Luis Antonio Vilchez Vargas, zapeteo dancer & percussionist
Antonio Vilchez studied the National School of Folklore "José María Arguedas", trained in Contemporary Dance and Choreography at the Ballet School of the National University of San Marcos. He is Northern Marinera National Champion. Choreographer, actor, tap dancer and percussionist. Vilchez has represented Peru at festivals and fairs in Chile, France, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Venezuela and the United States. He has been a choreographer for artists like Jean Paul Straus, Damaris, Eva Ayllón, Julie Freundt, Ernesto Hermoza, Vania Masias.
He was also invited in July 2011 to the Festival of American Tap Foundation. As a percussionist he has recorded "Madera Corazón" by the group Chilcano. He is currently associate choreographer in Salgado Productions and runs his own dance-theater company " Adú proyecto universal".