DANCE TUTORS & PERFORMERS
Greydis Montero Liranza
NZ / Cuba
Originating from Havana Cuba, Greydis is an award winning and highly accredited dancer with over 20 years experience in the dance world...
Israel Ortiz Castellano
Brisbane / Cuba
Israel was born in Santiago de Cuba, and has been dancing practically all of his life. He first went to a specialised dance school at the age of 11 and went on to graduate...
Dr Adrian Hearn, Ph.D
An esteemed academic and percussionist, Adrian visits Cuba frequently to research the influences of the Afro-Cuban religion Santería and its associated music on community welfare projects...
Dr Kent Windress
Kent Windress is a Babalawo, musician and ethnomusicologist. Both his musical and research interests focus on the music of batá drums. As well as this, he was initiated as a Santero in Havana, Cuba, in 2011, and as a Babalawo in 2013. As far as he is aware he is the first Australian-born Babalawo to be initiated in Cuba.
Piter Pantoja Lopez
ADELAIDE / CUBA
Born in Havana, Cuba. Piter is a Professional Dancer and Dance instructor of all Cuban dance styles. Piter is well known for his energy and unique street style that he brings to the stage. Recognized as an outstanding performer Piter has danced for some of Cuba’s biggest internationally recognized stage shows.
Adrian Medina Skull
Sydney / Cuba
Adrian's international dance experience has taken him to perform intensively throughout more than 15 countries, appearing in some of the largest...
Airagdin Pavon Moré (El Moro)
Sydney / Cuba
Airagdin Pavon More, known as "El Moro", was born in Havana, Cuba. He studied dance at the Academia Nacional de Narisco Medina...
Gold Coast Australia
Mauritian-born Christina studied with a principal artist of Cuba’s National Folkloric Dance Group in Sweden in 1996, beginning a journey that included participation in an intensive Afro-Cuban...
Gustavo Cereijo & Band 'El Timbon'
A benchmark for Latin American music in Australia, Gus has supported 8-time Grammy award winner Chucho Valdez , Grammy award-winning Los Van Van, Afro-Cuban All Stars, La 33, Sonora Carruseles...
Sydney born Dominic Kirk is Australias youngest Babalawo and only Olu-Bata (Priest of Aña Sacred Bata drums). Also an accomplished musician performing professionally since the age of 12, Dominic has performed throughout Australia and internationally with artists such as Deni Hines (AUS), HERMITUDE (AUS), Pedrito Martinez (CUBA), OMAR (UK), Bill Summers (Herbie Hancock), Julio Padron (CUBA/Irakere) and Huey Dunbar (DLG) among others
Sydney / Cuba
Alfredo Villaflores aka DJ AV El Cubano is a prolific promotor of Latin Music in Sydney, and the first DJ to promote Salsa /Timba in this part of the world, as well as introducing to Sydney the popular dance "Rueda" from Cuba. Just back from overseas where he played in the hottest night clubs of Madrid, London, Havana and Buenos Aires!!!