following video shows a compilation of Edyta Sliwinska & Alec Mazo’s special dances as a couple in Dancing With the Stars – Seasons 1-3:
See also Photos and Videos of Edyta & Alec at Goldcoast Ballroom!