Bachata

Bachata

Interviews and Profiles of influential dancers, promoters and performers in the Bachata Community.

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HOMETOWN: Long Beach, CA BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata, Salsa Discovered a passion for dance and competitive athletics early. Grew up surrounded by Mexican-American culture and tropical Latin music. She...

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HOMETOWN - La Linea, Spain BEST KNOWN FOR - Bachata Tony Lara is an influential instructor and promoter in the latin dance scene. QUICK FACTS: Grew up in...

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HOMETOWN: Brooklyn, NY BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata Lee "El Gringuito" Smith is an influential instructor/promoter in the latin dance scene, and is organizer of the DC...

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HOMETOWN: Santa Ana, CA BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata Jorge Contreras is an influential instructor and promoter in the latin dance scene. QUICK FACTS: Was born in California (09/01/1987)...

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HOMETOWN: Madrid, Spain BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata Inaki Fernandez is an influential performer and instructor in the latin dance scene. He is primarily known for his...

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Adam Taub is the foremost documentarian of bachata dance roots and culture on the latin dance festival circuit.  He has presented his multi-media workshop,...

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Alejandro Rey (Losa Angeles, CA) and Jessica Trujillo (Long Beach, CA) are helping lead the next generation of up and coming bachata dancers.  They...

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2013 Festival HIGHLIGHTS: Organization. Organization. Organization.  The festival is organized by bachata dance extraordinaire, Jorge Elizondo.  Classes started on time. The shows were quality and...

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FROM: Humacao, Puerto Rico BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata Jorge “Ataca’ Burgos is a popular bachata dancer, performer and instructor.  He comes from a big family that...

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FROM: Germany BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata  Tanja Kensinger (age 28 in 2014) is a popular bachata dancer, performer and instructor.  Tanja was born in Germany and...