Antonio Quinn is founder and director of Bohemian Africana, an interdisciplinary educational center dedicated to transformational work that combines creative and critical skills with educational curricula and multimedia. Drawing upon social and historical research, folklore, and mythology, the center connects the arts and humanities to community life. By collaborative artistic efforts, the center seeks to raise cultural awareness thru dramatic performance, music and literary criticism, the visual arts, dance, dj'ing and other multimedia presentations.
Antonio Quinn is a multimedia and interdisciplinary artist. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from Texas A & M and a M.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of Memphis.
Carlos Cinta “El Cirujano de la bachata” is a world renowned Caribbean/Dominican Bachata expert and educator. Carlos has taught at many international festivals and events around the world. His first YouTube video attracted over 8 million hits! Because of his carefree, lighthearted and fun attitude towards dancing, people are ultimately drawn to his Bachata style and his teaching methods.
Carlos is known for his unique teaching ability and Bachata Musicality music courses and has shared his passion of Caribbean Style Bachata to sold-out workshops at festivals all over the world.
Carlos Cinta was born in San Francisco. He was raised in Chicago. Although Carlos’ first experiences of Bachata were not particularly pleasing, it was only after attending a club in Chicago and seeing Bachata danced with sensuality, passion and sexy moves that he truly fell in love with it.
In 2010 Carlos collaborated with Joan Soriano, the world-renowned bachata artist and guitarist from the Dominican Republic, to create the first-ever Bachata musicality and timing CD and DVD.