The Latin Fire Dance Team: We don’t just entertain, we enlighten!
Selected to perform and compete at the World Salsa Solo 2015 & 2016 as well as Brisbane Latin Festival 2016
'Your New Zealand representatives to the Sydney Salsa Congress
2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 & 2015!!'
We have also performed at the Byron Latin Fiesta, November, 2009!!!
DouDoule Latin Dance Camp, Gold Coast, 2012!!
Melbourne Latin Festival, 2013 & 2014
Latin Fire's Dance Team is an award-winning passionate, explosive group of dancers who are regularly selected to perform throughout New Zealand and in Australia. They have won numerous titles at the South Island Salsa Competition, NZ Nationals, NZ Salsa Solos & World Salsa Solo's and earned International Selections at the NZ/Pacific Salsa Congress 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 & 2014.
For 3 years in a row they have impressed NZ & Australian selectors and been given the opportunity to represent NZ Salsa at the international Sydney Salsa Congress 2007,2008, 2009, 2011 & 2013, 2015. They also performed at the prestigious Byron Latin Fiesta in Byron Bay, Australia 2009 & Doudoule Latin Dance Camp 2012.
'Jaime Jesus' from 'Latin Dance Australia' said the following about Donna & Warren's Team at the NZ/Pacific Salsa Selections 2007,
"The Team that got the highest points displayed everything, Salsa, something different, energy & from the moment they started they had me wanting to get out of my seat".
As well as Competitions & Selections they also regularly perform for private and corporate functions and events.
Their routines are very colourful, dynamic & most of all entertaining for any audience!!
They regularly perform at the Sydney Salsa Congress, NZ Pacific Salsa Congress, Melbourne Latin Festival and have also performed for the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Canterbury Fashion Week, Riccarton Cup week, Buena Vista Social Club, ASB Starry Nights, Te Papa Wellington, Tauranga Bay Salsa Festival, Blenheim Showcase plus , many, many Corporate Events.
Their dance routines range from powerful ChaCha to Bachata/Hip Hop to a beautiful Salsa and even a Salsa/MJ mix. Their entertainment is dynamic to sultry to fast paced & keeps you on your feet!
Would you like us to perform at one of your events? If so, please contact us for availability and pricing.
If you are interested in auditioning for our Dance 'Performance' Team please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are some past performances by Fire Dance.
Be sure to check the photos in our dance troupe gallery.
Thank you Shannon and Richard, it would have been impossible without your teaching - 2nd Place Beginners at South Island Salsa Competition!
Over the past years I have been fortunate enough to travel a fair bit to NZ and spend some very valuable time with long-time friends/dancers.
One thing that always stands out to me is how some schools are more like families.
Latin Fire is exactly this !!!
Each person in the team supports the other. They dance together, they party together, they hang out together. It’s like they live for each other. It’s no wonder that success breathes through such strong dance families… and I mean success in a bigger sense than competition success.
Donna you are absolutely amazing and our kids are so so blessed to have had you as our dance teacher.
All credit is to you. We were all extremely proud of them and I think the work you did with them is a once in a lifetime opportunity for most of them and something they will always remember and cherish.
(Please give us Donna next year...;) )