Razvan Stoian hails from Constanta, Romania, and graduated from the Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography winning the “Best Choreography” and “Best Interpretation” awards. Prior to joining Battery Dance in 2016, he danced internationally with Tangaj Dance Company including appearances at the Battery Dance Festival in New York in 2014, and collaborative performances with Battery Dancers in Romania the same year. His choreography has been presented annually in Battery Dance Festivals up through 2020 where, in addition to his work for the company, “Icarus”, his collaboration with Romanian dancer Ana Maria Lucaciu was commissioned by the Romanian Cultural Institute. He has also performed with Gigi Caciuleanu Romania Dance Company at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London; and is a champion ballroom dancer, winning competitions in Austria, Bulgaria, Italy, Romania, Turkey and elsewhere. Since the pandemic in March, 2020, he has taught hundreds of ballroom classes on Battery Dance TV and Battery Dance’s YouTube Channel. He has toured internationally with Battery Dance in Germany, South Korea and Sri Lanka.