the talent

Our Artists

Meet some of the artists from our past events!

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We’re always looking for new artists to join our community and help promote Latin American culture!

DJ

Casilimas

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).

MC & Instructor

Clifton Cadence

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.

MC

Matty Jay

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.

Instructors

Araguacu

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.

Performer

Jodani

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.

Performer

CStyxx

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.

Performer

Derick Robinson

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.

Performer

Raffaele

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.

Performer

Skin N Strings

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.

Entertainers

Samba Heat

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.

Performer

Cristina Bueno

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.

Performer

Briia Comilang

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.

Performer

Heymer Alvarado

Venezuelan born has performed and taught dance across North America and is trained in many forms of dance including hip-hop, modern, Salsa and Bachata.

Live Graffiti Art

Art Life André

For years, Allan André has been performing live performances.

Brazilian Batucada

Terrato Group

A group of over 20 percussionists and dancers from Montreal who specialize in Brazilian rhythms and Batucadas.

Dance Instructor & Performer

Natalie Gelman

NRG Movement & NRG Dancers

Natalie Gelman is a dancer, educator, choreographer and event organizer who travels internationally to teach and perform (Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mexico, U.S., Canada and more). Owner of NRG Movement and creative director of NRG Dancers, she offers classes and performances in styles such as Afro Beats, Reggaeton, Samba, Bellydance and Yoga. She is an influential artist who loves sharing her passion for dance, music, and culture.


DJ

DJ D-Boy

Montreal's own DJ D-Boy has been at the nexus of music, fashion, and nightlife for over half of his living years as the go-to deejay for your favorite Latino, Hip Hop, and Mashup music in the city!


Dance Instructor

Jose Sandoval

Jose is a professional latin dance instructor specialized in Salsa and Bachata, he has been dancing for over 10 years and teaching for over 5 years, working in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan and Singapore. Jose offers one-on-one dance classes.

Dance Leader

Emilie Phaneuf

Dance with Emilie & BPM Dance Troupe

Emilie Phaneuf is an experienced street dance performer and choreographer with over 15 years of teaching experience; she has been voted Ottawa’s Favourite Dance Instructor, Faces Awards 2018. Emile will be joined on stage  Lydia Spencer and Melanie Couture from BPM Dance Troupe - a high energy dance troupe which has performed in Ottawa-Gatineau for large audiences since 2009.


Dance Leader

Martine Charles

With over 12 years of dance experience, Martine Charles has built a very international dance profile. She obtained tango training in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She also obtained Venezuelan folkloric dance training, salsa, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, stomp dance, hip hop and breakdance over the years. As a Group Fitness Instructor, Zumba Fitness Instructor and Dance Choreographer, she concentrates on technique and teaching her students to adapt her their own style to the music.


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