Originally from Mexico City, Mexico, Gustavo Vargas began his career social dancing in Houston TX, where he was raised, to now being among the upper echelon of Hollywood’s dancers & choreographers. Known for his versatility his work can be seen in every facet of the entertainment industry.
He has had the pleasure to work with many artists throughout his career such as Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Madonna, Will Smith, Paulina Rubio, Roselyn Sanchez, Jessica Simpson, and Eva Longoria to name a few. Television credits include American Idol (Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Finale 2011), Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance Canada (Seasons 1,2,3, & 4), So You Think You Can Dance US (Season 6), Bruno and Carrie Ann’s Dance Wars, America’s Best Dance Crew (Intro), Q’VIVA with Liz Imperio, True Blood, Eve, Cold Case, 7th Heaven, The Drew Carey Show, The Parkers, Boston Public, The Nikki Cox Show, American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, the Latin Grammy’s, Guys Choice Awards, and the TV Land Awards. He has contributed choreography to the following tours: Jennifer Lopez – Dance Again World Tour 2012 and Puerto Rico Concert 2001, Madonna World Tour 2012, Spice Girls 2007-2008, Paulina Rubio 2002-2004, Here Come The Boys-European Tour 2010, and the following Feature Films Alvin and The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, Meet The Spartan, All You’ve Got, and La Sirena. He also made his acting debut on the TV Show Strong Medicine.
Gustavo is technically trained and is known for his partnering skills. He travels the world teaching Master classes in all styles of dance and would like to invite you to his Salsa class.