|Name Filippo Gurrieri|
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Filippo Gurrieri was born in Vittoria, a small town in Sicily. At the age of eight he became the youngest dancer to train and become the winner of the Sicilian Championship for Ballroom and Latin American Dance.
The following year Filippo went on to win the Championship of South Italy. He continued to hold the title for the following six years. In 1991 Gurrieri became the Italian Champion for Latin American Dance. In 1992 Filippo achieved the title of "Italian Champion of Latin American Standard Dance". He was able to keep this title for the next four years. After achieving these titles, Filippo Gurrieri rose, in 1995, to become a part of the International class, a category that now enables him to represent his home country of Italy worldwide.
Filippo, with his partner, his sister Soviana, participated in dance competitions all over Europe. From the Blackpool Dance Festival to the UK Open Dance Championships in London, from the German Open Championships to the Imperial in London, and to the Dance Open in Portugal.
At the age of 16, Gurrieri worked to become an instructor. He trained other couples and leading them to become champions themselves. After years of training and competing Gurrieri then spent the next fifteen years furthering the dance education of others. Filippo Gurrieri's own personal dance school "Magic Moment Dance School" has expanded into a franchise in six different cities.
Then, in 2000, Gurrieri moved to Rome, Italy, where he pursued acting and dancing. He became a graduate of the Theater Academy. He secured a contract to be able to work with one of the most well known actresses of the Italian Theater, Anna Mazzamauro. For five years he continued to tour many theaters in Italy as an actor and choreographer.
Filippo Gurrieri now resides in New Jersey, United States, where he is an instructor at the Battista Dance Studio.