Karina Smirnoff

Ballroom Barks! is honored to announce our new celebrity spokesperson, dancer, animal activist and television personality Miss Karina Smirnoff

This tour de force of the dance world and entertainment industry needs no introduction.

A five time U.S. National Champion,World Trophy Champion, Two Time Asian Open Champion,UK Open Champion,Three Time U.S.Open Champion, Five Time Dutch Open Champion, she placed second at the British Open “Blackpool Dance Festival” where she is the first woman in history to ever make the final with three different partners!

She is best known for starring in over six seasons of the Emmy Award show Dancing With The Stars, winning the thirteenth season with army veteran and soap opera star J.R.Martinez. She thrilled the “Great White Way” with her featured role in the Broadway hit “Burn The Floor” She continues to coach, make numerous stage, tv and film appearances all over the world…..

This prestigious animal activist boldly posed nude in the 2009 add for People for the Ethical Treatment Of Animals over the caption “I’d rather dance naked than wear fur”.

Her talent, grace , generosity of spirit along with her endorsement selflessly allows Ballroom Barks! to further its mission to unite the ballroom world to support all animals in need through ballroom dance.

We will be organizing future events with the delightful Miss Smirnoff.