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Official Website of Pasha and Aliona  Entertainment 
   
- ESTABLISHED 2000 -
 

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Pasha and Aliona

DEGENERES

  PASHA ALIONA THE ART OF ILLUSION
 

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Pasha and Aliona

are not just an unreal dolls Illusion. They are a real world-class adagio dance team and that is not where their artistry ends. Their professional edge allows them to master several disciplines simultaneously, The Art of Illusion, Quick Change Transformation and Acrobatic Puppetry. Prior to establishing a solo act, this unique couple has trained in the most prestigious companies such as Bolshoi Ballet and Moiseyev State Academic Dance Company in Moscow Russia. They have appeared on many Television Shows and have traveled and preformed around the world. From South Africa to Asia to Europe to United States… concert halls, stadiums to theatres. Innovation and extraordinary talent make

Pasha and Aliona

one of a kind act throughout

the world.

 
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~One Man Tango

 The Puppeteer



Pasha (Pash)

Paul Riazantsev  is a Soviet-born Russian-American Entertainer, Acrobatic Puppeteer - One Man Tango, Quick Change Artist, Dancer, Choreographer, Producer, Director.

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Pasha was born in Moscow, Russia in an artistic family, his parents were Honored Artists of the Russian Federation. At the age of 9 he started to train in Perm State Choreographic College thousands of miles away from home in the Siberian region of Soviet Union . He continued to train in the Moiseyev Dance Academy in Moscow until he moved to United States of America in 1992 to live and to perform with his father Vladimir Riazantsev and his wife Nadia Howard in San Francisco California.

Pasha best known for Pasha and Aliona Entertainment Production, his creative work as a producer - performer of a human look a like dancing couple dolls, - Pasha Aliona Duo-Dolls and Mr. and Mrs. Romeros. His latest work involved creation of his dancing partner Aliona and himself as a look a like of  animatronics duo-dolls. Where he performs an illusion of themselves dancing together. At the end of the dance routine he reveals the illusion as a one man standing. 

Pasha has been featured in many variety shows and live television around the world. His unique ability to perform entertains audiences of all ages and all nationalities including some of the biggest political leaders and celebrities in show business today.

                                

                                                 

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Aliona

 

 

Elena Lopatnikova - Ukrainian born, Classically Trained Professional Ballerina, Musician, Performer, Choreographer, Dance Teacher - Instructor, The Quick Change Artist of the Adagio Dance Team - Pasha and Aliona.

Aliona was born in a small city of Ukrain - Kremenchug. She started to dance at a very early age. Her parents played a big role of raising Aliona and influencing her to go to Musical / Dance School at the age of 4.

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Her talent was noticed right away by her teachers and was suggested to continue on the professional levels of education. 

At the age of 9 Aliona started to study in Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia and for the next 8 years she was studying in one of the best school in the world. 

"To study ballet for 8 years was the most incredible experience I ever went through in my life. It was times of light and darkness present in the class room. Our teachers were very tough and kept pushing us to the limits mentality and physically"  "The school definitely helped me to develop professional skills as a entertainer and even more important it helped me to become a teacher."

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In the summer of 1996 Aliona moved to the United States of America, San Francisco California were she continues to perform and teach children of all ages.

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Meet the Dolls

~One Man Tango
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Pasha & Aliona Dolls Premied on NBC - America's Got Talent season 16 

Pasha Aliona Duo-Dolls 

The Dancing Animatronics Duo Dolls of Pasha and Aliona - was the most extraordinary collaboration and developmental projects that Pasha and Aliona had came across in their artistic career. The idea of look a like Animatronic dolls had been derived from previous versions of the Mr. and Mrs. Romeros dolls, creating a signature art of an illusion of Pasha and Aliona's transformation.

To make it mysterious the dolls had to be animated and to look exactly as if they were the real Pasha and Aliona dancing team.

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"I loved it! That was so surprising! I've never  seen anything like this,"

                       -Sofia Vergara

Meet the Romeros

~One Man Tango
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Mr. & Mrs. Romeros 

The Romeros were developed and created during an early stage of Pasha and Aliona's career performing at the Lawrence Welk show. Pasha's vision of creating comic dancing characters to perform with human look a like bodies. The concept was inspired by performances of Pasha's father. The production would not be possible without the collaboration with the producer of the show Tom Bahler and an executive producer Larry Welk Jr. with assisted choreography by Vladimir Riazantsev and Aliona Lopatnikova.

The Romeros have appeared on many television shows throughout the world, surprising the audience along the way.

“The One man “Pasha” demonstrating how to out dance celebrity couple from Dancing With The Stars”

-The Comic’s Comic

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"It's definitely Surprising!"
- Beyaz Ozturk, Beyaz Show, Istanbul

"That's Impressive"
           - Ellen DeGeneres, comedian 

"People go Nuts over it!"
       - Andy Williams, singer.

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"We Love it, its in our veins"
- Paul O'Grady, London England

 
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~The Art of
~Quick Change~

   SHOW

Simply put, Pasha and Aliona are quick change artists that will blow your mind away! You might spend the whole night thinking, how did they do that - and multiple times? It's a jaw-dropping and electrifying!

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~Mysterious ~
             ~Surprising ~ 
                  ~ Entertaining~

The unique style and magic of dance delights audiences of all ages. Pasha and Aliona's act is full of surprises and colorful costumes transforming lightning fast on stage during the dance routine. After a moment or two of a brilliant dance routine they suddenly change their costumes in the blink of an eye! This team has elevated their art – added that surprise element - by becoming an exceptional dance team that distinguishes itself by performing an art of transformation as point of difference.

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OVER 50 COUNTRIES

WORLD WIDE APPEARANCES 

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THEATERS

 

SPORTS

 

PRIVITE EVENTS

 

CORPORATE

 

FUNDRAISING

 

TONIGHT SHOWS

 

TELEVISION 

 

FILM

 

COMMERCIALS

 

AWARD CEREMONY

 

CONCERTS 

 

FESTIVALS 

 

MAGIC / ILLUSION 

 

OLYMPICS SHOWCASE

 

COMEDY CLUBS

 

CRUISES

 

COMPETITIONS

 

REALITY 

 

CIRCUS 
 

VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES

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Home Base - USA 

San Francisco, CA - Branson, MO

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   ~In LOVING MEMORY of ANDY WILLIAMS~

Pasha and Aliona for many years had the privilege and the honor of working together with their beloved friend and mentor Mr. Andy Williams, touring and performing at Moon River Theater in Branson, Missouri. Andy's influence and kindness will never be forgotten and it will echo throughout the eternity. 

 

 

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"Pasha and Aliona would make Pen and Teller and any ballroom couple very proud. They are just incredibly talented, entertaining and fun."

        ~Ballroom Dance Channel

"Pasha and Aliona are two of the most engaging and pleasant entertainers with which to work. I will use at my earliest convenience again and will highly recommend to anyone." Wonderful people -awesome performance. Very professional.                                                      ~Chris Nicely - Clayton Home, Inc. 

"Pasha and Aliona are just great, they always thrill the audience, people go nuts over their dancing dolls and quick changes. "I cant figure out how they do it and they won't tell me" "They are professional and will be an asset to any show."

                                     ~Andy Williams - Singer, Actor, Author.