Performance Teams

Salsamania's performance teams present more than 80 salsa/mambo performances annually. We have performed with Latin artists such as El Gran Combo, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and Son De Cali.

Salsamania's teams and instructors are invited regularly to perform at international salsa congresses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Houston, Las Vegas, and New York.

Our teams and instructors have also traveled internationally to perform and teach in such places as the Congresso Mundial de la Salsa in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2003, 2004); Italy (2004, 2007); United Kingdom (2006); Spain (2006); Vancouver International Salsafestival (2006 - 2011); Beijing, China (2006); Japan Salsa Congress (2007, 2008), Montreal Salsa Congress (2008), Acapulco, Mexico (2006, 2007), Sweden (2010, 2011); Berlin (2011) and more.

 


Salsamania Pro (Professional Team)

Salsamania Pro team members have proven themselves to be among the best in the world -- placing first at the 2011 World Latin Dance Cup.  The professional team represents Salsamania Dance Company in high-level performances and competitions across the United States and abroad. Members of the professional team have mastered their dancing and performance technique, and often have continued on to teach others either through Salsamania's community outreach programs or through their own classes.

Nueva Dimension (Semi-professional Team)

Nueva Dimension is a semi-professional team that features professional, semi-professional and advanced-level amateur dancers from within the company. Members of Nueva Dimension have prior performance experience and many have been training intensely with Salsamania for three years or more. Nueva Dimension performs and competes regularly in the Bay Area.

Latin Vibe (Amateur Team)

Latin Vibe is a pro-am team that features professional and amateur dancers from within the company. Amateur dancers on the team benefit from the opportunity to partner with professional dancers. Latin Vibe gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire the performance experience and advanced techniques of dancing On 2 needed to advance to higher level teams.

Salsa Sin Limite (Amateur Team)

Salsa Sin Limite, our On 1 amateur performance team, gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire performance experience and develop advanced techniques while dancing On 1. Team members generally work simultaneously on their On 2 dancing skills in the On 2 Training Team in order to advance to one of our On 2 performance teams.

Salsamania Student Team (Amateur Team On2)

Salsamania Student, our On 2 amateur performance team, gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire performance experience and develop advanced techniques while dancing On 2. Team members generally work simultaneously on their On 2 dancing skills in the On 2 Training Team gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire the performance experience and advanced techniques of dancing On 2 needed to advance to higher level teams.

Salsamania Seattle ( On1 Amateur Team)

Salsamania Seattle, our On 1 amateur performance team, gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire performance experience and develop advanced techniques while dancing On 1. Team members generally work simultaneously on their On 2 dancing skills in the On 2 Training Team in order to advance to one of our On 2 performance teams.

Salsamania Seattle (On2 Amateur Team)

Salsamania Seattle, our On 2 amateur performance team, gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire performance experience and develop advanced techniques while dancing On 2. Team members generally work simultaneously on their On 2 dancing skills in the On 2 Training Team gives newer dancers the opportunity to acquire the performance experience and advanced techniques of dancing On 2 needed to advance to higher level teams.

Lady Mambo (Ladies Footwork Team)

Lady Mambo is a ladies footwork team (directed by Liz Rojas) featuring talented female dancers from within the company.

2015 World Latin Dance Cup Champions


2013 World Latin Dance Cup Champions

Salsamania Pro
1st Place - Salsa Team Division

John Narvaez & Andrew Cervantes
1st Place - Male Same-Gender Division

Isabal Hawkins & Jonathan Apagueno
1st Place - Salsa Over 65 Division

Sheena Fajardo & Andrew Cervantes
1st Place - Salsa Pro-Am Division

Latin Vibe
2nd Place - Amateur Salsa Team Division

Salsamania at 2014 World Latin Dance Cup

2012 World Latin Dance Cup Champions

John Narvaez & Andrew Cervantes
1st Place - Male Same-Gender Division

Projecto Mania (now Latin Vibe)
2nd Place - Amateur Salsa Team Division

 

2011 World Latin Dance Cup Champions

Salsamania Pro
1st Place - Salsa Team Division
(video)

John Narvaez & Liz Lira
3rd Place - Salsa On 2 Couple Division
(video)

John Narvaez & Andrew Cervantes
1st Place - Male Same-Gender Division
(video)

Jeremy Martinez & Michelle Donehew Perez
1st Place - Amateur Salsa Couple Division
(video)

Lady Mambo
3rd Place - Female Same-Gender Division
(video)

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