Kristina Rihanoff Kristina Rihanoff

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS/CV

Biography

 

Kristina Rihanoff
- Professional dancer, choreographer and tutor

 

 

- COMPETITIVE DANCE ACHIEVEMENTS

2003/04/05 2nd U.S. National American Rhythm Finals.
2003/04 2nd Open to the World, Mambo Championship.
2004 American Rhythm RS National Champions.
2004  2nd World Exhibition British Final.
2005 2nd Open to the World American Rhythm finals.
2006 1st South African National Latin Champions.
2007 Semi-finalist Open to the World, British Open.

 

 

 

- CHOREOGRAPHY/THEATRE STAGING

2008/09/10/11/12 Choreographed in all five seasons of Strictly Come Dancing. For many professional dances and celebrity routines for both the tours and TV series, including many solos.
2009 Choreographed for the grand adventure UK tour Assisted in the choreography for ITV2s ‘ Dancing on wheels’ to involve wheelchair users in competitive ballroom.
2010 Choreographer for the UK tour of ‘An evening with Brian and Kristina’. Adapted choreography skills for the stage show ‘The Strictly Professionals Tour’ performed in theatres across the UK. Head choreographer for the national Aviva TV commercial ‘ Strictly ballroom’ starring Paul Whitehouse.
2012 Choreographed for ' Dance To The Music', the first tour of its kind with the Strictly live band.
2013 Part of the cast for 'Burn The Floor' on London's West End, alongside professional partner Robin Windsor.
2016 'One More Dance' on London's West End Adelphi Theatre with Gleb Savchenko

 

 

- TV CAREER

2007/2008  Dancing with the Stars tour
Sep 2008   Strictly Come Dancing (UK)
Series 6 - celebrity partner John Sergeant
Jan 2009 Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour
Sep 2009 Strictly Come Dancing
Series 7 - celebrity partner Joe Calzaghe
Jan 2010 Strictly Come Dancing live tour
Celebrity partner Mark Ramprakash
May - Jul 2010 Strictly Professionals Tour
Partnered with professional dancer Brian Fortuna
Sep 2010 Strictly Come Dancing
Series 8 - celebrity partner DJ Goldie
Dec 2010 Strictly Christmas special
Celebrity partner John Barrowman (1st place)
Jan 2011 Strictly Come Dancing live tour
Celebrity partner Jimi Mistry
Sep 2011 Strictly Come Dancing
Series 9 - celebrity partner Jason Donovan
Jan 2012 Strictly Come Dancing live tour
Celebrity partner Jason Donovan
Sep 2012 Strictly Come Dancing
Series 10 - celebrity partner Colin Salmon
Dec 2012 Strictly Christmas special
Celebrity partner Tom Chambers
Sep 2013 Strictly Come Dancing
Series 11 - celebrity partner Ben Cohen
Jan 2014 Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour
Celebrity partner Ben Cohen
Series 12 - celebrity partner Simon Webbe
Jan 2015 Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour
Celebrity partner Simon Webbe - WINNERS
Sep 2015 Strictly Come Dancing
Series 13 - celebrity partner Daniel O'Donnell
Jan 2016 Celebrity Big Brother

 

 

- COMMERCIAL ENDORSEMENTS/CHARITY WORK

2008 Released ' The Art of dancesport make up' book.
2009 Ambassador for the St Tropez' perfect legs tanning' PR campaign.
2009 Celebrity figure for the Pink Vest breast cancer campaign.
2010 Celebrity columnist for BEST magazine.
2010/11/12 Headed a number of charity campaigns for UNICEF and LATCH.
2010 Promoted the Kleshna poppy friendship bracelet in aid of Remembrance Sunday.
2010 Modelled LA Senza underwear brand in a promotion for the Sun tabloid.
2010 Trustee for www.dotcomcf.org charity
2010/11/12 Modelled in numerous campaigns for Closer magazine including 'Country fashion shoot' as well as other media including Daily Mail health/Hello magazine/OK magazine/Dance today.
2012 Was named the celebrity ambassador for Panache sports garments.
2012 Launched a cosmetics range in association with MEME make up.
2014 F.I.T Ambassador for Forever Living products
2014 Became a Patron for www.dotcomcf.org charity

 

 

- BOOKS / BLOGS

2015 Released ' The Art of dancesport make up' book.
2016 Since becoming a mother for the first time, Kristina became a celebrity blogger for Hello! magazine on motherhood & lifestyle

 

 

 

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