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 2017-2018 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 will now be seen on Strictly Come Dancing 2018 as a professional dancer.