Lazaro Lopez Graduated with honours in 1989 from the Cuban National School of Art and Dance (ENA) in Havana and started dancing professionally with the leading folkloric dance company Raices Profundas. With this company Lazaro performed as a soloist dancer and went on tour to Mexico and Japan with the show “Noche Tropical”. In 1994, he joined the folkloric dance company Pinos Nuevos. During his time with this company he won three prices for the best performance and characterisation. In 1997, Lazaro joined the renowned dance company Compañia Folklorica Cubana J.J. where, as the principal dancer, he performed in the most prominent theatres of Cuba, like the Garcia Lorca, Carlos Marx, Teatro America. In December 2000, he came to London to perform as a lead dancer in the famous West-End show Lady Salsa.