New England ballroom champions to perform at show in area

The reigning International Latin and Standard-style ballroom dance champions of New England Fred Astaire Dance Studios, Nenad Pavlovic and Anastasia Barhatova, will present a show Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Holy Trinity Greek Church, 4070 Park Ave., Bridgeport.

Pavlovic and Barhatova won their title last November, beating couples from over 30 Fred Astaire Dance Studios.

Pavlovic is from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Orange. He originally is from Serbia. Barhatova lives in Glastonbury and originally is from Moldova.

Dancing and lesson for the public

Showtime is 9:30 p.m. There will be general dancing for the public from 7-midnight, and a dance lesson at 8 p.m. taught by Amanda Meador of Orange. Deejay music by PVS Music of Branford. Singles and couples are welcome, at $17 per person. Complimentary snacks.

Reservations are suggested at 203-374-7308. Holy Trinity Greek Church is off Exit 47 of the Merritt Parkway, close to Sacred Heart University.

The event is organized by Premier Ballroom Dance Company of Connecticut, which sponsors monthly dances with guest appearances at the church venue.