Adolfo Indacochea is an explosive and energetic dancer who is known all around the world for his smooth and unique style. This unique style combines traditional mambo with elements of jazz/modern, flamenco, and ballroom dances. His sense of musicality and flow is evident through his choreography and improvisations…..
Milan Italy is home to one of Salsa’s newest up and coming team, Euphoria Dance Company. The Dance Company was formed by Jose “La Salsa” Diaz in 2012 to bring a revived new feel to Mambo On2 in Italy. The company reflects the influence of New York Style On2 dancing with it’s creative interpretation and strong sense of musicality on stage….
Performer/Teacher and Founder of the African Jet Dance Company
Tarek started to dance salsa when he moved to Italy and found he had a passion for the L.A style of salsa. Which he then began to study profoundly.
After a couple of years he decided to form his own group African Jet.
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….
Johnny & Gina (Poetic Motion) from the Netherlands, are known in the Salsa scene for their unique, detailed en artistic way of movement and creations. They move by energy, make dance their priority, connect people in mental en physical way, make people aware of their body of the one of their dance partner.
Svetlana Ray – Russia
I started to dance being 3-years old. Was zealous assimilating cha-cha-cha, waltz, and other ballroom dances. When I was 5 my first competition took place and, as they say, here we go. 11 years of painstaking training, participation, and victories in different competitions, traveling all over the Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kirghizia.
Olu Olu has been taking pictures practically all his life and has been dancing for almost equally as long. Combining his passion for travel, dancing and photography he can be seen at many of the Dance Festivals around Europe capturing memories from the dancers point of view with his keen eye for detail and his unusual perspective of the world at large.
“The UK’s Best Salsa Performers”
Salsa Consultants, “Matilda” The Musical
Three Gold Stars Sky One’s “Got To Dance”
“The Home of World Championship Salsa in London”
Together as Pexava Dance Company, which means “Lightning Fast” in Mayan from Gil’s native Mexico, husband and wife Gil and Shelley are an explosive combination on stage and inspire students of every level in their lessons….
MARCHANT BIRCH, Director of Alchemy Dance Company & Academy
Marchant was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. He was trained in Ballroom from the age of 7 up to competitive professional level. He won numerous competitions in Ballroom and Street Dance, and was winner of the National Cape Jazz Championship 1999 in South Africa, competing against over 500 couples (Cape Jazz is a partner dance similar to salsa).
Julian is one of our regular DJs at Bravo Bravo Fridays and and ULU Saturdays monthly events, he also plays at other MamboCity events. The relative newcomer has quickly gained an enthusiastic following and was voted top DJ for the South-East region in the 2010 UK Salsa Awards.
You can also catch him at other gigs around the country and abroad – during the past year he has played in Latvia, New Jersey, Ireland and Croatia.
Mauricio Reyes is the founder of LatinMotion, the biggest Salsa outfit in the Midlands since it was established in the early 1990’s. Originally from Latin America but based in Birmingham (UK), Mauricio has been dancing & listening to Salsa all of his life, and began teaching Salsa dancing since the tender age of 17…..
DJ Julian, aka ‘the Duke’, has been working with us since the beginning of Mambo City back in 1999, Julian regularly plays on our monthly events, Weekenders as well as our 5 Star Congress
Abu Gibril aka. DJ Pachanga
Abu has both, taught workshops in Reggaeton, Kizomba and Salsa, as well as DJ’d at international and UK congresses like the World Salsa Jam (Cyprus), International Cuban Congress (London), and the Afro-Latin Dance Festival (Birmingham). When he’s not at blue-ribbon events, DJ Pachanga can be found tearing up the floor at his residency in LatinMotion’s Cuban Revolucion salsa party nights.
Dani K (OTRADANZ)
He started dancing on stage at the age of only 11, and grew up with R’n’B, rap and Zouk singing and dancing.
Dani is one of the new innovators in the latin&afro-caribbean dance scene and he became one of the main teachers and promoters in London…