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Esteban's Resume

Resume Highlights

  • Voted one of the Best Salsa Dancers in the West Coast
  • 1st Place- 2008 San Diego Salsa Competition
  • Judge - 2006-2010 Jack and Jill Salsa Competitions Amateur and Advance, and Pro-Ams (Palm Springs, CA)
  • Judge - 2006 ESPN Qualifying Round (Houston, TX)
  • Judge - 2010-2011 Lancaster Desert Classic(Lancaster, CA)
  • 1st Place - 2006 Palm Springs Professional Salsa Comp
  • 1st Place - 2004 Mambo King Professional Dance Competition
  • 2009 Mayan World Salsa Competition Finalist

Complete Resume

Stage

  • 2003 University of Brigham Young Multicultural Expo
  • 2003 University of Utah Cultural Event/Show
  • 2004 Denver Dance Challenge/Show
  • 2005 Las Vegas salsa Congress/Show
  • 2006 Palm Springs Dance Extravaganza
  • 2006 The Marriot Club (San Diego)
  • 2006 Cohibas Showcase (Long Beach)
  • 2006 Ocean House (Oceanside)
  • 2006 New York Salsa Congress
  • 2006 Boise Idaho Salsa Showcases
  • 2006 Noni Latin Convention
  • 2006 Houston Salsa Congress
  • 2006 San Francisco salsa Congress
  • 2006 Performance for Boeing(CA)
  • 2006 Chico Dance Sensation(CA)
  • 2006-2007 Los Angeles salsa Congress
  • 2007 Palm Springs New year/ Show-Classes-Judge
  • 2007 Reno Dance sensation/ Show-Classes- Judge
  • 2007 Quincy Mountain Splash (Nevada)/ Show-classes
  • 2007 Palm Springs Salsa Extravaganza/ Show-classes
  • 2007 Palm Springs Salsa New Year/ Show-classes
  • 2008 Palm Springs Salsa Extravaganza/ Show-classes
  • 2008 Mama Juanas Nightclub Showcase-Los Angeles
  • 2008 Lonedance Dance Studio Showcase, OC (CA)
  • 2009 Los Angeles Salsa Congress
  • 2009 Salsalegre Charity Fundraiser
  • 2010 Las Vegas Salsa Congress
  • 2010 Palm Springs Showcase/Classes/Judging
  • 2011 Lancaster Desert Classic, Competition Judging
  • 2011 Las Vegas Salsa Showcase
  • 2012 Granada Competition

Choreographies

  • 2002 Mambo Salsa Competition – "Tango"
  • Choreographer – Principal Dancer for film "Senor Iglesias"
  • 2002 U of U International Festival – "Red Cha-Cha"
  • 2002 BYU Multicultural Exposition – "Drunk"
  • 2003 Club Naked Salsa competition – "Red"
  • 2004 Club Mambo Salsa Competition – "Diablo"
  • 2004 Utah Champion Team Competition: "On 1"
  • 2004 Denver Dance Challenge – "Kill Bill"
  • 2005 Las Vegas Salsa Congress – "Swing"
  • 2005 Mambo Competition – "Black and White"
  • 2005 San Francisco Salsa Congress "Raton"
  • 2006 Barbie Routine with Rumbavana
  • 2006 Palms Springs Dance Extravaganza – Spin Routine
  • 2007 Reno Dance Sensation – "Tres pata"
  • 2008 Palms Springs Dance Extravaganza; "Chango" with Julie Goldman
  • 2008 Anaheim. "There is no Business Like Show Business" Production Show: "Agualile"
  • 2008 San Diego Salsa Festival "Africa"
  • 2009 Miami, Fl. "Sabado Gigante Show", Argentine Tango piece.
  • 2010 Tambor salsa routine
  • 2011 Gravity Contemporary piece

Dance Instruction

  • 2002 Club Papyions – UT
  • 2002 Club Caribbean Nights – UT
  • 2003-2004 Club Manhattan – UT
  • 2004 Club Sky Bar – UT
  • 2004 University of Utah International Dance Convention/Dance Classes
  • 2004/2005 Utahsalsa.com Salsa Workshop/Dance Classes
  • 2005 Club Mambo – UT
  • 2005-2006 Director/Choreographer of Rumbavana Entertainment/Salt Lake City – UT
  • 2006 Boise Idaho Dance Workshop
  • 2006 Noni Latin Convention
  • 2006 Houston Salsa Congress
  • 2006 Palm Springs Dance Extravaganza
  • 2006 The Ocean House – Oceanside/CA
  • 2006 Marriott Salsa Nights – San Diego/CA
  • 2006 Club Tapas – Newport/CA
  • 2006 Chico Dance Sensation
  • 2007 Palm Springs New year
  • 2007 Reno Dance sensation
  • 2007 Quincy Mountain Splash (Nevada)
  • 2007 Palm Springs Salsa Extravaganza
  • 2007-Date Tropical Soul Productions director. For more info, check www.tropicalsoulproductions.com
  • 2006-2007 Full time dance instructor at Promenade Dance Studio (Irvine,CA)
  • 2008 Palm Springs Salsa Extravaganza
  • 2008 Club Tapas in Newport Beach salsa group class
  • 2008 Club Cafe Sevilla in Long Beach salsa group class
  • 2007-2009 Full time dance instructor at Club One Dance Studio (Costa Mesa,CA)
  • 2009, Salsa workshop in Palmdale, CA
  • 2010 Dance Stars Salsa Worskhop with Rogelio Moreno and Liz Lira
  • 2010 Spirit of The dance Cha Cha Workshop
  • 2010-2011 Lancaster High Dessert Dance Classic
  • 2008-2012 Monthly Salsa Boot Camps in Costa Mesa
  • 2009-Present Full time dance instructor in Costa Mesa

