Meet the team

Patricia Falciola
Founder/Instructor/Performer

Patricia has built a national and internationally respected career in over a decade of competing and teaching, winning prizes of: Australian Champion in Salsa and taking first and second places in New York Salsa scene. La Fiesta Entertainment has been awarded first place in Australia in Latin and Brazilian Entertainment at the Darling Harbour Festival among a number of reputable dancing academies.

Ian Imran
Instructor/Performer

Ian has 27+ years of dance experience and 12 years of teaching experience. His passion for dancing has taken him through to the Australian, Latin & World Championships and claimed 1st, 2nd and 3rd place numerously! Ian’s teaching methodology and style is unique, as he incorporates his extensive dance background and understanding making him one of the most technical and experienced dancers in the Australian dance scene. He is known for his funky, sexy Street Latin flavour and his smooth leading abilities and lastly, his extremely lightning fast spins-whipping as many as 7!

Ricardo Feitosa Costa
Instructor/Performer

Ricardo began dancing at the age of 16 for a charity that cared for needy children in Brazil. He then joined GoGoGuetto’s dance group which was created in 2009 by high school students who wanted to change the marginalized view of popular Brazilian rhythms and is currently famous for the tradition in social media, especially their YouTube channel. Currently, Ricardo teaches Latin, especially Brazilian rhythms in his classes of Zumba and Brazilian Fitness and his main characteristic are joy and contagious energy.

Meet the team

Patricia Falciola
Founder/Instructor/Performer

Patricia has built a national and internationally respected career in over a decade of competing and teaching, winning prizes of: Australian Champion in Salsa and taking first and second places in New York Salsa scene. La Fiesta Entertainment has been awarded first place in Australia in Latin and Brazilian Entertainment at the Darling Harbour Festival among a number of reputable dancing academies.

Ian Imran
Instructor/Performer

Ian has 27+ years of dance experience and 12 years of teaching experience. His passion for dancing has taken him through to the Australian, Latin & World Championships and claimed 1st, 2nd and 3rd place numerously! Ian’s teaching methodology and style is unique, as he incorporates his extensive dance background and understanding making him one of the most technical and experienced dancers in the Australian dance scene. He is known for his funky, sexy Street Latin flavour and his smooth leading abilities and lastly, his extremely lightning fast spins-whipping as many as 7!

RICARDO FEITOSA COSTA
Instructor/Performer

Ricardo began dancing at the age of 16 for a charity that cared for needy children in Brazil. He then joined GoGoGuetto’s dance group which was created in 2009 by high school students who wanted to change the marginalized view of popular Brazilian rhythms and is currently famous for the tradition in social media, especially their YouTube channel. Currently, Ricardo teaches Latin, especially Brazilian rhythms in his classes of Zumba and Brazilian Fitness and his main characteristic are joy and contagious energy!