Archive del 14 settembre 2012

Paolo Dos Santos

Paulo was born in Salvador da Bahia. He learned to dance from the well known, meanwhile internationally known choreographer Jorge Silva, as well as Marilza Oliveira, Feri Kostolnik, Jorge Vazques, Stacey Printy and Brian Bullard.

What followed were international engagements in Venezuela, Colombia, Africa, Spain, Miami and Turkey:

Liceu de Artes e Oficios da Bahia (BRA)
Cia Jorge Silva (BRA)
Capoeira Foundation (NY)
Bale Folclorico da Bahia (BRA)
Ballet Teatro Castro Alves BTCA (BRA)

Paulo´s main emphasis in dance is in Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, Afro and classical ballet.


Janet Jackson Dance Show in Kitzbühel – Nothing
Tanzacademy Innsbruck Show – Somebody that I used to know
Todo Menino é um rei in Salvador da Bahia


He completed his eduacation as a fitness instructor in 2008 with AFAS (Austrian Fitness and Aerobic School).

In 2012 he became a certified instructor for Flexi-Bar® and Zumba®.

Jorge Vazquez

Jorge Vazquez  dancer

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Connecticut Jorge began his dance career at the age of 14 with the Hartford Stage Youth Theatre, performing in musicals. At 18 he moved to NYC to study at the Alvin Ailey Dance Ctr. and from there moved on to dance with Ohad Naharin, Rick Atwell, Michael Peters, Fred Benjamin and other choreographers in company, musical, film and television work.

He started to teach at the age of 23 with trips to Japan and to Europe. Teaching credits also include Steps 74th and Alvin Ailey Dance Center York in NY. At the age of 28 Jorge moved to Amsterdam to assist Mr. Fred Benjamin and has been there ever since dancing, choreographing and teaching workshops throughout Northern Europe, Japan and the USA.

Currently Jorge is working with “Spirit of Dance” in Austria, “Printz Dance
Project” in San Francisco and the “Voice Project” in Tokyo.

Angie Wortgötter