Brazilian Fusion is a cultural organization in Charlotte, NC, founded by director, choreographer, and costume designer Andreia Walker from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
We believe that Samba is Brazil’s gift to the world. Our goal is to spread awareness of this extremely rich cultural expression, not only through dance, music, and exhilarating costumes, but also by engaging the local community and keeping alive the Brazilian way of living.
Our stunning sambistas perform a highly energized Carnaval show that creates unforgettable memories to your guests.
We also offer dance lessons and lectures about Carnaval and Brazilian culture.
Hire Brazilian Fusion and bring RIO to your event!
Autumn and Andreia were amazing they made my crazy hour at my wedding so much fun. Everyone had so much fun taking photos and dancing with them. Both of them are amazing dancers, I would recommend them for any party.
The ladies were professional and sweet. The crowd loved them. The perfect addition to any Hora Loca!
The girls gave a super special touch to our intimate wedding. All the guess loved them. Very professional and super easy to work with last minute changes.
We hired Andreai and three other samba dancers for the reception of our daughter's wedding in Asheville on August 12, 2017. Wow!, is all I can say. The dancers injected life into the reception and everyone was dancing for the two hours they were there. We passed out beads, light wands, light hats, and headpieces to our guests and it looked amazing.
Thank you for an unforgettable evening!
Rey and Elizabeth
It was a great performance. Very professional, fun and entertaining. Thank you!
The folks at Brazilian Fusion Dance Co. were excellent to work with! They promptly communicated with us. They sent the music in advance, even updated it to a more lively intro. The dancers were out of this world! Just beautiful young women...highlight of the party. My husband and guests were very pleased and pleasantly surprised! Thank you.
Price Range: $260 and up
Gig Length: 15 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
What to Expect
Brazilian Fusion Dance Co. offers a colorful, vibrant performance, showcasing the Brazilian beauty and happiness.
Brazilian Fusion Dance Company is a cultural organization based in Charlotte, NC, founded by director, choreographer, and costume designer Andreia Walker, born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and proud Queen City resident since 2003.
Andreia Walker has been a Zumba instructor at the YMCA since 2011. A that year, she started a dance group called “Brazilian Zumba”, that performed at A Night in Rio, the annual Brazilian Carnaval in Charlotte, in February 2012 and 2013. Since then, the team has been invited to participate in many festivals and private events, including the Children’s World of Play at Imaginon and Cosmo’s Cafe. Later in 2013, the group has transitioned into “Brazilian Fusion”, and its dancers referred to as “The Fusion Girls”.
The Fusion Girls were the official representatives of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Carolinas, performing at the Charleston US Sail “Road to Rio” event in April 16, 2016 and on NBC Charlotte during the live broadcasts of the “Rio Rally” on August 8 and 19, 2016. The group was featured at the Charlotte Observer newspaper of August 14, 2016 as one of the top Brazilian entertainment options in the region. On June 2017, the "Fusion Girls" were featured in the cover of the Hola Carolina, a magazine with a 15,000 copy distribution in the state of North Carolina. On the 24th of same month, Brazilian Fusion performed 3 sets of high-energy samba for a crowd of 4,000 people at the Hola Asheville festival.
At Brazilian Fusion Dance Company we believe that Samba is Brazil’s gift to the world. Our goal is to spread awareness of this extremely rich cultural expression, not only through dance, music, and exhilarating costumes, but also by engaging the local community and keeping alive the Brazilian way of living.
We also offer dance lessons and lectures on Carnaval and Brazilian culture.
Additional Booking Notes
Brazilian Fusion Dance Co. performs choreographies on stage or free style dances on the floor. Our performance is personalized to each event, and the songs and choreographies are set to meet the customers' requirements and expectations.
Past Booked Events
|October 28, 2018 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|May 12, 2018 • 12:00pm - 8:00pm||Tryon’s Afro-Latin Festival|
|March 17, 2018 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Charlotte’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade|
|March 14, 2018 • 7:30am - 8:00am||Wilson’s World TV show on CW|
|November 25, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|October 07, 2017 • 10:00pm - 10:15pm||Wedding Reception|
|September 24, 2017 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Hola Hendersonville|
|June 24, 2017 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Hola Asheville|
|February 25, 2017–February 26, 2017 • 11:00pm - 1:30am||Nightclub Event|
|February 11, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Campus Event|
|February 04, 2017 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|August 20, 2016 • 10:00pm - 10:30pm||House Party|
|July 09, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||50th Birthday Party|
|June 25, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Sweet 13 Birthday Party|
|June 17, 2016 • 9:00pm - 9:30pm||Sporting Event|
|June 03, 2016–June 04, 2016 • 11:00pm - 1:00am||Noche en Brazil - Tequila House Nightclub|
|May 27, 2016–May 28, 2016 • 11:00pm - 1:00am||Brazilian Night at the Oak|
|April 27, 2016 • 4:30pm - 8:30pm||Launch Party|
|April 16, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Sporting Event|
|February 12, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||A Night in Rio - the Brazilian Carnaval Experience in Charlotte - 7pm at The Neighborhood Theatre|
|January 02, 2016||Wedding Ceremony|
|December 12, 2015||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 05, 2015||Nonprofit Event|
Influences & Inspiration
Brazilian carnaval parades
Current Brazilian music
Music player or live music
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