Pasty & Hilde

Amsterdam

Hilde was born in Norway where she also graduated in a bachelor degree in dance. She has been working in Tv shows and dance companies, both in and outside of Norway. In the last few years she has been completly focussed on Zouk, and has been teaching and performing around Europe with Pasty. She loves mixing up styles and being creative.

Pasty: Dancing with a style as only he can, Pasty brings a new flavour into the Caribbean dances. Starting on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, Pasty’s dancing career involves a wide array of different dances, from the local Tambu, Ritmo Kombina and Tumba, to Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Salsa to the Brazilian Zouk on which he now focuses his main attention. In his years of professional dance experience Pasty has worked with the most respected Salsa and Zouk artists and developed a unique dancing and teaching style. Currently Pasty is an independent distributor after finishing his study as a Skin Therapist, and teaches and performs under his own name Pasty Dance, Brazilian Dance Masters and for different big dance schools in the Netherlands, ‍‍where Pasty is a famous face both in the Salsa and the Zouk scene. He performed at the 1st Brazilian Dance Congress in Amsterdam and won the 2nd place at the 2nd Lambada/Zouk Dance Competition in 2005. Furthermore he has performed and taught at numerous national, international congresses and parties over the world. Annually Pasty is possible on tour in The Netherlands, Curaçao, India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Czech Republic, Spain, England, Germany, Poland, Suriname, Mallorca, Belgium, Sweden, Aruba, Bonaire, Belarus, Russia, Turkey, Croatia, Norway, Estonia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania and more ... Pasty is know for his unique way of combining styles & techniques while flying around with his dance partners on the dance floor. He is very known for his complicated and continuously lifts & tricks that never stops. A lot of known artists uses his videos, lifts & tricks as inspirations for their own work. At congresses around the world he is on high demand for private classes while students and artists want to improve their skills and shows. For his exceptional talent and achievements in the dance scene, Pasty has been nominated as Pearl of the Dutch Caribbeanand is number #612 World Dance Extraordinaire on the page and website 1000 Awesome Things About Curacao.