Dance Avenue (Monika Grzelak)

Gdansk

Monika Grzelak is a dance trainer, choreographer, World Vice-Champion in Mambo IDO and multiple Polish Champion in Salsa, pedagogue and motivational speaker. Since 2018 she is an actress of the Musical Theatre in Gdynia, where she plays in the performance "Saturday Night Fever". Founder and owner of the Dance Academy DANCE AVENUE based in Gdańsk, in which as a dance trainer she conducts dance formations, performs at the biggest festivals and shows in Poland and around the world, among others she performed in Dubai, London, Paris, New York, Singapore, Berlin and Canada, presenting her own choreographies and collaborating in various dance and choreographic projects. As a choreographer she has worked on various television, film and theatre productions. She cooperated with various Polish television such as: TVN - on the realization of the program "You Can Dance" - Polish and Ukrainian edition, and program "Zaskocz mnie"; with POLSAT television in the production of programs: "Fabryka Gwiazd" , "Zaskocz Bliskich" , "Randka z Niezomym". She cooperated in the production of the first Polish dance movie "Kochaj i tańcz" (Love and Dance), she co-created the choreography for the film and played the role of a dancer in it. About group Dance Avenue Monika Grzelak: This is a group of dancers with many years’ experience in a variety of dance techniques. Their performances include New York Salsa in combination with various dance techniques, such as Jazz, Classical Dance, Afro and Modern Dance; members of the group are award winners of various solo and pair dance competitions. The versatility and proficiency of Dance Avenue Company members as well as the professionally prepared shows have been more than once recognized at international salsa festivals in Poland and abroad, e.g. in Paris, Riga or Berlin. The leader and choreographer of the group is Monika Grzelak.