Hugo Miguez was born and raised in Hialeah, FL. He began dancing at a young age starting with hip-hop and break dancing. From then on Dancing became a driving force in Hugo’s life. Only two months after joining the Hip-hop team in his school, they took their routine to a national competition. They won first place. Struck by passion and determination, Hugo decided to take up Salsa classes with Salsa Fever in Miami, Fl. He successfully completed the Cuban Salsa progressive series. At the same time he began taking classes at different studios in Miami, including Doral’s multinational award winning studio, DanceTown. After a short period of time, Hugo was offered a position to teach salsa and hip-hop in Miami.
While still in high school he relocated to Fort Myers, FL where he continued teaching salsa and hip-hop. After graduating, he joined the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Fort Myers beginning his Ballroom career.
Hugo joined other independant studios increasing his knowledge in the dances he already knew. In addition to Ballroom and Latin Dances Hugo learned Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing and Syncopated Hustle, which became his favorites.
Hugo continues to work with Angel Figueroa and other pro’s constantly furthering his education in all dance genres. West Coast Swing holds a special place in his heart… Hugo has had the opportunity to work with some of the top Pros in the Nation such as Mario Robau, Deborah Szekely, Robert Cordoba, Kelvin Roche, Laurie-Ann Greenhouse, Jennifer Deluca, Billy Fajardo and many more. Hugo Miguez competes, judges, choreographs and Performs Internationally. He continue to work with top professionals in many different dance genres’ furthering their education constantly and is very appreciative of these special connections helping to open the door to a wonderful dance career.
Hugo Miguez has won multiple National titles in West Coast Swing, Hustle, Salsa, and Hip-Hop. Brianne Cline and Hugo Miguez are the 2012 Florida State West Coast Swing Champions and the 2013 2nd place Florida State Champions. In 2010 he won the Tampa Bay Golden Ticket with Angie Jones and went on to be a finalist in it at the US Open. In 2012 Hugo Miguez and Whitney Bartlett won the first event of the Golden Ticket tour at New Years Swing Vacation in Orlando, FL.
In 2013, Stacy Kay and Hugo Miguez will be competing their West Coast Swing Classic division routine throughout over 30 events in the circuit.