Meet Our Team
Mario "B" Gonzalez
Founder & Director
Professional Dancer, Instructor, Choreographer, MC, DJ with over 25 years experience. With an interesting start to what is now a SALSA / MAMBO lifestyle! In 1999, a really good friend and high school teammate, Danny Useche, introduced Mario B. to the “Salsa Scene”
Rudy De Los Angeles Acosta was originally born in Brooklyn, NY, but raised in NJ. He began to dance Salsa/Mambo On2 in May of 2003 with Mario B. from New Jersey. With Mario B., Rudy learned the basic On 2 steps and mastered the timing and technique that was needed in order for him to be able to social dance, master his timing and understanding of the Mambo On2 step.
Growing up in a Puerto Rican and Italian house hold in the Bronx, where music was welcomed with open arms. She always loved to dance, but it was not until 2001, when her love and fascination of salsa blossomed. As a college student, she met Victor Mayovanex, founder of Karisma Dance Company, at a salsa lesson he was giving on campus.
Luis, born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, first found his love for salsa in early 2001, after watching a couple dancing to salsa music in such a way he’s never seen before. Luis began his salsa journey with Greg Taylor, who taught Luis the timing and foundation of this beautiful on 2 style of dance.
Bruno Bonilla was born and raised in Hoboken, NJ. His family is of Mexican descent from Oaxaca, Mexico. Bruno began his dance journey in July 2016 with Salsa Fever On2 Dance Academy under the direction of Mario B learning salsa and chacha. In addition to training with Mario B. he has also studied under Rudy Acosta and continues to study alongside other talents such as Eddie Torres, Eddie Torres Jr. and Adolfo Indacochea.
Mr. Everitt was in four original Broadway casts, beginning at 14 years old : These were West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, The World of Suzy Wong (with William Shatner), and Lead dancer/and understudy to lead actor in “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying“.
He was a ballroom dance teacher for 5 years with Sandra Cameron Dance Center, the most popular ballroom center for decades..
Lincoln Center‘s chose him to dance the original choreography of ballroom dances of Fred Astaire for a gala celebrating Astaire’s birth.
His duet he choreographed for himself and Liza Minnelli on the “Judy Garland Christmas Show”, is a Youtube favorite and shown all over the world ever Christmas since it first aired.
Griselle Ponce, The Mambo Diva
Entrepreneur, Dancer/Choreographer, Actress, Coach, & Motivational Speaker.
Griselle Ponce, top female dancer and choreographer in the World. Ms. Ponce was born for the stage!
Ms Ponce has performed in concerts for Artist such as Guilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuele, Don Omar, Milly Quezada, Jorge Seledon, Eddie Palmieri, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Tito Nieves, just to name a few. One of the highlights of her career was being invited to perform for President Mr. Barrack Obama in representation of the Latino Community.
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