Senegalese essence of passion
Discover the perfect balance of sensuality and passion...
Roger Cracco is an international dance instructor who was born and raised in Venezuela with an unconditional passion for Sensual Bachata.
He represents the sensual bachata scene in London, UK, and has been invited as an artist to some of the biggest festivals, including the SSD Opatija, Bachata King KOS, and BCN HOT Weekend.
Roger's unique style has been classified as revolutionary, emphasizing connection on the dance floor without leaving behind technique and musicality. He is co-founder of the Sensual Escape Festival in Antakya, Turkey, and the Latin Dance Station and Wild Bachata Thursdays in London.
He loves creating connections with absolutely everyone, regardless of their level, and is known as one of the best social dancers in the scene.
This year, he comes in a pair with Julia Ruiz Fernández - a versatile and hardworking professional dancer and actress from Málaga, Spain. She holds several European titles in ballroom and Latin American dance, including the UK Bachata champion in 2016. She is a versatile and passionate dancer who loves and trains in all styles of dance, including contemporary, ballet, flamenco, jazz, hip hop, latin, ballroom, and commercial dance.
Julia has been working worldwide as a dancer for the last 8 years, performing in different productions at the Royal Opera House, Strictly Come Dancing UK tours, Swan Lake, and Piano Legends Live.
Recently, she was performing in the West End in London with the Broadway Gloria Estefan’s Musical "On Your Feet".
Julia just finished touring with a show in the United States, and she is back in Europe ready to start performing in a new West End musical called "La Bamba".