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Sat, 16 Mar


Latin Dance Canberra

Canberra Samba Workshops with Nubia

For one weekend only Nubia Santos is coming to Canberra, fresh from Rio Carnaval, to teach 2 Samba Workshops on Saturday 16th March

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Canberra Samba Workshops with Nubia
Canberra Samba Workshops with Nubia

Time & Location

16 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Latin Dance Canberra, above King O'Malley's, Level 2/131 City Walk, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia


About the event

SATURDAY 16th MARCH  @ Latin Dance Canberra


1pm - 2:45pm - Samba Drills & Technique (Open Level)

3:15pm - 5pm - Samba Choreography & Performance (Intermediate - Advanced Level)


Nubia Santos is a dancer, choreographer, actress and philanthropist born in Minas Gerias, Brasil and raised in Sydney, Australia. Nubia’s experience in Brazilian dance and entertainment is extensive. Based in Sydney, Nubia is an internationally acclaimed artist. She is the founder of Casa Brazilia, a NYC based Brazilian entertainment company. Casa Brazilia was the officially entertainment for Team USA on their Road to Rio and during the 2016 Olympics. Casa Brazilia worked with Olympic partners and the USA Olympic Committee appearing on the Highest rated morning show ‘The Today Show’ multiple times. Nubia was the assistant choreographer and principal dancer for NBC Universal Rio Olympics launch event held at the prestigious Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Nubia has choreographed in Australia and the USA. She has choreographed for the successful Off Broadway Show ‘Rio The Musical’ and the Off Broadway show ‘Futurology’. Nubia was the choreographer for Indeed’s first TV Commercial, as well as doing choreography for the prestigious Estee Lauder brand ‘Mac Cosmetics’. Whether on stage or in front of the camera, Nubia’s vibrant and colorful personality always shines through. Her acting credits include film and stage productions, such as the Off Broadway plays ‘OY!’ and ‘Black Latina’, and the movies ‘Nowhere to Run’ and ‘Me, Myself I’. She has had roles on the hit TV show ‘Deadly Women’. She has appeared in various commercials including Toyota, Adobe and Zambrero. Nubia also has a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Technology, Sydney and completed an acting conservatory program in New York.

There will be a break in between Workshops to allow for students to get refreshments.

Private classes also available - please get in touch to enquire.


  • Double Workshop Discount Pass

    Both Samba Drills and Technique Class & Samba Choreo and Performance Class Workshops are included in this ticket price. There will be a break in between workshops to allow people to get refreshments.

    +$3.00 service fee
  • Samba Drills & Technique

    Samba Drills & Technique Workshop begins at 1pm until 2:45pm

    +$1.88 service fee
  • Samba Choreo & Performance

    Samba Choreography & Performance Workshops begins 3:15pm until 5pm

    +$1.88 service fee



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