Evelyn La Negra


Venezuelan journalist, producer, DJ, and salsa & Latin rhythms teacher, based in Barcelona-Spain, where she has taught dance since 1997. She specializes in Cuban salsa, Dominican bachata and salsa fused with ragga/dancehall and other urban rhythms with a strong Caribbean influence.

After spending seven years as an editor and content producer for the newspaper La Vanguardia Digital, she took the position of Director of Content and creator of the information structure of Salseros Magazine and currently leads the most important salsa and Latin rhythms digital magazine www.lanegrasalsa.com

La Negra has combined intellectual work with dance classes and events production and entertainment in the world of nightlife related to salsa and Latin rhythms in their host city and at various festivals and conferences inside and outside the country. Her prestigious La Negra Shines World Championship, created in 2010, is the first in the world in their field, and she organizes the Salsa Congress Marina D’ Or and recently “La Negra Salsa Festival”. She is also an adviser to other important events.

She currently has her own dance school (by La Negra ) based in Barcelona and Ibiza, teaches at various festivals and national and international conferences, and is a teacher, is part of Team Djs Sauce Antilla Barcelona, where directs La Negra Salsa Sunday session and is present in major/main national and many international conferences as a teacher and DJ.

As a cheerleader is considered one of the best for her creativity, charisma, and strength as a teacher, and has combined meticulous teaching with fun, joy, and genuine Caribbean flavor.