XIMENA SALGADO is an international multifaceted artist originally from Peru. Her experience in Musical Theater includes “In the Heights” US Spanish Premiere at Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington DC, “Hairspray”, “Disney’s High School Musical” (Sharpay), “Beauty and the Beast”, “The Wizard of Oz” in Peru. Between her most important roles in Theater she played “Hamlet” (Ophelia), “Don Juan Tenorio” (Ana) in Peru.
As a dancer she has performed in arenas such as the Madison Square Garden and MET Life Stadium. She has been member of Balmir Latin Dance Company performing, teaching and competing in diverse Latin Dance Festivals around the US.
In Peru she earned the title of National Salsa Champion as a Soloist in 2015. Her Dance Awards in the US includes 1st place in Salsa Pro Heats and 2nd place as a Soloist at Salsa Con Fuego , Pittsburgh 2017, 2nd place in Bachata Rising Stars and 3rd place in Samba Soloist at the World Salsa Summit 2017.
Now based in New York she is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Rumbamena, professional Dance Company dedicated to the entertainment and education field celebrating and honoring Latin Rhythms and values such us joy, freedom, empathy and resilience. She also teaches her Latin Rhythms class, salsa and bachata in diverse dance studios and venues of the city. On top of all she still pursues her acting and singing career along other passions.
A non stop dreamer and hardworking woman deeply grateful and inspired by her friends and family for the love and endless support.