Aaron Damus

Aaron Damus began studying classical piano & vocal opera since age 5 and Chinese Martial arts since age 7. He started training in Salsa in 2005 and gymnastics & rock climbing in 2007. Aaron joined Masacote in 2006...

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Ana Masacote

Ana is co-director of Masacote Entertainment. She began her formal dance training in folklórico at the age of 5 and Salsa at the age of 15 and has since traveled to 30+ countries across 5 continents and countless cities in between for teaching and performance.

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Charlotte Belok

Charlotte Belok started salsa dancing at the young age of 15 and joined Masacote Dance Company in 2006. Charlotte has since traveled internationally and across the U.S. performing with Masacote...

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Esteban Ortiz

Esteban Ortiz studied Colombian folklorico (Cumbia, Pasillos, and Mapale) since the young age of 6 through his late teens in both Colombia and as a part of the Bajucol team in Boston. Since then, he has studied salsa, capoeira, and gymnastics. Esteban joined Masacote Dance Company in 2006...

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Joel Masacote

Joel Masacote is co-director of Masacote Entertainment. He began training in music in 1986. In 1995, he began his formal training in salsa dance and began to merge his skills in music and dance. He has since traveled to 30+ countries across 5 continents and countless cities in between for teaching and performance.

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Maylena Chaviano

Maylena Chaviano studied at the Instructors Art School in Havana Cuba, where she trained in contemporary dance, ballet, choreography, history of dance, and Cuban folklore. At the age of 16, she began producing events at the State of Havana level and was in charge of students at some of the most important Art Schools, including ENA, Circus, Escuela de Espectaculos.

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Olawale Oladehin

Olawale Oladehin (affectionately known as Wale) has trained in break-dancing, hop-hop, popping, and salsa. He is currently working abroad in London but will be back in Boston by 2013. He joined the Masacote team in 2010...

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