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Edward Simon

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Born: February 7
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Current location: New York, New York
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Edward Simon is a former professional ballroom dancer specialize in International Style and American Style. His accomplishments include becoming United States Standard Champion, World Showdance Finalist, U.S. Theatrical and American Style Finalist. Also Edward owner of "Dance New York" dance studio in NY, as well as organizer of "Iowa Dancesport Classic".


Edward Simon is a former United States International Style Standard Champion, World Showdance and U.S. theatrical finalist. Simon received a North American Dance Award for the "Favorite Couple of the Year".

Simon is a co-owner of Dance Studio in New York and also has organized dancesport events like:

Edward Simon has won many top-teacher awards and is one of the co-directors of the New York-based studio "Dance New York". His students have won many titles including the U.S. Theatrical Championship and U.S. Grand Overall Championship. He holds more than 30 professional titles and was several times an American Smooth finalist. Also he is a member of National Dance Council of America.

Edward also returns to his hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, several times a year to coach and offer workshops at Dance New York's Iowa studio, as well he is organizer of "Iowa Dancesport Classic".

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Simon has been behind the scenes as well as made appearances in various films and TV shows, most notably, performances on the PBS series Championship Ballroom Dancing and as a guest choreographer on the FOX dance competition-reality show So You Think You Can Dance.


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