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SALSA STARS OF THE WORLD
The Mambo Magician
Felipe Polanco has long been one
of Puerto Ricos living legends and he is the most well-known
representative of the Puerto Rican Style worldwide. Above all, it is his
solo footwork shows that have made him famous. He is able to combine
elegance, precision and swiftness in his choreographies like no other.
Outside of the U.S. and Puerto Rico, he is particularly liked and
appreciated in Italy as one of the best Salsa/Mambo dancers.
Felipe began to dance Salsa in the streets and clubs of Puerto Rico when
he was 14 years old. Salsa, he recalls, was as popular back then as Rap
and Hip Hop are today. The most important period in Felipes career as a
dancer was his association with the "Papito Jala Jala Dancers. With that
troupe, he toured the USA and South America and also performed at Madison
Square Garden in New York City. In addition to that, there were various
shows with famous musicians such as Ismael Miranda, Roberto Roena, Tito
Puente and Tony Vega.
Mike Ramos & Freddie Rios
Mambo Legends: This means a trips back to the New York Palladium Era of
the 50s and 60s. Freddie Rios and Mike Ramos really are living legends.
When you see the energy and flexibility with which they present their Cha
Cha and Mambo solos it is hard to believe that they were already
performing in the 50s.
A Cuban in Rome
other European top-notch dance instructors is on the get-go as much as
Pedro Gomez. Born in Cuba, he grew up in Puerto Rico and belongs to the
most popular and highly wanted Salsa instructors in Europe. Before he
moved to Rome in 1996, he lived in Frankfurt and Darmstadt.
Word of his talent and ability has been passed on overseas quickly, so
that he was also invited to participate in the Salsa Congress in Puerto
Rico and to the Salsaweb World Convention in Toronto.
His workshops are always an unforgettable experience. Pedro Gomez unites
charisma, pedagogical and didactic experience, wit and charm. He always
creates attractive and well danceable combinations with his selection of
turn patterns and steps. He is an entertainer and expert all at once and
dances a blend of Puerto Rican and New York Style.
Josie Neglia &
The Salsa Princess
Known as "Princess of Salsa, Josie Neglia is recognized as one of the top
Salsa stars of the world. She is an outstanding teacher and performer who
also knows how to market herself very well. Her 7 instructional Latin
dance videos have long become bestsellers all over the world. Josie
particularly detected the demand on the market for Salsa instruction. She
is a recognized expert when it comes to Latin Style & Technique for
Ladies. She acquired a bachelors degree in the art of dancing at York
University, Toronto and has been dedicated herself to training in ballet,
Jazz dance, Ballroom and Latin dancing.
Her partner Alvaro Coronel is of Guatemalan and Columbian origins and
experts agree that he is a 100% "Natural Dancer. He grew up with Latin
dance, Breakdance and Pop Locking at the same time. In 1998, he finally
dedicated himself to Salsa dancing and soon became a member of Francisco
Vasquez famous dance group "Los Rumberos Dance Company. Various
performances on stage, film and video with Celia Cruz, Marc Anthony,
India, Elvis Crespo and Montel Jordan followed. Recently, he was featured
as a dancer in the movie "Blow (starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz).
Since August 2000 he and Josie Neglia have joined their forces, dazzling
the public as a couple radiant with dynamic expression and convincing
through precision and excellent didactics in their classes.
|Manuel Mascarell from Valencia,Spain
the charismatic leader of the dance group Mambo Swingers Dance Company
is Spains leading teacher in the area of non-Cuban styles. Mascarell
is a true multitalent. He has experience with TV appearances,
organizes Dance congresses, produces instructional videos and works as
a DJ (women love him above all for his allegedly "sexiest voice in the
business). His spectacular show style has made him famous also
outside of the borders of Spain. In the meantime, he has been
presented at almost every important Salsa festival in Europe with
shows and workshops. For the year 2001 he received an invitation to
participate in the congress in Los Angeles.
|Seaon had been a
recognized dancer/performer in New York for a number of years. A former
member of the renowned Eddie Torres Dance Company.
He moved from New York to Los Angeles shortly after having entered a major dance
competition in Los Angeles, with a guy as his partner and rocking the US
salsa scene. He has since
started a new life as an instructor and choreographer for his own dance
company, Seaon Stylist Dance Company.