OWNER OF BLUESTAR DANCE & ACD INSTRUCTOR
SPECIALTY - AMERICAN RHYTHM & INTERNATIONAL LATIN
Zeki Maviyildiz was born in Turkey, and has been dancing since early childhood. He began as a member of the Turkish National Folk Dance Troupe, which traveled to over 25 countries performing traditional folk dances of his native country.
After settling in the US, Zeki began studying ballroom dance, with a special interest in the International Latin style. He quickly became a top male Instructor, traveling the globe with students of all levels to perform and compete. Zeki is also a member of the professional dance troupe for Dancing with the Local Stars.
Zeki is the founder of Bluestar Dance and the organizer of the Asheville Stars Ball, a local dance competition held each year in June. His events are known for elaborate student performances that span all styles of dance, not only ballroom.
Professionally, Zeki competes in the American Rhythm style and performs every chance he gets!