On May 12th, come dance with Burju Perez of Burju Shoes! During our ¡Bailemos! Dance for Youth fundraiser, Burju will lead our Salsa dance class with the help of Hyde Square Task Force alumnus Eury Ortiz. Get your tickets today to dance with Burju and for your chance to win a pair of Burju Shoes!
Who is Burju Perez?
Burju, along with her husband Victor, are professional performers, choreographers, and instructors, specializing in New York (“On2) Mambo. They were the directors of Hacha Y Machete Dance Company, the premier professional Latin dance company of Boston. Since the group’s inception in 2000, HYM has achieved worldwide recognition for their innovative and dynamic choreographies, the highest caliber of dancers, and the best quality instruction. Burju and Victor are responsible for training some of the best dancers from Boston. People have come from overseas to train under them. They have also traveled all over the world teaching, performing, and inspiring other dancers. They have performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages all over Europe and Asia, for audiences of over ten thousand people, and for national and international television. Burju and Victor were also principle dancers with the Fogarate Dance Project of NYC, under the direction of Juan Matos.
Burju’s dance background is made up of rhythmic gymnastics, hip-hop, jazz, belly dancing, and of course salsa. Victor grew up in a household where Latin dancing, Salsa in particular, was a daily activity and dancing house was a very big hobby. When Burju and Victor joined forces they fused their various dance backgrounds and immense passion for dancing to form a union of beauty, art, and motion
Today, Burju and Victor have two beautiful children who love to dance. They are focused more on their shoe brand, Burju Shoes, and making it the most love dance and fashion shoe on the market.
If you’re interested in dancing with Burju OR winning a FREE pair of Burju Shoes, you can enter our raffle giveaway during our ¡Bailemos! Dance for Youth fundraiser! Get your tickets today: www.hydesquare.org/bailemos