If you read our previous email you already know that Pasha and Anya from the hit show So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars and currently starring in Broadway's Burn the Floor will be among the special guests appearing at the Congress.
We are now announcing that Luis Salgado will be attending the New York Hustle Congress and dancing in our 'Circle of Love', "Hustle for the Hounds". Come to the event and get your chance to dance with Luis.
Luis Salgado at the New York Hustle Congress
Luis didn't know that his passion for the arts would lead him on to a path of adventure and to experience his dreams.
Some of his work includes, "Traps"(PBS), created the role of Frankie Suarez in the Broadway show "The Mambo Kings." Other Theater work includes the Broadway musical "In The Heights", "Fame on 42St", "Aida", "A Chorus Line" and more. You can catch him in the films "Dirty Dancing 2 Havana nights"; "Across the universe", "American Gangster"; "Enchanted" and "Step Up 2 the streets" as Alejandro.
On February 13, 2004 Luis's hometown of Vega Alta, Puerto Rico honored him by dedicating the 18th Carnival Celebration in his name. In April 2007 he was selected "Gypsy of the Month" by Adrienne Onofri from BroadwayWorld.com and he achieved his first Drama Desk Award for "Outstanding Ensemble" with the hit musical "In The Heights". In May of 2007, "Latino Leaders" selected him as one of the hottest names in the world of professional theater on the NY stages.
With an intense vision in the optimistic possibilities of art, Luis has developed Revolucion Latina, a movement that celebrates human success and growth, in particular of the Latino artists and performers, who with their choices and actions are great role models for others.