Junior Cervila was considered by New York newspapers “the Gene Kelly of Latin Dance”. Originally born in Brazil and based in Buenos Aires, where the tango got into his blood, has an extensive professional history that includes performances on Broadway (NY) at Gershwin theatre with “Tango Argentino”, also performed at Lincoln Center and Town Hall in New York, danced in the film “Tango” by Carlos Saura.
Nominated for the Academy Award as Best Foreign Film and travelled the world with the show of Julio Iglesias.
He filmed for the BBC with the prima ballerina of the Royal Ballet of London, Deborah Bull, and developed one of the leading roles in the successful musicals “Tanguera”, “Piazzolla Tango” and “Tangorama”.
He was elected to a private tango show the Rolling Stones on tour in Argentina in 2007.
He danced with the orchestra of Daniel Barenboim in late 2006.
He danced in Buenos Aires at Luna Park, Gran Rex, Teatro Opera, Teatro Colon and the Nueve de Julio in a historic concert of “Tango Argentino” to 15000 people.
Since 2001 runs his own company “Latin Dance Company” in which fuses salsa, tango, samba and flamenco.
He is considered by many as the best and most versatile dancer nowadays.
He starred “Tanguera in Amsterdam, London (Saddlers Wells), Basel, Munich, Paris (Theatre du Chateler), and traveled USA, Moscow and Italy with his own show.
He is currently a choreographer of “Piazzolla Tango” and “Tango Porteño”. Two of the most prominent tango shows in Buenos Aires seasons.
Latin Dance Company -Celos- The latest Junior Cervila’s show is called “Jealousy” and is an adaptation of Othello tragedy of W. Shakespeare. Mixing Latin rhythms and a perfect combination of lights and projections, the dance is the thread that makes the audience not take his eyes from the stage for a second and exit the theatre in total ecstasy.