Has over 10 years experience in performing Brazilian Dance shows, and through this experience was inspired to create Brazilian Fantasy, to bring a new level of professionalism to the world of Brazilian Entertainment. She studied salsa in Sydney under World Salsa Champion Oliver Pineda with†Latin Motion Academy, and†trained in samba in Brazil where she paraded with†Samba School Imperio Serrano†in the Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Her dance styles include samba, Latin jazz, Brazilian axť and baile funk. Dahlia has performed in many high profile events including Lovebox Festival, Hed Kandi, BBC The One Show, and Notting Hill Carnival.
A full time professional commercial dancer, Maxine has a BA Honours Degree in Musical Theatre from London Studio School, having trained in all dance styles including Contemporary, Latin and Jazz. She has performed as back-up dancer for several high profile artists including LMFAO on the Jonathan Ross Show and Britainís Got Talent, JLS on X Factor, NE-YO, Tinchy Strider, and The Wanted. She has also appeared as a dancer in many TV shows and films including MTV, The Paul O'Grady Show, and X-Men: First Class.
Originally from Sao Paulo, she had early training in Brazilian partner dance (Samba-Rock, Lambada, Forro, Gafieira, Pagode Paulista, Bolero) and has informed a personal approach to samba, with a focus on elegance and good posture. A celebrated Passista, She gained her expertise performing with Sao Paulo's Vai-Vai Samba School, in 2003 was voted Rainha da Bateria of the London School of Samba and in 2008 was nominated the Rainha da Bateria for Coburg International Samba Festival.
Her 14 year career as a Samba dancer has included highlights of performing for Will Smith on the Ant and Dec Show, NME Awards 2009, Fringe Festival 2010 BRASIL BRASIL Show, and the BRIT AWARDS 2011. Samara teaches Samba all over England and Europe and is also Zumba qualified.
Michela is a professional commercial dancer, having focused her training on Hip Hop, Break Dance, House and Dancehall. She has had the opportunity to work with top choreographer Frank Gutson for a Coldplay video clip, and was also featured in the film Crew 2 Crew as a street dancer. She is an accomplished Dance teacher and performer, having worked for Smirnoff, Britainís Got Talent, MTV and on BBC The One Show. She has also performed in high profile events for Harley Davidson, XBOX and is part of hip hop crew Boy Blue.
Has 5 years experience in performing Samba and Latin Dance shows in London and Internationally, specialising in samba having trained with Paraiso School of Samba and winning 2nd place in the 'Rainha Da Bateria' samba competition. Helga's energetic dance style and bubbly personality have made her a favourite of Brazilian Fantasy clients. High profile events have included†MOBO Awards 2012, Cancer Research UK Annual Ball, and†V Festival†headlining the VIP room.†She has also danced for ITVís†"Iím a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here", BBC The One Show & Sky1 Got To Dance.
Brought up in the carnival capital Rio de Janeiro, Gabriela had a natural calling to the stage from a very young age and has been entertaining people all around the world for over a decade with her samba and cabaret performances. Known for her sense of humor, high energy and interactive abilities, she also has been invited to perform in films, theatre and to participate on several artistís albums as a singer. Her highlights have been working in the feature film Jean Charles, releasing a single with a Brazilian producer and in taking her own stage production, Brazilian Fever, around the UK including a season at the Edinburgh Festival.
Serena has danced since the age of 5, studying ballet, modern dance and gymnastics, and has been performing Samba and Lambada for 10 years. She has performed internationally in high profile shows in Bahrain, India, Sri Lanka and Monte Carlo, and in the UK has paraded in Notting Hill Carnival, and Sheffield and Birmingham Carnivals. Notable appearances include on TV show Footballerís Wives, BBC The One Show, Iím a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, and Lovebox Festival.
Patrice received a Fulbright Scholarship for his professional dance training in ballet, jazz and contemporary dance and attended the Academie Internationale De La Danse in Paris, continuing his professional training at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance School, New York. Patrice began his early career in Cabaret as a Latin Dancer and choreographer with The Music Hall Viva Brasil in France. Over the past 8 years, Patrice has performed with Finest Ballet Brasil (Zurich), Modern Dance Ensemble Company (Paris), BOP Dance Company (London) and was apprentice with BEJART Ballet Lausanne performing Bolero amongst other roles (French Tour 2007). Patrice has performed works choreographed by Lester Horton, Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Dollie Henry, Rick Odums, and Maurice Bejart. Since residing in London, Patrice has performed in many high profile events including the BRIT Awards 2011.
With dance training from the age of 8 in various styles, Hannah now specialises in samba after training with the London School of Samba where she is a passista. She has also spent time in Brazil where she trained with some of the top samba schools in Rio de Janeiro. Her high profile events have included The British Red Cross fundraising gala for Brazil now!, performing for 18 000 people, including Prince Philip †at the International Cartier Polo event, Channel 4's Sunday Brunch show, Coburg Samba festival and Notting Hill Carnival.
Yazzmin is a professional samba dancer and musician, training for the past 5 years and samba competition winner of 1st Place ("Queen") in both Brazilica Festival Liverpool 2013 and London School of Samba 2012 competitions. She has toured the world dancing samba including dancing in Hong Kong, Germany, and a month tour of Rio De Janeiro playing samba music. Career highlights include performing at Glastonbury and Reading Festivals with band Friendly Fires, BBCís the One Show with Barry Manilow, and ITVís Dancing on Ice. Yazzmin is also experienced in dancing Axť and Forro and is also currently studying for her Music degree in London.
Has studied Capoeira, a Brazilian art form combining dance, acrobatics and Martial Arts, for the last 17 years, beginning at the age of 8. Hiram is from Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, the world capital of Capoeira and Capoeira is his full time career. Since moving to London he has formed his own Capoeira school Grupo de Capoeira Ginga de Quilombo and teaches Capoeira full time. Numerous career highlights include performing for a crowd of 30,000 at London Brazilian Day, and appearances in many video clips, advertisments, films and television shows.
Sade has been dancing for over ten years, and has graduated from a 3 year professional diploma in Musical Theatre from The Urdang Academy. Some of her highlights have been performing for Her Majesty The Queen at the Royal variety show with Alexandra Burke, Pineapple TV with the (Dream Boys) and working as an actress and dancer for TV commercials for brands such as Baileys. Sade since graduating has trained in Jazz funk, Hip hop and Samba and debuted performing with Brazilian Fantasy in Nigeria this year for an audience of thousands.