Artists Attending the Reno Dance Expo

May 29-31, 2020


Grand Sierra Resort
Reno, Nevada
2500 E 2nd St, Reno, NV 89595

Passes for RDX 2020 available now!

Our workshops mainly focus on four forms of dance: Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and Hip Hop.

We will also offer a few workshops on other dance varieties: Cumbia, Ballet, West Coast Swing, Casina Rueda.

Our dance instructors are listed below by the main styles of dance they will be teaching.

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We are in the process of contracting our artists. We will list them here as they are confirmed.

Stay tuned, because this list will grow!

Salsa

Salsa is a sexy, energetic, and fun partner dance. We bring some of the best instructors in the world to help you master this playful dance.

GABRIELA EQUIZ

Mexico

Founder of Alma Latina Dance. Her salsa training and choreography has swept the world stage like a tsunami, making a permanent impression upon the Latin dance world.

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Gabriela Equiz

JOHN NARVAEZ & LIZ ROJAS

San Francisco

Directors of the Salsamania Dance Company, John & Liz have established themselves as a premier salsa/mambo company, winning countless awards.

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John Narvaez & Liz Rojas

ISMAEL OTERO

New Jersey

The Million Moves Man. He's been a legend of the New York/New Jersey dance scene for decades and now can often be found as a judge for the most prestigious Latin dance competitions.

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Ismael Otero

JESUS DOZA

Reno / Mexico

Trained under Alma Latina and now a local favorite, Jesús has taken flight on his own and achieved multiple world championships with his D'Project choreographies.

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Jesús Doza

EMELIE ANDAGAN

Sacramento

Founder and director of the Yemaya Dance Company. Her strong background in ballet and jazz contributes to her refined salsa style.

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Emelie Andagan

Bachata

Originating from the Dominican Republic, bachata has many forms, from a light-footed traditional dance, to a sensual, intimate dance with urban hip hop elements.

GABRIELA EQUIZ

Mexico

Founder of Alma Latina Dance. Not only a master of salsa, her bachata technique and training is equally rewarded in international competitions.

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Gabriela Equiz

ANTHONY RODRIGUEZ & CARLA TORRES FENECH

Spain

This sensational duo from Spain bring their "Dominican Flow" around the world.

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Anthony Rodriguez & Carla Torres Fenech

JAHAIRA FAJARDO & ANGELICA MEDINA

Oakland

Same gender world bachata champions, Jahaira & Angelica are also the producers of the Queer Latin Dance Festival in Oakland.

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Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina

KATHY REYES

San Francisco

Kathy has made her mark as a professional dancer, promoter, and fitness competitor throughout California and beyond.

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Kathy Reyes

JESUS DOZA

Reno / Mexico

Jesús and his D'Project teams are proficient not just in salsa, but in bachata as well.

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Jesús Doza

JORGE ELIZONDO

Texas

Producer of the Dallas Bachata Festival, Jorge has been a monument in the bachata dance world for more than a decade.

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Jorge Elizondo

ALEJANDRO REY & ERICA NICOLE

Los Angeles

Known for their sexy urban blends of bachata and hip hop, Hondo & Erica always leave an impression.

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Alejandro Rey & Erica Nicole

MARCE "LA BACHATERA" CARDENAS

Sweden

Bringing a touch of Sweden across the sea, Marcela has a gift for dance and endless enthusiasm.

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Marce La Bachatera

HEIDI ARMAS

Reno

Another local favorite, Heidi is well known throughout the Reno community for her love of traditional Dominican bachata.

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Heidi Armas

MONIQUE MANZO

Reno

Local owner of The Reno Empire Dance Studio, she has a passion for building community through dance. She can be found all over the city organizing events that bring diverse cultures together.

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Monique Manzo

Kizomba

Kizomba is a dance genre originating in Angola. Kizomba means "party" in Kimbundu, a minority Bantu language spoken in Angola. It is music with a romantic flow and a beautiful and sensual partner dance.

JAMBA

Angola

The iconic kizomba master from Angola. He is a one man walking party... Jamba jamba!

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Jamba Jamba

EDDIE HERCULES

San Francisco

Multi-talented singer, drummer, and DJ, Eddie also has a passion for kizomba and urban kiz, forming the Kizomba Dance Alliance in the Bay area.

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Eddie Hercules

JOE GABEL

San Francisco

His passion for kizomba has taken him all over the world, teaching across the globe. He can also be found late at night in the social scene, mixing behind the DJ booth.

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Joe Gabel

Hip Hop

Hip hop is an urban street dance that comes in many forms. Everything from breaking, freestyle battles, locking/popping, waacking, to jazz influence, boogaloo, and commercial "new style" often seen in pop videos.

TAMARA VALLE

France

Extraordinary director of the Mademoiselle Dance Company, Tamara brings a unique mix of Latin Fusion to her choreographies.

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Tamara Valle

ISMAEL OTERO

New Jersey

The Million Moves Man. Not only is he a legend in the salsa community, he carries a deep knowledge of hip hop and its development over time through the five burroughs of New York.

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Ismael Otero

CHARLES ESPINOZA

New Jersey

Originally from Brazil, Charles brings a unique and incredible fusion of zouk and hip hop to the dance floor.

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Charles Espinoza

BRIAN & JEANETTE RAPAIDO

San Jose

Directors of the Boogie Wonders, this high-energy dance crew brings a blend of Latin and boogaloo-influenced hip hop to the stage for a fun & funky performance every time.

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Brian & Jeanette Rapaido

MONIQUE MANZO

Reno

Local owner of The Reno Empire Dance Studio. Not only is she passionate about bachata, she has trained in hip hop throughout many cities, such as Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

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Monique Manzo

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