Dancers 

Meet Amor do Samba! We are a well established classically trained and versatile dance team lead by a Rio de Janiero Musa do Samba, and Founder Tanilee Amor.  Our team are accomplished dance , model and fitness professionals and true sambistas.  Below is a partial list of international, high-caliber dancers available for booking from Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, and the SF bay area!

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Isabel | Brazil
Isabel | Brazil
Celeste | Guatemala
Celeste | Guatemala
Nikita | United States
Nikita | United States
Tanilee | Founder
Tanilee | Founder
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Nikita, Principal Dancer
Nikita, Principal Dancer
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Renata, Principal Dancer
Renata, Principal Dancer
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Amor do Samba Founder

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To be young and beautiful! This #samba #warrior performed 3 shows last week! Thank you #baby _golden

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Tanilee | Artistic Director

2018 Musa do Samba G.R.E.S. Renascer de Jacarepagua, Rio de Janiero, Carnaval.  Tanilee Amor is founder, choreographer and artistic director of Amor Do Samba, a dance company established in 2011.

 

Tanilee curates latin themed entertainment for the tech sector (Google, Yahoo, Genentech, HP, DropBox), sporting events (Superbowl City, Stanford Stadium), and provided PR and artist management services for San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, Center for Performing Arts, and Los Angeles Sacred Music festival.  

Tanilee studied afro-latin dance at UCLA, and trains in Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Uganda and Mexico. In Mexico she performed Samba, Cumbia and Afro-Merenge taking first place in Teatro de Cancun competition.  A parallel career in social enterprise, she holds a Masters in Public Administration and International Management, from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

 

Chloe | Principal Dancer

Chloe is a professional dancer currently dancing with premier Afro-Latin Dance companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Amor do Samba (Brazilian Samba) and Los Que Son Son (Cuban Salsa). She performs for Amor do Samba's top clients including Lucas Films, Superbowl City, Levi Stage and Trilogy Resorts.

 

She has studied afro-cuban dance, salsa and son in Cuba on multiple occasions and continues to train and perform samba, salsa, son, semba, kizomba, cha-cha-cha, and dance-hall in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

Originally from Berkeley, she loves to sing and is currently studying to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in nutrition.

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Art is magic ✨💙✨Awesome Carnaval show _whotel in downtown _sf by 💙Amor do Samba 💙_._._._._._._

💙Amor do Samba 💙 dancer since 2015. Keep your heels , head and standards high._._._._
💙Amor do Samba 💙 dancer since 2015. Keep your heels , head and standards high._._._._

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Sandra Amor do Samba
Sandra Amor do Samba

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Samantha | Principal Dancer

VENEZUELA

Samantha is a professional dancer and model with RAE Agency and Amor do Samba.  Born and raised in the rhythms of Caracas, Venezuela, she has dance in her bones. Growing up, the latin-afro music & dance consumed the city  & was a part of every day life.

 

She studied dance in Venezuela for 3 years under renowned dance institute of Simone Samba Show. Samantha has continued to dance samba professionally throughout the Bay Area and believes that dance is an extension of her personality and a honest expression to connect with the audience. 

She holds a masters degree in web design and new media from the Academy of Art University.

Sandra | Principal Dancer

 

COLOMBIA

 

Born and raised in Colombia she was  surrounded by its musical culture, a mixture between African, Indigenous and European rhythms and grew up performing. Her mother is to blame for teaching her how to dance & developing her love of music. Colombian and Latin American culture represents a constant celebration of life which she shares with our audiences.

 

She has performed for numerous afro-brazilan and samba dance companies in San Francisco including Amor do Samba corporate clients, Google, Kilroy Reality and Stanford Stadium - half time show, an audience of 60,000 people.   Dance is the height of body-mind connection! 

 

Sandra is a fitness, and yoga instructor, and Bar Manager.

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Nikita | Principal Dancer

Nikita is a former professional Ballet dancer with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, in New York City. Her dance background includes Ballet, African, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Tap and Hawaiian.

 

She currently teaches ballet at the East Bay Center for the performing Arts and is a Certified Pilates Instructor whose clients include the Oakland Raiders among other athletes. She loves teaching  dance and sharing the joy of dance with her audiences.


Nikita holds a Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts from Saint Mary's College of California.

Isabel | Brazil
Isabel | Brazil

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Isabel | Principal Dancer

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Isabel is a native of Rio de Janeiro and is an accomplished and professional latin dancer bringing years of professional salsa, bachata, and samba to the team.  Before joining Amor do Samba she led a leading bay area dance company and was a  latin dance competitor taking serveral awards over the years.  

 

She has performed for Amor do Samba top clients including public events, birthdays and weddings.  

 

She also manages an image consultancy company and works as marketing professional.

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Renata performing at Yoshis in San Francisco through Amor do Samba Entertainment.

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Samara | Principal dancer

BRAZIL

Samara is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has been around samba since she was a child.  Her family performs with Manguiera one of the largest and most famous samba schools in Rio de Janeiro.  Samba runs in her blood from a young age. 

Samara has wowed Amor do Samba top guests including weddings, music videos, and birthdays.  In addition to dance, Samara is a model and personal fitness trainer in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

Celeste | Principal Dancer

Celeste is a native of the San Francisco bay area and is a natural on the dance floor.  She has danced most of her life in a variety of styles and was trained in afro-Brazilian, samba reggae and samba under Fogo Na Roupa.  She was parading in San Francisco Carnaval for three years before joining Amor do Samba as a principal dancer.  She has performed for our top clients and venues including Trilogy resorts, and the Hyatt.

 

 

Celeste studied literature at New Mexico State University. And is currently studying to become a nurse.

Renata | Principal Dancer

BRAZIL

Originally from Rio de Janiero, Brazil, Renata is a talented dancer, model and scientist who as danced samba for as long as she can remember She has performed samba and modeled  professionally in Miami, Rio de Janiero and San Francisco.

 

When not traveling, she performs with Amor do Samba top corporate clients including the Ravenswood Winery in Napa and Yoshis in San Francisco and Tahoe Mountain Club in Tahoe.

 

Renata holds a Bachelor of Sciene degree in Biochemistry from San Francisco State University. 

Brandi | Principal Dancer

Brandi performs for Amor do Samba Entertainments top private clients including including Kilroy Reality, Dominus Estate Winery, and The Buena Vista Winerry in Sonoma.  She has also performed for the World Affairs Council in San Francisco including the Brazilian General Consulate.  

 

Brandi has dedicated a lifetime to studying dance including jazz, hip-hop, modern, lyrical, and samba. Her love of samba is apparent by her passionate performances and radiant smile as she dances.