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BIOGRAPHY

TONY PIRATA WORLD RENOWNED DANCER AND CHOREOGRAPHER. RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY OF KIZOMBA, SEMBA, FUNANA, KUDURO, AFRO-HOUSE AND OTHER AFRICAN RYTHMS. HIS PARENTS ARE FROM CAPE VERDEAN DESCENT AND MIGRATED TO PORTUGAL WHERE MR. PIRATA WAS BORN.

AT THE EARLY AGE OF 13 YEARS OLD HE MOVED TO FRANCE WITH HIS PARENTS AND HIS PASSION FOR DANCE BEGAN. TONY’S SISTER ELSA, TAUGHT HIM HOW TO DANCE HIS FIRST STEPS OF KIZOMBA, HE THEN DEVELOPED HIS OWN STYLE BY ADDING HIS OWN TECHNIQUE TO THE STANDARDS OF KIZOMBA. HIS WAY OF INSPIRATION AND IMPROVING CAME FROM TEACHING KIZOMBA CLASSES ALL OVER PARIS AND ITS PROVINCES.

IN 2010, TONY PIRATA BECAME KIZOMBA CHAMPION IN FRANCE, ALSO TOP 3 IN THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. TODAY, WITH OVER 19 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE TEACHING AND DANCING HE HAS TRAVELED THE WORLD INTENSIVELY FROM BRAZIL, MEXICO, CHINA, RUSSIA, UNITED STATES INCLUDING NYC, MIAMI, CALIFORNIA JUST TO NAME A FEW, TOURING ALL OVER EUROPE SHARING HIS LOVE AND PASSION FOR DANCE. TONY PIRATA HAS CONQUERED OVER 55 COUNTRIES