Marco Ferrigno & Karel Flores
Born in Salerno September 7, 1986 he began his dancing at the age of 12, prior to dancing Salsa he was dancing Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quick Step and Fox Trot), he discovered the salsa in 2000 and went on to learn various dance styles such as flamenco, modern jazz, New York On2, Afro y Rumba. today Marco is one of the most requested artists worldwide with his ballerina Haridian Benavente…. Marco has participated in the following Congresses: Milan, London, New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Caracas, Curacao, Chicago, Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid, Santiago De Compostela, Benidorm, Portugal, Porto Lisbon, Tunisia, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Monaco and many others … in 2008 he founded his own company named ANSIMA PRODUCTION BALLET having success around the world with various choreographic projects and two productions of 60 min duration “POETRY” “AND THE PURE” .. pure dance between dance salsa and various mix of Latin rhythms
Marco have the honour of working for the past 6 years with dancers NATALIA LOPEZ TOLEDANO AND JESSICA QUILES HERNANDEZ (2013 champion of open sauce of puerto rico) as part of ANSIMA PRODUCTION BALLET currently one of the best dance companies worldwide ..
IN January 2015 MARCO FERRIGNO has the honour of working a new partner one of the world’s best salsa dancers, directly from NEW YORK CITY KAREL FLORES.
Karel Flores was born and raised in Mexico City Mexico into a family or artists. From very young karel was exposed to both acting and dancing, from forming part of every dance group in school to taking up on main roles in Mexican soap operas.
Throughout the years she took up on acting, jazz, Hawaiian dancing ad cheerleading but these were only extracurricular activities and she never imagined actually making a career out of dance nor acting. However, not until her late years in high school that she discovered the dance that would change her life, salsa. Being an overachiever, karel moved cities to be able to train with the best dance co. In Mexico. However her hunger to learn didn’t stop there. After about 6 months, she decided to go to NYC for only a few months to try to learn as much as she could. However, those few months turned in to now 8 years, when during her stay she was invited to join her dream dance company, Yamulee. Training directly under the director’s hand she worked her way trough to eventually become his official dance partner and lead female dancer of the company.
Years of training and hard work has allowed Karel to become a world wide known top dancer and instructor.
With Yamulee dance co., As the director’s partner , and now as a solo artist, instructor ad choreographer, Karel has traveled and conquered hearts and stages from North to South America, Europe, and Asia.