Maykel Fonts

Maykel Fonts

The one and only... Cuban celebrity... Tropicana graduate... recognized as one of the best and most wanted Cuban dancers in the world... When it comes to Rumba, you wanna look and dance like no one but Maykel Fonts!! He is known for his elegance, attitude and power as well his incredible dancing skills. He can dance all night...ladies, bring that to a test! ;)

Specialised in: *reinventing the definition of dance, Body movement, Cuban, Rumba
Workshops: 5 on weekend (Fri-Sun), 6 on pre-festival days (Wed-Thu)
Shows: 2

Maykel graduated from the most famous dance school in Cuba, The Tropicana, where he studied ballet, modern and contemporary dance, Afro and rumba. In 2000 he moved to Italy with the group Ire Batà and studied with several teachers including Virgilio Pitzalis, Marco Macchetti, Steve LaChance, Gus Bemberry, Christopher Uggins, Chacalli, Paganini and many more.

In 2005, he attended a professional course in flamenco in Jerez - Spain. Practiced disciplines: ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, flamenco, Latin-American dances and acrobatics.

You will be able to see and feel his charismatic personality and transfixing music interpretation, which makes him one of the most wanted Cuban dancers, teachers and performers on the international salsa scene. Maykel Fonts's unique style is imitated and mastered by most European rumberos. It is strong and masculine, yet light and springy.

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