Emanuele Spampinato

Ballroom Dance Instructor

hohe warte 7A, vienna, 1190, Austria

Emanuele Spampinato is a professional dancer born in Catania on 4 July 1989.

Specialized in Latin American Dances with great experience as a competitive athlete in the national dance sport federation FIDS and international WDSF circuit, he began his competitive career at the age of 11. Strongly passionate about sport fiel, dance sport soon became his main passion, so much so that he started different dance styles at the same time as Latin dances, ballroom dancing and Caribbean dances.

On a national level, he soon collects finals and victories from the beginner classes D, C, B, up to classes A2, A1, reaching by intensive training the passage of merit to the international class AS (the highest Italian dance class).

During his dance career in Italy, she has taught in numerous dance studios, also working as a performer for various entertainment agencies; therefore on a professional level he has a great artistic competence behind him and a ten-year teaching experience at a competitive level.

Prior to move in Austria, he worked for "The World Tour" on board Costa Cruises ships, an exclusive itinerary that led him to discover the beauty of the world, sailing between the five continents. Later he been working as dance instructor in China and Japan, collecting magical moments immersed in Asian culture.

Through these various experiences he was able to combine his studies as Technician of Tourism and the passion for foreign languages with his love for dance, seen as the cultural wealth of each individual people, traveling a journey that lasted 3 years.

Since 2019 he has been working as a dance teacher for Fred Astaire Dance Studio, a well-known American franchising , in parallel with UTSC Starlight Club, both located in Vienna and collaborates with the Austrian organization "Sport Union" as a trainer for dance-related projects in the field of fitness and health programs.

​He has written several articles concerning dance for the Italian periodical "OltreOceano", a magazine that publishes about 6000 copies a year.

Since 2019 he is Pro-Am teacher of the PTVÖ Association in Austria and since 2020 he is Pro-Am competitor; in the same year he took part as a professional member of the International Dance Council (CID), official partner of UNESCO.

Since 2021 he has graduated through the WDC association with regard to the “Licentiate” level with final score highly commended and WDS adjudicator in Latin and Standard styles.