Paramount Staff » Alec Lazo
Alec's career has spanned over thirty years in the Ballroom Dance Sport Industry. He has captured many titles in several Dance-Sport styles as a professional, Although recently retired from professional competition, Alec continues to support and work in the industry as a business owner, coach, judge, and mentor.
Happy to be back where his career started on the beautiful island of Palm Beach, Alec is the owner and managing director of the Paramount Ballroom Palm Beach.
Alec's passion for mentoring and teaching youth and young adults led him to found the 'Palm Beach Academy of the Arts'; a non profit learning and development program which focuses on mentoring and teaching essential life skills through the arts.
The 'Paramount Collegiate and Youth Ballroom Dance Program' is a direct benefactor of the Academy and has produced several ballroom dance professionals to date.
Titles and Credentials :
US 9 Dance Champion, US Rising Star Latin Champion, US Grand Finalist, US Rhythm Finalist, Seven U.S. Latin Top Ten Finishes, Ohio Star Ball Latin Rising Star Champion, Texas Challenge Rising Star Grand Champion, Heritage Classic Rising Star Latin Champion, Sunshine State Rhythm and Smooth Champion, Northwest Star Ball Rhythm and Smooth Champion, Northwest Star Ball Nine-Dance Champion, Southern States Open Rhythm Champion,
Fellow: North American Dance Teachers Association
Licentiate: Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
Dual Master Examiner: World Professional Dance Teachers Association
Examiner: International Dancers Association (DIVDA)
Registered Adjudicator N.D.C.A.: A+B+C+D+
Registered Championship Adjudicator
AA Palm Beach State University