Alex de Carvalho began his dance career in 1996 by joining the Jaime Arôxa Dance Academy. Soon after, he started to gain his popularity and participated and performed in dance and TV shows, serials and soap operas in Brazil. He became then a dance reference and was requested to coach many Ballroom Dance Schools in Brazil.
One of his most prominent jobs in TV took place at “Dança Dos Famosos”, a Brazilian version of the worldwide TV show “Dancing With The Stars”. There he taught and partnered Hortência Marcari – a former internationally known basketball player.
In 2009 he has earned the “Medalha Tiradentes” the most prestigious award in Rio de Janeiro, for his dedication to dance on behalf of the Culture, Education and Social Inclusion.
Alex de Carvalho is a Director of the International Council of Brazilian Zouk (BZDC), President of the “Salão Brasil” Association in Paris and registered in the Sindicat of Dance Professionals of Rio de Janeiro.
For 18 years he has been the owner of CDAC, one of the most popular dance school in Brazil and for 7 years also DBAC – Brazilian zouk in Paris, France.
Training and mentoring dance professionals all over the world, Alex, who currently resides in Paris, France, is one of the greatest international artists in his field who created many of the world’s leading Brazilian Zouk dancers.