Angelo Gaetano and Clarissa Morelli
Angelo and Clarissa Morelli started to dance together in October 2011 as an Amateur Ballroom couple. When they started they represented Italy, in 2014 they moved to the USA, whom they currently represent.
Winning the Manhattan Dancesport Championships.
• International Championships Under 21 Ballroom – Semi-Final
• Under 21 Blackpool 2012 – 4th Place Finalists
• 4th in World Under 21 Championship in Paris – December 2011.
• 32nd in the 2016 WDSF European Amateur Latin Championships in Rimini
• Finalists in Trofeo Columbo Rising Stars Latin 2017
• Rising Star Amateur Ballroom in UK Open Championship and Blackpool Dance Festival 2013
• USA Amateur Ballroom Championship – 5th – 2015
• USA Amateur Ballroom Championship – 3rd – 2016 and 2017
• Semi-Finalist in Blackpool Amateur Open Ballroom – May 2017
• Manhattan Dancesport Champions
Angelo is 25 years old and is from Lamezia Terme, a small city in the south of Italy. He started to dance when he was 5 years old in his father’s dance studio. Angelo used to do 10 Dance but at the age of 16 years old he realized that he was in love with Ballroom dance. Having different partners for many years in 2011 he decided to dance with Clarissa, whom he had already been with friends with for many years.
Clarissa is 25 years old and is from Lamezia Terme as well. She begun to dance because of her Grandfather’s passion for Ballroom dance, with him taking her to a dance studio when she was 5 years old. She also used to dance with her cousin in the beginning in Angelo’s father’s dance studio. She previously competed in 10 Dance but begun feeling uncomfortable in an open leg Latin dress which led her to the realization that she wanted to do Ballroom dance.
Angelo and Clarissa have known each other since they were children and they always said they wouldn’t ever dance together as they felt their Characters were too different, now they are not only dancing together but also in a relationship too.
Angelo wears the Freed Modern Flex and Clarissa wears Evgeniya.