Ulises Carrillo Montalvo was born in Havana, Cuba where his culture initiated his life-long dance experience. He initially trained for 4 years with ‘Tony Mendez’ at The Cuban International Dance Company. He then went on to sing and dance at the Cabaret Tropicana’s Show and the Cabaret Parisien which is the National Hotel of Cuba.
Then following an acting career on TV, Radio, Cinema and Theatre, Ulises turned his talent to teaching and has taught and performed alongside top teachers & entertainers from Cuba and indeed all over the world. Further, Ulises was part of the team that performed Cuban Rueda in the Guy Ritchie motion picture – Rock and Rola
Ulises specialises in all the Cuban dance styles and dances that form the roots of Salsa: Rumba, Yambu, Guaguanco, La columbia, Ebakua, Makuta, Gaga, Papalote, Palo, La conga, Salsa con rumba, Orishas, Son, Casino style contratiempo, La rueda, reggaeton, pilon, mozambique, mambo, Cha Cha Cha, buey cansado,
Ulises has great charisma and his lessons are really good fun. He is one of the youngest brightest and most talented up and coming Cuban Salsa stars on the UK Salsa scene, who is now reaching the next level in his dance career. His approach includes learning to use body language to tell the stories of the Cuban culture through the dance.
……..Seriously….come and check this guy out!