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 has a versatile dance background in ballet, jazz and Tahitian, and also played competition-level sports.
  • In 2005 Jessica performed with LA Salsa Kids. In 2008 she joined the CSULB Salsa dance team, winning the team college salsa congress competition. In 2010 Jessica caught bachata-fever and joined her siblings at Paso de Oro Dance Company.
  • Competed with PDO director, Alejandro Rey, winning the Monsoons 2011 Bachata Pro Competition.
  • From 2011-2014, Jessica and Alejandro toured the world, sharing bachata and Brazilian-funk in countries such as Russia, Brazil, Canada, France and Mexico.
  • In 2014 she made television appearances on MTV’s “True Life: Bachata Nights,“ and Telemundo’s 12 Corazones, with previous sightings on Tengo Talento. She specializes in teaching bachata, ladies styling, lap-dance, strip tease, tricks/lifts/dips, Brazilian funk, ladies urban Latin movement, body movement, Latin aerobics and choreography intensives.

Read DancePlanetDaily’s interview with Jessica and Alejandro! Interview Here.

Hear a podcast interview with Jessica:

Jessica Trujillo Interview

 

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