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Billy began to gravitate toward more traditional dance styles, and began to perform in Cabaret revues as a soloist. Member Screen Actors Guild. This system has become the standard by which the majority of Salsa competitions are judged around the world today. Billy and Katie were the subjects of a special television segment for Frank Hatchett Keep On Dancing Latin Salsa Life TV, and Billy has been interviewed for countless documentaries and features regarding partner dancing. Katie is the owner of Dancesation Productions, which she incorporated in About Billy Fajardo:.

It is no surprise that one of the concepts of Latin Madness was born out of Nelson's love of comedy and Latin dance. Prior to embarking into the world of Latin dance Nelson was involved in the production of comedy shows. But it was his desire to combine the lightheartedness of comedy and the intensity of Mambo that gave birth to Latin Madness. Katie Marlow's comes to the World Salsa Summit with over 35 years as a professional in the Entertainment industry and over 25 years as a professional in the travel and special event production industries.

Involved in dance and the performing arts since the age of 7, Katie has an extensive resume in both theatrical dance and partner dance. She has worked extensively in the industry as both a performer and a producer of entertainment.

She is a long standing member of Meeting Professionals International, and even served on its South Florida Chapter board of directors for a time. They are also a 4-time invitees to the Blackpool Dance Festival for Cabaret Exhibition, which is reserved for only couples worldwide each year. Katie has been instrumental in the development of the rapidly expanding competitive Salsa dance circuit; and was responsible for creating the rules, regulations and judging system for the original World Salsa Championships that were aired on ESPN.

This system has become the standard by which the majority of Salsa competitions are judged around the world today. Katie is the owner of Dancesation Productions, which she incorporated in Dancesation produces customized entertainment and events for Fortune companies. Their newest venture is the opening of FaMa Studios in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a combination school, rehearsal and performance space for dance.

Event Pass Registration. Competition Registration. Contact Us. First Name. Last Name. As a result of this additional training, lifts, side by sides and classically styled arms were added to competitive hustle.

In turn, this served as an example to others from the community to up their game. Due to this, many of the young hustle dancers from that time also began to study, and went on to build lifelong dance careers.

During the mid to late 's, the demand for Hustle dance performances began to wane with the downturn in popularity of disco music. Billy began to gravitate toward more traditional dance styles, and began to perform in Cabaret revues as a soloist. In the early 's, he also became the choreographer for the world renowned Combinacion Perfecta tour, which incidentally, provided inspiration to many a young salsa performer.

In , Billy met his current partner and spouse, Katie Marlow. Billy and Katie have become one of the most highly recognized performance teams in the dance world; performing on virtually every continent on the planet. They were also featured on the Main Stage for the Superbowl, as well as in a tribute to their mentors, the world renowned Augie and Margo Rodriguez, both on Broadway, and then again, with the Miami City Ballet.

Billy and Katie were the subjects of a special television segment for Good Life TV, and Billy has been interviewed for countless documentaries and features regarding partner dancing. Billy and Katie have been featured cover stories for various dance publications; including SalsaWeb. Billy and Katie have garnered numerous titles and credits during their time together. They are the only couple in the history of the United States to hold two separate world championship titles in the same year, for both Cabaret Exhibition and Latin Hustle.

Billy is also a Vice World Salsa Champion. In addition, Billy and Katie were four time invitees to the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival Open Exhibition Championships, an honor reserved for only a select few throughout the world. They have been honored with numerous recognition awards over the years for their contributions to the dance world.

Billy, along with Katie were the head judges for the World Salsa Dance Championships as seen on ESPN since its inception in , and were instrumental in developing the judging system that has been adopted by much of the Hustle and Salsa world today.

Billy has made it his mission to nurture up and coming talent from the various dance communities, including Latin Hustle, Salsa, Theatrical, Ballroom and West Coast Swing.

Billy also a Vice World Salsa Champion. In addition, Billy and Katie were four time invitees to the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival Open Exhibition Championships, an honor reserved for only a select few throughout the world. They have been honored with numerous recognition awards over the years for their contributions to the dance world. Since then, they have become one of the most highly recognized performance teams in the salsa dance world; performing on every continent on the planet.

They were also featured on the Main Stage for the Superbowl, and in a tribute to their mentors, the world renowned Augie and Margo Rodrigues, both on Broadway, and then again, with the Miami City Ballet. They were the subjects of a special television segment for Good Life TV, and Billy has been interviewed for countless documentaries and features regarding partner dancing.

Billy and Katie have been featured cover stories for various dance publications; including SalsaWeb. Billy has made it his mission to nurture up and coming talent from the various dance communities, including Salsa, Latin Hustle, Theatrical, Ballroom and West Coast Swing. To this end, he and Katie present yearly, the IHSC Dance Festival, where enthusiasts from all forms of dance congregate and celebrate the art and beauty of partner dance.

It is no surprise that one of the concepts of Latin Madness was born out of Nelson's love of comedy and Latin dance. Prior to embarking into the world of Latin dance Nelson was involved in the production of comedy shows. But it was his desire to combine the lightheartedness of comedy and the intensity of Mambo that gave birth to Latin Madness. Katie Marlow's comes to the World Salsa Summit with over 35 years as a professional in the Entertainment industry and over 25 years as a professional in the travel and special event production industries.

Involved in dance and the performing arts since the age of 7, Katie has an extensive resume in both theatrical dance and partner dance. She has worked extensively in the industry as both a performer and a producer of entertainment. She is a long standing member of Meeting Professionals International, and even served on its South Florida Chapter board of directors for a time. They are also a 4-time invitees to the Blackpool Dance Festival for Cabaret Exhibition, which is reserved for only couples worldwide each year.

Katie has been instrumental in the development of the rapidly expanding competitive Salsa dance circuit; and was responsible for creating the rules, regulations and judging system for the original World Salsa Championships that were aired on ESPN. In addition, Billy, his partner Sandra Rivera and the company toured worldwide, helping to foster the flame that was "Disco" and "Hustle" all over the globe. Along the way, Billy also developed additional dance skills through his training in ballet with American Ballet Theatre, jazz with Phil Black, among others.

As a result of this additional training, lifts, side by sides and classically styled arms were added to competitive hustle. In turn, this served as an example to others from the community to up their game.

Due to this, many of the young hustle dancers from that time also began to study, and went on to build lifelong dance careers. During the mid to late 's, the demand for Hustle dance performances began to wane with the downturn in popularity of disco music. Billy began to gravitate toward more traditional dance styles, and began to perform in Cabaret revues as a soloist.

In the early 's, he also became the choreographer for the world renowned Combinacion Perfecta tour, which incidentally, provided inspiration to many a young salsa performer.

In , Billy met his current partner and spouse, Katie Marlow. Billy and Katie have become one of the most highly recognized performance teams in the dance world; performing on virtually every continent on the planet. They were also featured on the Main Stage for the Superbowl, as well as in a tribute to their mentors, the world renowned Augie and Margo Rodriguez, both on Broadway, and then again, with the Miami City Ballet.

Billy and Katie were the subjects of a special television segment for Good Life TV, and Billy has been interviewed for countless documentaries and features regarding partner dancing. Billy and Katie have been featured cover stories for various dance publications; including SalsaWeb.

Billy and Katie have garnered numerous titles and credits during their time together. They are the only couple in the history of the United States to hold two separate world championship titles in the same year, for both Cabaret Exhibition and Latin Hustle.

Billy is also a Vice World Salsa Champion. In addition, Billy and Katie were four time invitees to the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival Open Exhibition Championships, an honor reserved for only a select few throughout the world. They have been honored with numerous recognition awards over the years for their contributions to the dance world.