Silfredo La O Vigo

Silfredo La O Vigo is a Professional dancer in the Afro-Cuban and Haitian tradition, Popular Latin dances, and Modern dance. Silfredo graduated from the National School of the Arts in Havana Cuba in 1994 where he obtained a Technical Arts degree as a certified Dance Professor and Professional dancer.

In 1993, he trained and performed for one year with the Cuban National Folkloric Company and Danza Contemporanea de Cuba. He was also a soloist for five years with the professional touring company Cutumba: Ballet Folklorico Afro-Cubano, based in Santiago de Cuba. In 1999, Silfredo was a guest soloist in the Retrospective of Cuban dance Performance, La Pena, Berkeley, CA and Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA. Silfredo’s professional performing experience later included dancing with the Modern dance Company OCD/San Francisco from 2001 to 2003. In 2003, Silfredo was a guest dancer for “Bravura!” with The Blankenship Ballet Company, Riverside, California. He also appeared as a principal dancer and guest artist for the Warner Brothers film The Matrix Reloaded.

Silfredo is skilled in teaching modern dance, folkloric dance, popular dance, and percussion, and has shared his knowledge during master classes at Portland State University, University of Hawaii, University of Florida, and Santa Clara University.