Born in Cuba, Jorge Oscar Sanchez started dancing at the age of 15. He went on to join The National Ballet of Cuba where he danced many roles and performed as a soloist. He has also performed with The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and was a Principal dancer with the Columbia City Ballet last season. Earlier this year, he received the Award for “Best Dancer of Miami” at the Miami Life Awards.
Venus Villa from Cuba began her training at the prestigious Cuban National Ballet and has performed with the Royal Ballet in London, Vienna Staatsoper Ballet and Cincinnati Ballet. Villa was selected by the artistic director of English National Ballet as the “emerging dancer” of the company and was nominated by the English Press as “Young Spotlight of The Year” for the role of Alice in Alice in Wonderland. (read full text)