Born and bred in Paris (France), Kevin has over 5 years of dance experience. Kevin first started his journey with Bachata and then he discovered Kizomba, growing his skills in both styles in France and throughout Europe in many different international dance festival.
He specialised in Sensual Bachata trained and inspired by the most famous dancers like Daniel&Desiree. His Kizomba has been developed with the French Touch, being trained by Isabelle&Felicien and other well known French instructors.
He started his teaching in Paris and came especially to Australia to share and continue his passion for the dance. The first stop was in Sydney where he ran sensual bachata classes with the beautiful Paris Peñalver.
He decided to move to Perth where he found a really good connection with Camila Molinaro. Under the name « Swave Dance » Kevin is now a full time dance instructor in Perth, he has been working with different dance schools in Western Australia before becoming an independent artist.
Since being in Australia Kevin has been invited to the Australian Kizomba festival to perform and run workshops as well as Indonesia.
He is Currently founder and director of Swave Dance in Perth. He run weekly bachata classes, kizomba classes and organise regular events for the company.
Camila has always been in love with dance. She grew up with a musical family in the north of France and has been involved in many artistic disciplines. She started her dance training in classical ballet from the age of 5. Though her love for music and dancing never died, she discovered a new passion : the cinema, and received her degree in Performance Arts. She directly fell in love with the Bachata and Kizomba when she was introduced to her first Afrolatin social dance night. She did not know yet that these dances would change her life.
Camila's professional career started in Perth, Australia. She started teaching both Bachata and Kizomba with John Toretto at Juan Rando Dance Academy. In April 2014 Camila was in the line up with Daniel&Desiree at the Sydney International Bachata Festival where she was performing and teaching. Camila also had the opportunity to assist Tony Lara with his workshop at the Doudoule Latin Dance Camp (Gold Cost) in August 2014; as well as choreographed and performed her first Kizomba show for the Awake Festival (Perth) in March 2015.
Her career has taken a new turn since she met her partner Kevin. Together they train with intense energy and passion to bring out the best for their students. They have performed at events around Australia such as the Australian Kizomba Festival (Melbourne) in August 2015.
Today, Camila is owner of the company Swave Dance based in Perth and teach bachata and kizomba regulary.
Danielito hails from the South of Italy a keen sportsman before starting to dance Salsa and Bachata in a local dance’s school just to know other people and to have fun.
Danielito was an integral part of “Rafaelito y Su Guaperia Singular” school in Italy and along with Valentina Caridi, he has done many performances for the company. Also, he was managing the school and running instructional classes before moving to Australia.
Danielito was featured in the video of the Bachata song “Only You” for Grupo Extra which was a good success and he loves to dance and share his knowledge with people.
Since June 2016, Danielito and Valentina have been based in Perth, Australia running their regular Salsa and Bachata classes with Swave Dance Company.
Valentina comes from the South of Italy. She has been dancing from a very young age covering modern, contemporary dance and moving to Salsa and Bachata.
She has been teaching Salsa and Bachata in a lot of schools around Italy as well as being invited artists and performers at various festivals in Europe most notably with the most famous dancer and teacher of the world with their company “ Rafaelito y Su Guaperia Singular “ at Eventopeople, Strasbourg Bachata Congress.
She has traveled a lot doing “ “Bachalove”, a different style of Bachata and following her passion for dancing over the past seven years in the industry.Valentina and other friends from her dance company were featured in a Bachata video for Grupo Extra for the song “Only You” which received a lot of commercial success.
Valentina has been based in Perth, Australia along with Danielito working for Swave Dance Company since June 2016.