Andrew Cuerden is a former International Championship dancer and BBC Strictly Come Dancing professional. Andrew competed from the age of 12 in South Africa and then completing his competitive dancing career in the UK at the age of 31 after representing England and Finland in championships around the world. Andrew achieved 4th place in the Amateur UK competitive rankings and 24th place in the Professional World Latin American competition rankings and then starred as a professional dancer on BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing” in 2005, with professional partner Hanna Haarala.
Andrew’s involvement in “Strictly Come Dancing” created many opportunities one of which was becoming a cast member of Brendan Cole’s “Live & Unjudged” UK theatre tour, a role that he reprised for four consecutive years with Hanna Haarala. At the same time performing and teaching on cruise ships around the world. July 2012 saw Andrew forming a new professional dance partnership with Viktoriya Wilton, together they create a formidable dance partnership offering top quality shows, teaching and adjudicating.
Viktoriya started dancing at the age of 5 and was Junior 10 Dance Champion of Ukrainian. During her university years she achieved 4th place in Ukrainian National Competitive Aerobic Finals. Viktoriya now runs a very successful dance school in London where she coaches many students of all levels as well as choreographing and training amateur performance teams. Andrew and Viktoriya’s Ballroom and Latin American dance show “Strictly Sensational” is a highly professional performance that is full of emotional and athletic artistry. A show that will entertain an audience of any age and gender. Andrew and Viktoriya do not just demonstrate great skill but enjoy telling a story through their performance. “Strictly Sensational” will warm hearts, inspire minds and move feet! The show within reason can be tailored to cater for a variety of events with regards duration, content and dance space. Andrew and Viktoriya are also happy to teach a fun dance class to help get the party started on the dance floor.