Full name: Ana Cristina Santana
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Current Residence: San Diego, CA
Dance Style: Latin Ballroom
Born in: Mexicali, Mexico
Birthday: August 20
Describes herself as: Creative,fun, strong, determined
Born in Mexicali, Mexico, Cristina Santana started dancing at age 7 when a friend invited her to ballet class. Santana took up Salsa dancing six years ago after moving to the U.S. Santana enjoys singing, eating and listening to music, and counts Mikhail Baryshnikov as one of her favorite dancers.
How old were you when you started dancing?
Answer: 7 years old
Do you have any formal training?
Who is your favorite professional dancer?
Answer: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Yulia Zagoruychenko
What has been your most memorable dance experience?
Answer: Season 6, Season 7 -> Vegas Week!
What style do you hope to pick out of the hat? Which style of dance are you afraid to get?
Answer: I would like to pick Hip Hop. I’m afraid to get Contemporary.
First Performance with All-star Latin ballroom with Anya Garnis and Pasha Kovalev, choreographed by Jason Gilkison, June 10. 2010 | Music: “Work (Freemason’s Radio Edit)
Photoshoot Interview, June 2nd
Audition Video | June 3. 2010