Position: World Champion Latin Ballroom Dancer
Years active at YAGP: 2017 – 2018
Paul Barris is the winner of the United States Ballroom Ten Dance Championships, the British Open Latin Formation Championships, and the World Latin and Salsa Dance Championships. Mr. Barris has appeared on Dancing With The Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, performed onstage with popular musical artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake, The Pussycat Dolls, Prince Royce and Pitbull. Known for his crossover appeal, Mr. Barris danced in several ballet Galas including the YAGP Gala in Lincoln Center, where he partnered with Misty Copeland in a World Premiere piece “Ameska” by Derek Hough.