Wilson Barrera (A Born Dancer)
World Dance ChampionWorld Class AdjudicatorPresident of Wilson Dancesport International Studio, Inc.Wilson Barrera
has over 20 years of experience as a professional, performer, competitor, coach and choreographer in the world of Dancesport
solo performances acclaimed worldwide by audiences and critics alike.Wilson
knew when he
was just 16 years old that dancing would be his
life.Born in Colombia, South America, Wilson
began to attract the attention of the dance world when he
performed as lead dancer in his
own Folkloric Dance Company in Miami.This led to his
close association with other celebrated dancers around the world, as he
became a champion competitor in international competitions in the United States and worldwide.
"I want every student to feel good, look good and discover themselves all over again," says Wilson
high energy permeates the studio atmosphere and proves that these are not merely empty slogans.There is a palpable joy for dance that he
shares with every student who walks through the door. With his former wife and dance partner, Margaret Burns, Wilson came to Sarasota in 1996 and founded Ballroom Dancesport Theatre as a professional, non-profit arts organization.
Three years later, in 1999, Wilson
own Wilson's Dancesport International, Inc.
studio offering dance events, lessons and competition-level instruction in a worldwide variety of dance styles.
As a four-time World Champion, Wilson
brings to his
studio accomplishments and experience found nowhere else in Sarasota.His
lifetime love for dance is reflected in all aspects of his