Meet the people who bring the culture to life.
Toronto's own DJ Casilimas has a passion to make the crowd feel the music. For the love of music, going from latin, hip hop, dancehall, house. Currently the resident DJ at one of Toronto's hottest nightclubs, "Baro" (LocoFridayz).
Toronto-based Dancer, Clifton Cadence has performed and MCed at events across the globe. Founder and Director of the Cadence Dance Academy, he specializes in Salsa, Bachata, Dance Hall and Fusion pieces.
Toronto-based Dancer, Matty Jay has performed across Canada, U.S. and Latin America. Founder of D.R.E.A.M. (Dance Rules Everything Around Me), he specializes in Salsa, Bachata, Dance Hall and Hip Hop.
Araguacu is a professional dance company that was founded in 2013, in Toronto, Canada, by Directors Geo and Kim. The company is a fusion of diverse cultures and talents, that aims to stay true to the origins of dance, while fusing it with their own unique style of expression. Araguacu specializes in teaching Bachata, and Mambo/Salsa On2.
Jodani Entertainment has had the pleasure of performing in local and international stages delivering energetic performances. Co-owners Joselyn Paz and Daniela Estrada’s lives couldn't resist colliding, from back-up dancing to brand ambassadors, the Jodani team has proven to leave memorable impressions. A few honorable mentions include: opening show for Daddy Yankee, back-up for Rakim Y Ken-Y, freestyle for Fulanito and many more.
CStyxx has been running the nightlife & entertainment scene in the GTA since 15 years of age. From explosive private shows to performing on stage alongside Pitbull, Massari, Lil Jon etc. CStyxx Entertainment provides the Latin energy and charisma to raise the roof & bring the heat to any event.
Derick Robinson never ceases to impress with his unique and creative style of dance. Founder of the The B.U. Experience, a new dance intensive designed to awaken a part of you that you never knew you had.
Born and raised in Toronto Ontario, Raffaele Brereton began his journey in dance at the age of 16. Raffaele’s passion for dance is the driving force behind what pushes him to always strive for more as a dancer, performer, entertainer, choreographer, teacher, and mentor.
Together, this dynamic duo infuse their raw talents and styles to all genres of music. Mixing Classical and Tribal sounds with a spice of electronic beats. A true celebration of different sounds fused together in perfect harmony.
Samba heat is Toronto's most versatile entertainment company whose mission is to provide the very best in entertainment while bringing any event to life with high energy extravagant shows and packages.
Cristina started dancing before she could walk, training and performing in hip-hop, Salsa, Bachata and many other forms. From a young age Cristina captured the attention of audiences with her talent and beauty quickly becoming one of the youngest lead female dancers in her academy. Cristina now travels frequently performing, teaching and competing across North America.
Versatile in many forms of dance forms, Briia has started performing in front of audiences from the early age of 6. Professionally trained in Latin Ballroom, she has performed and competed around the world. Her formal training combined with raw talent and beauty has made her one of the lead female dancers at Cadence Dance Academy as well as starting her own team of heels dancers.