Lifetime bio of Teria Morada
Teria Morada is an all round Entertainer.
Founder of Azucar Picante Ent, A professional Singer/Lyricist, Dancer/Choreographer, former 2 time Jr. Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion & National Team Member in addition to, multiple time, Latin Dance Champion.
Fall 2019, Teria’s first solo single “Zarandeo” produced by Platinum and Gold producer MedyLandia will be released, followed by “Boom” a duet with El Cata (writer and producer of Shakira’s Loca and Rabiosa tracks set to release in winter 2020. Also, in collaboration with local latin artists in Toronto, “Bienvenidos al Norte” was released to commemorate the Raptors win and our city of Toronto and won 2 Canadian-Latin Music awards 2019.
In 2018, her Latin single “Para Siempre” held the #1 spot for 8 weeks on numberonemusic.com and she currently holds the #1 spot for Zarandeo (dec 2019). She also reached the #1 position on reverbnation with song “Takin Me Higher” a few years back.
In the summer of 2019, Teria Morada and BenAnthony Lavoz went on their first media tour in The Dominican Republic and recorded 2 duets that will be released in 2020. These two were also part of the opening act for Bad Bunny this past August.
Teria was deemed the 2017 Entertainer of the year by KAHAN Productions and the Latino-Canadian Community and was nicknamed, Canada’s JLO.
This artist began training at the age of 3 and is proficient in Salsa and all types of Cuban & Latin styles, Samba, Belly dance, Bollywood, Jazz, Ballet, Afro, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Modern and Persian dances and has performed and taught workshops all over the world since her teens.
Teria was based in Hollywood, California 2002-2014 and then briefly in Guadalajara, Mexico before returning to her hometown of Toronto permanently in 2015. Teria was part of Latin Urban trío Latin Supremo Allstars (LSA) cerca 2008 and played many club gigs in Los Angeles as well guest appearances for several hip hop artists from Blunt Ent. Records West. Teria And Alexander Perls co-wrote a club track “Salvador” that was later remixed into 7 versions by Dion Mavath (Indo/Australian Dj based in Dubai) and friends and made it to #1 in several countries. It was also on an official Ibiza Album and approximately 25 other house music compilations.
Teria has performed at a broad variety of events, such as Singing at BB Kings at Universal Studios, The Knitting Factory and The House of Blues in Hollywood, danced at a Carnival bash at The Playboy Mansion, The Rundown movie premier at Universal Studios for Dwayne ‘’The Rock” Johnson, Axl Rose of Guns’n’ Roses private Halloween party in Malibu, the Toronto Salsa Festival, Key Clubs original Choreographers Ball with Karmagraphy, The Beijing Garden Expo and Beijing International Triathlon in China, a Poker Kings event in Dublin, Ireland, Tribal Fest in Guadalajara, Los Angeles Gay Pride parade along side Former Madonna back up Singer Niki Harris and dancer, co-creator of Vogue, Luis Camacho as well other occasions in Los Angeles and Toronto. Featured performer for CSI Miami’s Sofia Milos birthday bash at El Floridita’s in Hollywood, 2015 PanAm Games concert series in Niagara Falls representing Canada, Cuba and The USA! A Toyota dealership in Toronto cast this triple threat to sing their commercial’s jingle, dance in, choreograph and cast 20 dancers in their commercial. Teria also choreographs for dancers and gymnasts all over the world from beginner to Olympic and World professional levels including Canada’s R.G. 2012 Olympic team. A classical indian dance school certified Teria as the pioneer of Bollywood and Bhangra in Guadalajara, Mexico. In September 2016, she starred in the musical "Follow your Heart", a love story of taboo and tradition, along side many of her dance company members and 50 cast mates. Teria danced in 16 pieces and choreographed 8 in this production and was an integral part of the casting team. Her original song “Takin’ me Higher” was also featured in the musical. A few other credits include, Choreographer of Belly/Reggaeton fusion for the World Renowned Bellydance Superstars and the award winning short film Bollywood Invasion. In her earlier years, T.V. commercials for Sears, Kool-Aid, Eastside Mario’s and Ontario tourism, the Lead dancer for the Tropicana Cuban Cabaret (Canada edition hosted by Ismael Cala/Myrna Kahan), 2 Canadian tours with Artist SNOW (Informer/Con Calma), tours with The Papichulo Crew, an International Danzarte show at Woo Bang Tower land in South Korea, and The Original Bacardi Salsa congress in Puerto Rico. Teria has opened for JenCarlos Canela, Prince Royce and Plan B (with La Revolucion Musical), Los Adolecentes, DLG, Gilberto Santarosa and Grupo Niche. Also sharing the stage with Bollywood stars Mallika Sherwat and Nargis Fakhri. Teria was also part of the Los Rumberos dance company in Los Angeles, partnered with Francisco Vazquez, the pioneer of LA style salsa. One of highlight of Teria’s performance career was to share the stage with Oscar D’Leon and dance the legendary “Lloraras” live!!!