Judge

  • 2004 Duros de la Salsa Dance Competition (Utah)
  • 2006 ESPN Qualifying Round (Houston)
  • 2006 Amateur Salsa Competition (Chico/CA)
  • 2006 Amateur Jack and Jill Salsa Competition (Palm Springs/CA)
  • 2007 Advance Jack and Jill Salsa Competition (Palm Springs/CA)
  • 2007 Advance Jack and Jill salsa Competition (Palm Springs/CA)
  • 2008 Advance Jack and Jill salsa Competition (Palm Springs/CA)
  • 2008 Pro Am salsa Competition (Palm Springs/CA)
  • 2008 Bachata Contest at Cafe Sevilla (Long Beach/CA)
  • 2009 Amateur and Advance Salsa Competition (Palm Springs, CA)
  • 2009 Student Tecaher Dance Championships (Long Beach, CA)
  • 2010-2011 Lancaster High Desert Dance Classic

Appearances and Radio

  • Univision/Telemundo 2004-2006 principal dancer on commercials (UT)
  • CBS morning show
  • Univision interview and dance for 2007 Palm Springs Salsa Extravaganza event
  • 2008 KCOC, Daybreak OC interview and show
  • 2008 Interviewed at 690 am radio "W". Los Angeles
  • 2007 Radio Show at KUCI 88.9FM in Irvine with George Sabroso
  • 2004 The sound of Weber State KWCR 88.1 FM. Interviewed by Jorge in Salt Lake City, Ut.
  • 2009 "Sabado Gigante TV Show" in Univision Channel.

Dance Trained by

  • Salsa: Jego, Carlos Martinez, Orville Small, Maria Ivanova, David Nieto, John Narvaez, Joel Hernandez, Rufus Dustin
  • American Smooth and Rythm: Joe Way, Victor Da Silva, Kris Suakjian, Tricia Candejas, Sveta Slochevskaya, Kurt Turley, Victor Fung
  • Latin: Rene Castaneda
  • Certified dance instructor by Dvida
  • Argentine Tango: Otero Dance Company
  • Cuban Rumba with Pedro "El Muneco Aguilar"

Dance Skills

  • Social Latin: Salsa on 1 and on 2, Cha-Cha on 2, Merengue, Bachata, Cuban Rumba, Cumbia, Argentine Tango, Samba, Punta, West Coast Swing
  • American Rhythm: Rumba, Cha-Cha, East Coast Swing, Mambo, Hustle
  • American Smooth: Waltz, Foxtrot, American Tango
  • Country Two Step, Nightclub Two Step

Dance Competitions

  • 2002 Club Excalibur Salsa Contest, 1st place
  • 2003 Mambo King Amatuer Dance competition finalist
  • 2003 Brigham Young Amateur competition 2nd place
  • 2004 Utah Champions team competition 2nd place
  • 2004 Utah Stars Competition Finalist
  • 2004 Mambo King Professional Dance Competition 1st place
  • 2005 Mambo King Professional Dance Competition Finalist
  • 2006 Palm Springs Professional Jack and Jill 1st place
  • 2006 San Francisco Professional International Salsa Competition finalist
  • 2006 Fiesta del Barrio Professional Salsa Competition finalist
  • 2006 Palm Springs Invitational Jack and Jill 2nd place
  • 2006 Pro-am at Golden State Challenge
  • 2007 Pro-am and solo showcases at Embassy Ball
  • 2008 San Diego Salsa Festival Competition 1st Place
  • 2008 Dancing with the Salsa Stars professional Competition, in Anaheim 2nd place
  • 2009 Pal Springs Professional Competition 3rd Place
  • 2009 "Baila mi Baile Internacional" Dance Comp for Univision 2nd place
  • 2010 High Desert Dance Classic  Professional Salsa Division 1st place
  • 2012 Granada Professional Dance Competition