Audrey Martinez’s experience in the dance industry spans from instructor to program director throughout schools worldwide.She began her dance career at the tender age of four. Her studies included Ballet, Tap, Jazz, HipHop and Folk Dance from various countries. Her passion for dance led her to the world of Ballroom, where she trained in the art of partner dance, learning social dances such as: Salsa/Mambo, NY style Hustle, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, and Argentine Tango. She dedicated her time to intensively traveling and studying with living dance legends around the world.Native New Yorker Audrey Martinez is known internationally as a creative, musical, punctual and an adventuress dancer and live performer. Working as an improvisational and show performer, she always captivates an audience with her sultry movement, elegance and feminine cadence.As a teacher she is known by her students as a warm, patient and vivid instructor making classroom time both informative and entertaining. Audrey counts among her teaching credits top sudios locally (including the Julliard School), dance schools nationwide, and international teaching positions in London, Belfast, Dublin, Paris, Rome and Madrid.Audrey’s resume includes:
- The 5th World Tango Congress in Rosario, Argentina (2000), where she was invited by the Argentine Government to perform and where she represented the USA proudly.
- High profile venues such as CATSKILLS RESORT Dance Weekends; LINCOLN CENTER’S MidSummer Night SWING (1999-2001); the BROOKLYN ARTS MUSEUM (2001-2003); TANGOFEST 2000; LONDON TANGO and LATIN DANCE FESTIVAL (2001); NYC TANGO FESTIVAL (2001-2003); and CELEBRATE BUENOS AIRES, a month long tribute to Argentina held at the World Trade Center (August 2001).
- Television, stage and touring performances: MTV’s THE GRIND; the Jon Stewart Show; Good Morning America; Good Day NY; ALL MY CHILDREN; a tour with Alize featuring her latin dance talents; and TangoFusion (for which the New York Times said of Audrey, she dances “with passion, skill and sly humor”).