Step Up 3D hits theaters August 6th and features more Latinos than ever before! Latinos sharing their passion for dance in STEP UP 3 include:
- Lombardo Twins (Argentineans) – godsons of Tito Puente
- Jonathan “Legacy” Perez (Colombian decent)
- Also, included are Harry Shum Jr. and Danielle Polanco (Dominican decent)
Martin and Facundo – Lombard Twins
“Martin & Marcus Santiago”
- Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Started dancing at the age of 7
- Featured appearances with: Whitney Houston and George Michael music video “If I told you that”
- They wrote, directed, composed and produced their theatrical show Dreamers (2004), which was toured in Barcelona, the Edinburgh Festival, Dublin and Argentina.
- The Lombard twins recently debuted their new theatrical production “Lombard Play Piazzolla” and are working on their new projects:
§ “Lombard Twins & The HipHopKestra”
§ On the script for their first feature film
Jonathan “Legacy” Perez
- Known as one of the very few true B-Boys
- Participated in the show “So you think you can dance”
- Began as a street performer at the age of 15
- Featured appearances with: Rhianna, Toni Braxton, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown and Akon and featured dancer with Gwen Stefani on both of her solo world tours.
- Puerto Rican and Domincan decent
- An elite dancer and choreographer.
- Best known for being the leading lady in Omarion’s music video Touch
- She has choreographed for Beyonce and Janet Jackson
- Appeared as a dancer in numerous music video for top artists such as Beyonce, Amerie, Janet Jackson and Usher
- Participated in the musical West Side Story
Harry Shum Jr.
- Born in Costa Rica, first language Spanish
- Back dancer to: Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Jessica Simpson, to name a few.
- Was a silhouette for the now-famous iPod commercials
- Participates in the popular music television show Glee
Richard T. Malambri
Stephen “Twitch” Boss
Sophia Del Carmen
- Born in Los Angeles
- Costa Rican and Guatemalan decent
- “No te Quiero” soundtrack for Step Up 3 (Spanish version) – Sophia del Carmen ft. Pitbull
Sophia Del Carmen & Pitbull Video
Wisin y Yandel
- “Irresistible” soundtrack for Step Up 3 (Spanish version) – Wisin y Yandel
- Top-selling Latin artists and Grammy award winning duo
- Born in Puerto Rico
- With impressive record-breaking 11 Platinum Album Awards in the United States as well as 10 Platinum Album Awards and 8 Gold Album Awards across Latin America.
- Nominated for this year’s Premios Juventud
“Irresistible” detrás de camaras con Wisin y Yandel