Alex de Carvalho, began his dance career in 1996 by joining the Jaime Arôxa Dance Academy. Soon after, he was in high demand, requested to dance and perform in TV shows, serials and soap operas in Brazil. His services as a dance consultant and coach were sort after by many Ballroom Dance Schools in Brazil.
One of his most prominent jobs in television took place at “Dança Dos Famosos”, a Brazilian version of the popular, worldwide TV show “Dancing With The Stars”. There, he taught and partnered Hortência Marcari; a former, internationally known basketball player.
In 2009, has earned the “Medalha Tiradentes”, the most prestigious award in Rio de Janeiro, given for his dedication to dance, on behalf of the Culture, Education and Social Inclusion.
He’s board of director of the International Council of Brazilian Zouk (BZDC), President of the “Salão Brasil” Association in Paris, and as well registered in the Sindicat of Dance Professionals of Rio de Janeiro.
Training and mentoring dance professionals all over the world, Alex, who currently resides in Paris, France, is one of the greatest international artists in his field. He has taught many of the world’s leading Zouk Lambada dancers.