Luba has just completed the Strictly Come Dancing: Christmas Special alongside DJ Rickie Haywood Williams and will be joining the Strictly Come Dance Live Tour early 2023.
Luba Mushtuk was born in St. Petersburg, Russia where she began to dance at the age of 4. She moved to Italy at the age of 12 where she began expressing a strong passion for dancing which led her to represent both Russia and Italy in various international competitions. During her competitive career she won many International Championships in Ballroom, Latin and 10 Dance.
After her successful competitive career, she toured with the Broadway and West End record breaking company Burn The Floor. In 2016 she joined Strictly Come Dancing as a dancer and choreographer and is still part of the team. She has performed on the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour in 2017-2023 and was a guest artist on the Kevin and Karen Dance Live UK tour.
In 2017 she was Giovanni Pernice’s leading lady in Dance is Life tour, which received amazing reviews around the country for their alluring partnership. Luba was thrilled to once again be Giovanni’s leading lady in his new Born to Win 2018 tour.
Luba was seen on Strictly Come Dancing 2018 as a professional dancer and then went on tour with Strictly all over the UK. Luba then toured the UK again with Giovanni in Dance is Life 2019, Giovanni’s third solo tour.
Luba has continued to be part of Strictly on TV and Strictly: The Professionals Tour and was part of the 25th Anniversary Cast of Burn the Floor which has its Gala Night at the Shaftesbury Theatre, 17th July 2022.