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Salsa Cubana Dancers

REBECCA SMEDLEY

Born in London, U.K., but grew up and obtained her Education in the United States of America. Rebecca completed a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts (Dance) at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington (W.A.).  She became involved in the London’s  ‘Salsa Scene’,  in 2000 and joined Salsa Cubana  in 2008. After dancing with the company for 3 years, she became one of the Choreographers by  2011 and also completed her Master’s Degree in Dance Science at  The Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

DELENA - MARIE NAOR

As a child Delena loved dancing so much that she dedicated her free time practising Freestyle Disco, Rock n Roll and Ballroom Latin in the Studio. She became the Under 16’s UK Freestyle Champion and after turning professional won two Annual Professional Competitions consecutively.Delena has also enjoyed dancing on various film sets , she has worked for the BBC and Warner Bros to mention just a few.

PAULA LANGELLA

Paula has always been very passionate  about dance, as far as her early ‘teens’(twelve), when she started to study Ballet. She is very versatile and therefore, loves to explore all varieties of Latin American dances, in order to improve her ample Dancing background. Paula always pursues Perfection and she loves challenges.

ELAINE FOLEY

Elaine grew up taking dance and gymnastics at Donna's School of Dance in Murrysville, PA. From there, she studied jazz, ballet, and contemporary dance at both the University of Tampa and the University of Pittsburgh, A MFA Dance graduate from Laban, Elaine's has worked with Lea Anderson for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Gareth Walker and Kim Gavin for the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremonies, and other Pittsburgh, Tampa, and London-based projects.

 

PATRICIA HERNANDEZ

Patricia did Gymnastics growing up and won medals in many competitions around the UK. Followed by Jazz and Tap classes at Italia Conti’s Saturday school whilst still in Primary School, Sylvia young Saturday dance school and various youth centres whilst in Secondary School. From there she progressed to achieve a BTEC National Diploma in Musical Theatre at The Brit School of Performing Arts in Selhurst where she further studied Jazz and and Contemporary.

 

MADELEINE DUBA

Madeleine studied her BA in Switzerland and her Master’s  Degree of Arts, at the Royal College of Art, London, 2001. In 2004 she began to dance ‘Salsa’ Style and from there, explored further, into other Latin American Dances varied Styles. Madeleine is also a certified ‘Zumba Fitness’ Instructor.  She enjoys spreading around her 'Positive Energy' for dancing.  Madeleine manages Salsacubana Company, together with Homero Gonzalez.

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MONICA SANCHEZ

Monica trained as a gymnast during her elementary education. Whilst at junior and senior high school her love for dance flourished. She trained in swing dance and a variety of styles and she also developed a love for Latin rhythms. During high school and university alongside academics she continued to perform a variety of styles, both nationally and internationally.

 

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