HOMETOWN: Bronx, NY
BEST KNOWN FOR: Dominican Bachata, Bachata
Fausto Felix is an influential instructor and performer in the latin dance community.
- Grew up dancing Salsa and Merengue, and later began to dance Bachata.
- Interest in dance grew after winning a talent show in high school.
- Performed with the famed Santo Rico Dance Company.
- Met Farrah Benoit at Santo Rico and together they formed a successful partnership as instructors and competitors. They were New York International Salsa Champions and were finalists at the Montreal Salsa Festival, New York Salsa Open, the Canada Salsa Congress and the International Hustle and Salsa Championship.
- Has choreographed and danced with artists like Milly Quezada, Fernandito Villalona, Aventura, Joseito Mateo, and many more, performing across the world.
- Currently director of La Fuerza Dance Company which features both Salsa and Bachata teams.
Click below to hear a podcast interview with Fausto Felix.