About Grupo America

Since exploding onto the Canadian arts scene 20 years ago, Vancouver-based Grupo America has been dazzling international audiences with their spectacular Latin Dance show. Grupo America pushes stylistic boundaries by presenting a variety of dances from every corner of the Americas. The show combines “sizzling” modern routines with beautiful traditional numbers that will take your breath away. Their multitude of striking costumes sets them apart from any dance company you have ever seen, and you will be treated to a visual explosion of colour and glamour! Grupo America boasts talented dancers and choreographers from some of the best folkloric ballets in Latin America. Grupo America has also received international acclaim; including winning the 2007, 2008, 2012, and 2013 Cuban Salsa World Championship in Miami. With over 2000 international shows and appearances, this extraordinary group has gained a reputation as one of Canada’s elite entertainers with their irrepressible determination, energy, talent, and PASSION!!!

For more information about booking Grupo America for your next event (company parties, weddings, school shows, etc.) please call 604-517-4644 or contact us by email as seen below. We are sure to give your event a fun and special performance!

If you are a dancer and are interested in auditioning for our team, please visit our “Auditions” page for more information: Auditions for Grupo America

Our Teams

The Grupo America Semi-Pro team trains constantly to compete in world-class dance competitions and does paid performances regularly. Dancers are expected to learn, and train in a variety of many different and diverse dance genres. Anything from modern Latin dance such as Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha cha, Mambo, Kizomba, and Zouk. To Latin Folkloric dances such as Cumbia, Samba, Cueca, Marinera, Rumba Guaguanco, and Flamenco. As well as contemporary dances like Hip hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, and Lyrical.

New members will usually start on the intro team then move up to the Semi-pro level. Both teams have similar age, weight, and height requirements.
Requirements:      (Exceptions can be made)
Age 17-35
Weight: Girls under 130Lbs/Boys over 140lbs
Height: Girls under 5’8/Boys over 5’5
Monthly membership fee which includes World Class training, Air Conditioned studio space, and the dance coach salary.

This is the first step taken to eventually join the Semi-Pro team. This team accepts members who wish to grow and dance at a professional level regardless of not having any previous professional experience. A background in any type of dance is acceptable to join because so many dance genres will be taught to you, having knowledge in all of them is next to impossible.

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