Ariel Rios Robert
HometownUnited Kingdom, Oxford
Performed with internationally recognised artists including NG, Jose Luis Cortes and Juan de Dios Company (ex dancer of the National folk Group). including master classes, lectures and presentations in cultural centres. Salsa and Casino.
A principal teacher to foreign students who are learning Spanish at the Havana University. This experience, added to giving lessons to the agencies of dancing projects from Belgium, France, Holland and England, has built his international teaching skills and understanding of the communication needs of students from varied cultures. Fifteen years experience as a professional dancer including as a soloist and as a member of the cast with the Folk University group of the Habana University. Co-ordinated and choreographed national and international dance tours. Some of the more renowned tours include: Santiago de Cuba in the Caribbean Festival, Mexico and United Arab Emirates. Considerable experience in teaching children dance and culture in both intellectual impairment.
Professor and Instructor of Dance and Culture, specialising in Cuban, Latin and Central American dance, National Centre of Artists Cuban Ministry of Culture 2003, Professor and instructor of popular and Afro Cuban Dance, National Centre of Artists Cuban Ministry of Culture 1999 Professor of dance and Regisseur of the folk group University of Habana 1997 â€˜Aâ€™ grade in the Movement of Amateur Artists Cuban Ministry of Culture, 1995. â€˜Aâ€™ grade the highest obtainable in the Movement of Amateur Artists, Cuban Ministry of Culture, 1993.