Pasha Kovalev

Pasha was born and raised in the Far East of Siberia, Russia and started to dance at the age of 8. Following his passion for dance he eventually moved to the USA at the age of 20.

After a very successful professional competitive career in Latin Dancing with his dance partner Anya Garnis, Pasha auditioned for a 3rd season of a very popular TV show – So You Think You Can Dance that made him a popular and recognizable dancer across the US. After the TV show was over Pasha was invited to be a part of the Ballroom sensation show playing on Broadway – Burn The Floor . After the Broadway run Pasha joined Burn The Floor’s World Tour and eventually performed on WestEnd.

In 2011 Pasha joined the professional cast of BBC Strictly Come Dancing in the UK.
8 seasons on the show, 4 finals and 1 Glitter ball Trophy later Pasha finished his career on Strictly to focus on producing his own shows. He successfully toured the Uk for 6 years with sell out shows

In 2021, Pasha came back to the West End as one of the lead performers in ‘Here Come The Boys’. This year, Pasha has choreographed feature film ‘Paris Christmas Waltz which will debut on The American Family Network and is currently touring the UK in ‘La Bamba: The Musical’