Professional Dance Coach, Choreographer, and Set Designer
Willy is a Member of the NDCA of Professional Dancers, and Competitors.
Born in Costa Rica, he started dancing when he was thirteen years of age; within three years he began dancing professionally in a National Costar Rican Television Program. From 1997 to 2000 Willy was dancing professionally as well as designing all sets for the Fiesta Resort & Casino, one of the largest and most exclusive Resorts in Costa Rica, now Hilton Doubletree Resort. Willy then moved to Cancun, Mexico where for the next four years he danced for a Cuban Ballet Company performing at the Cancun and Riviera Maya Resorts dancing International style Latin Dance as well as performing in musicals such as the Lyon King, Grease, and many others. Willy & Ingrid won International Salsa Championships four consecutives years (2001 through 2004) in Cancun, Mexico. Arriving in California in November of 2004, Willy began working as a Pro- Dance Instructor and Choreographer as well as competing, and performing for special events where he continues his talents and abilities in all forms of dance. Also Willy & Ingrid have made several appearances as Pro- Dancers for the International Television Program, Sabado Gigante, Univision Network, including a very special appearance on The 2011 Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA
Willy & Ingrid are The Choreographers for SCV Dancing With Our Stars since the Benefits Gala inception in 2009, the event has cumulatively raised more than $1,300.000.00. Recently Willy & Ingrid placed 2nd place in Theater Arts Pro Championship Competition in Chicago Crystal Ball, and Nevada Star Ball.
Wilfrido, and his wife Ingrid founded D’Wilfri Dance Art and Entertainment Studio. In addition to running a successful business, teaching all types of dance styles to adults and children while supporting the community by their involvement with special events.