Joao Carlos Santos David
Joao Carlos Santos David was born in Brazil, where he was raised surrouned by music and dance. He shares his passion and love for the Argentine Tango and Samba with everyone. He danced in a great number of shows in Brazil one of them being Tango & Passion. At one point Carlos decided to live in Buenos Aires to expand his knowledge about the Argentine Tango. Here he had lessons from many well known teachers. In 2008 he started his international career as dancer and teacher on the cruise ships of Costa Cruises and travelled the whole world doing so. Nowadays he lives in The Hague together with Mirella. Together they make a great couple that is very active on national, as well as international level. Brazil, Argentina, Italy, Russia and Germany are some of the countries where they come every year. In these countries they teach, perform and take lesssons from other big maestros, because “As a dancer you are never done learning!”
In 2015 Carlos and Mirella were on the television show Everybody Dance now. They were runner up with some outstanding tango performances. During one of the shows, Carlos got down on his knees and asked Mirella to marry him, which they did on 2nd July 2016. In 2017 the couple became UK European Champions Tango de Pista. They also won the European Championship Tango de Pista in Italy in 2017. In 2018 they became UK European Champions Tango stage. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 they were also finalists at the World Championship Tango de Pista in Buenos Aires.