COLADA Latin Dance Congress
6-10 June 2018, Bangkok

Didier

Artist

Training
I begun dancing salsa in 2001.
Since i started dancing, i never stop attending classes or taking workshops.Congresses
From 2004 to 2014 i attend an average of 10 congresses per years, mainly in Europe, where i attend to all the mambo workshop i could.Training in Mambo
Since 2008, i went annually to New york for trips that least at last 3 weeks. I attend there many classes with: Eddie Torres, Franklin Diaz, Frankie Martinez, Yamule….

Training in Afro cuban
In 2015 i spent 1 month in Cuba, where i learned from Lesvia de Santiago de cuba. Since that trip, i’m in love with Afro cubain dance and i’m continuously training myself to that form of art.

Teaching
I started teaching Salsa (Casino style & Mambo) in 2004.
I started teaching Kizomba in 2010.
I was a  resident teacher in the school MDA and Rock Caliente in Aix en Provence and Marseille until 2015.
So far, i gave workshop in: Marseille, Paris, Bordeaux, Berlin, Puebla(Mexico), Amsterdam, Bali, Seoul, Bangkok.

Performances
I had the pleasure of performing with various salsa dance company from 2004 to 2015:
* 2004-2006: Cultura latina as Dancer (One of our performance here), Dance company based at Aix en provence  and led by Saby.
* 2006-2007: Atrevete dance company that i co-fonded, where i was: Co-director, choreographer, and Dancer.
* 2008-2015: Omele dance company that i co-fonded, where i was: Co-director, choreographer and dancer.

Achievement
2nd in the stargate competition in 2011 Zurich salsa congress (40 participants), with my team Omele.
Invited with other recognized talented social dancer, in 2013 and 2014 « Rostov On don » salsa congress (Russia), for social dancing.
Invited with other recognized talented social dancer, in 2014 Mambito’s Anniversary in Puebla Mexico, for social dancing.