Dance

With over 20 years teaching dance first in ballroom and Latin American dances than Argentine Tango, Raquel has performed all over the world. In 2012 she came to London and started her Academy inviting guest teachers who are considered the top of the line maestros and dancers recognized worldwide...
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Monika Molnar is a Hungarian from Slovakia and two times winner of the Brazilian Dance Teacher Award. Here is her story
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Antonio Canales is considered one of the greatest Spanish Flamenco Dancers of all time. Once one of the world's biggest Flamenco celebrities, he now dedicates his time to choreography and teaching. Having given a week of workshops in London, on Sunday Canales performs at a charity gala in...
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Maestra Carmen Iniesta is one of Sevilla's finest flamenco dancers and most sought-after teachers. Latinolife talks to her about flamenco's past, future, and how to experience the 'present' when dancing.
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They are Spain’s newest offering to the Flamenco scene: seven Barcelona-bred brothers by a father of 39 offspring, who blend the classical and the contemporary. Framed by a band of eight female musicians, Los Vivanco's acrobatic, testosterone-fuelled flamenco fiesta are taking the world by...
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Vanessa Carvalho from Salvador, Bahia – Brazil. started singing and dancing at the age of 8 and performed with many Brazilian artists. She embarked on a musical adventure together with Leo Mantini from Rome, which became that became Tropicalia Show Band, 3 times LUKAS winner between 2011 and 2012
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Salsa promoters and musicians alike are lamenting the demise of live Salsa music as a culture and commodity people will pay to see. Some even blame the salsa dance and club culture which, they say, got cliquey with its over-technical criteria and hierarchy. In this investigation we explore the...
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We track the rise and rise of Carlos Acosta, who recently won the LUKAS Lifetime Achievement Award 2013. There are more strings to his bow than you might imagine...
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Inspired by the purist Flamenco that he learnt from his teachers, Rafael Amargo, Spain’s most eclectic dancer and choreographer, was influenced by US contemporary dance schools such as the Martha Graham, while living in New York. He brings to the fore this experience in his work ‘Poet in New York’...
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Sevillian bailadora Rafaela Carrasco is one of the most outstanding representatives of avant-garde flamenco dancing. After being a member of the Andalusian based Mario Maya Company and completing her training in Madrid as a soloist, she established her own company with which she has stunned...
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German Cornejo, the lead dancer and choreographer of the Peacock Theatre’s current spectacle - Tango Fire, Flames of Desire’ talks to Latinolife about the show, his life in tango and tango's future.
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The Top Ten selection of Tango tracks to dance to by Maria and Guiillermo, winners of the LUKAS 2011 Tango Performers of the Year.
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In conjunction with their performance of Fuenteovejuna at Sadler's Wells, the dancers of the Antonio Gades company will be giving a free workshop to mere mortals at the Instituto Cervantes. Vera King uncovers the legendary Flamenco dancer and choreographer, founder of this great company, who...
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