HOMETOWN: Bronx, NY

BEST KNOWN FOR: Dominican Bachata, Bachata

Fausto Felix is an influential instructor and performer in the latin dance community.

QUICK FACTS:

  • 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┬áNew 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.

Fausto Felix Interview

 

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