Nick Kosovich, a native Australian, is an internationally respected figure in the world of ballroom where he competed for 36 years and participated in seven Professional World Championship events. He is a two-time U.S. American Ballroom Champion, a 2005 World American Ballroom Champion, a two-time U.S. Classic Show Dance Champion, a two-time World Classic Show Dance runner-up, and an Arthur Murray National American Ballroom Champion, among many other honors.
But what took Nick to international fame beyond ballroom was his place as one of the professional dancers for two seasons on the ABC hit television series, Dancing With The Stars. In Season 2, he danced with actress Tatum O’Neal, and in Season 3 with actress Vivica A. Fox. He also served as a choreographer for the show, for which he received an Emmy nomination. Nick has also appeared in movies including Shall We Dance?, Everyone Says I Love You, Blue In The Face and Only With You.
Nick’s most recent work involves choreographing Dance for a Cure Gala, A black-tie affair hosted by AdMeTech and Arthur Murray, which features a performance by Dancing with the Stars’ Anna Trebunskaya and Jonathan Roberts
He and his wife Lena have competed professionally for many years, specializing in American Smooth and Ten Dance and, although retired from that career, they own a very successful costume manufacturing business in Los Angeles, Lenique, where their clients have included world dance champions, Olympic ice skaters, and even Dancing With The Stars.