Hans Katzberg hails from Peru and was introduced to Salsa approximately 15 years ago. After training in numerous styles and traveling all around the world exploring music and dance, his passion for Salsa, Casino and Timba is strong as ever. C. U. Dance Productions is his third Rueda de Casino group after performing with the Vancouver based Caricias Cubanas and Salsa Vale Todo in San Francisco.
Hans passion for dancing originates from music. Over the past 10 years his energy has been focused on promoting Cuban Salsa, Timba and other similar genres. Always seeking to learn more about this rich culture, he has sought to surround himself with talented dancers, musicians, DJ's and promoters on frequent trips to Cuba and Peru, as well as the vibrant music and dance communities in Vancouver, San Francisco and now Toronto. He has most recently been part of Salsa Vale Todo, the Bay Area group responsible for the very successful annual Salsa Rueda Festival, and is now a proud a member of the C. U. team. He is a member of the C. U. performance team and co-producer of C.U. events, including Salsa concerts and the Havana Nights parties in Toronto.