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Despina Violari was the first cast in the Original Production of On your Feet in the West End and continued with the UK tour company “On your feet” the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan 2019-2020.

She is starring to a tango show in the UK tour from September with Vincent Simone from Dancing with the Stars, Midnight Tango and Tango Fire. 

Despina has been nominated as the best Latin dance Performer of the year 2019 from the European Latin Entertainment LUKAS AWARDS.

She has also participated in competitions such as UK tango championship accomplishing the 4th place of the European couples and the 1st as the best performance in the UK.

She has also attained the 3rd place in the Dominican Bachata World Championship at Dominican Swag Festival.

Despina has choreographed the video clips “Love don't Cry”, “Red Flower” and the TV advertisement “Lee Cooper” and has also engaged her Tele-experience with taking part in the film of “Murder on the Orient Express”. She also had smaller theatrical cases such as “Mi Cubita Bella”, “Ted Showcase” and “Tropical Island”.


The educational and training life of Despina is ongoing and perpetual. She graduated in 2013 with a Trinity National Diploma in Musical Theatre from SLP College and followed up with a BA Honours Degree in Theatre Studies in the University of Surrey. 
Her love of creation thrust her to continue with an MA degree in Theatre Studies/ Directing at the Open University of Cyprus.

She also acquired qualifications in IDTA Latin Associate, Zumba, First Aid and professional training with Leandro Palou Tango Academy which has been covering classes around London.

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