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Mirella and Carlos Santos David on 030tango
Mirella Ramona Santos David has been dancing since she was 10 years old. She began her passion with ballet and street dance classes in her hometown . When she knew she wanted to become a professional dancer , she auditioned for the Albeda Dance College in Rotterdam, where she was accepted . With passion and dedication she began her training. After four years of training in various dance styles such as ballet , modern, jazz , afro, urban- pop and more , she graduated in 2011 and began her career as a dancer. She danced in movies, dinner shows , as a background dancer for various artists, major events and more . Now she has fully focused on dancing Argentine Tango with her husband and dance partner Carlos.
Joao Carlos Santos David was born in Brazil , where he grew up with music and dance. With his love for dance, Carlos shares his passion for tango and samba with everyone. He danced in numerous shows including Tango & Passion in Brazil. A large part of his life he spent in Argentina , where he was taught by the great tango masters. In 2008 he started his international career as a dancer and dance teacher on the cruise boats of Costa Cruises which he traveled around the world . Now his home in Rotterdam where he and Mirella live together.
They are both nationally and internationally very active and travel at least 1 time per year to Argentina and Brazil to give workshops and shows , but also to train their dancing and take lessons with famous dancers . “As a dancer , you never stop learning !”
Together they participated in various championships like
- 1st place: Official European Tango Championship 2017
- 1st place: UK Tango Championship & Festival 2017
- 1st Place: German Tango Championship ‘Tango de Pista’ 2016
- Finalists: Campeonato Mundial de Baile de Tango 2016 in Buenos Aires
- Jury for: Tango Championship Moscow, Russia 2016
- 2nd Place: TV show ‘Everybody Dance Now’ RTL 4 in 2015