Vard Margaryan

Vard Margaryan was born in Armenia and began dancing at the age of 5, at the” Zvartnots" club.

He has won numerous championship titles in the categories of both Latin and Standard programs.

From 2002 until 2006, he has studied Armenian folk and Ballet at Erevan Dancing State College. During his time there, he received an Honors Diploma for winning the "Henri Mangasaryan Competition”. He graduated from the college in 2006, with an Honors Diploma. After graduating, he received an invitation from the Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet to join as a Ballet Artist.

While he was in that company, he traveled to several places. Some of these included Dubai, Cairo, Alexandria, and UAE for performances. While at the Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet, he continued his ballroom career and dance education.   


In 2008, he moved to the United States to further his ballroom career. From January 2009 until early January 2015, he worked at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Hartsdale, New York.  Then in late January 2015, he moved to California to begin working as a Professional instructor at the Fred Astaire Redondo Beach Dance Studio. 

In 2019 he moved to sunny Lake Mary, Florida were he open La Imperial Dance Lake Mary. 


"Armenian" 5-time Champion, “Gloria Cup" Champion, “Zvartnots club” Champion, “Georgian Cup" 5 times Champion, “Caucasian Cup" Champion.                   

2010 - 2011 Fred Astaire National and World Professional American Rising Star 

2011 US National and World Mambo 

2011, 2013 New Jersey State Open American Rhythm 

2011 Commonwealth Classic Open American Rhythm 

2010 - 2012 United State 14 times Professional American Rising Star Rhythm 

2012  "Ohio Star Ball"  Professional American Rising star 

2013  3 time Fred Astaire National Open Professional American Rhythm 

2013 Constitution State Open Rhythm 

2014 Northeastern Invitational Open Rhythm 

2014 Eastern United State Open Rhythm 

2014 Philadelphia Festival Open Rhythm 

2014 Emerald Ball Open Rhythm 

2014 Manhattan Dance sport Open rhythm 

2014 Fred Astaire World Open Rhythm 

2014 USDC Open Professional American Rhythm 

2014 Fred Astaire National 

2015 Emerald Ball Open Rhythm 

2015 Millennium Dance sport Championship 

2015 Desert Classic 

2015 Fred Astaire World 

2015 Heart of America 

2015 United State Dance sport Championship U.S. National Open American Rhythm 

2015 Fred Astaire National Open American Rhythm & Professional Show dance Champion.

2016 US national bronze medal finalist

2016 Ohio star ball silver medalist & silver medalist show dance.

2016 Fred Astaire national & world open rhythm champion.

2017 Emerald Ball, millennium, Manhattan dance sport bronze medalist.

2017 Fred Astaire national champion. 


I have also achieved over 100 Top Teacher awards and was selected to be in the Top 40 on So You Think You Can Dance (“SYTYCD”) season 9, from over 7000 auditions.     


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