MARTIN & FACUNDO LOMBARD are world-renowned actors, dancers and directors born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
They gained international recognition for playing the Santiago Twins in Disney's "Step Up" movies franchise.
They started dancing at the age of 7, inspired by Michael Jackson.
They made their debut at the age of 13 on Argentina’s most popular TV show “Rhythm Of The Night”.
Their passions have led to dedicated time to study acting and filmmaking as well as classical music.
The Lombard Twins met James Brown during a concert and were called up to the stage to dance. In awe of their talent, Mr. Brown dubbed them “The Soul Boys”.
At the age of 21, they moved to New York City to pursue a career in theater and film.
They have done several more performances with James Brown and Mambo King Tito Puente, and participated in a music video with Whitney Houston and George Michael.
Over the course of their career, they have been featured in Vogue Magazine and in ad campaigns for Versus/Versace photographed by Steven Meisel. They have also appeared on the cover of several other dance magazines.
They have created “Dreamers" their first full length show entirely written, directed, produced and composed by the Lombard Twins themselves. Other productions include the dance concert "Lombard Plays Piazzolla" with its world premiere at New York City Center and on NBC’s Rosie O’Donnell "Rosie Live" show.
Several of the films they wrote, produced, directed, and starred in including "Infancia 34", "Free Expression", "Sublevados", "Chant Et Fugue", "Escualo" and "Persecuta" have been screened in prestigious film festivals worldwide including Woodstock Film Festival, Dances With Films, and LA Shorts Fest.
The Lombard Twins performed at Michael Jackson’s induction into the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, New York.
They also appeared in the films "Los Marziano", "To Redemption", the promotional trailer of "Men In Black 3" alongside Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, and co-wrote and starred in Enrique Bunbury's music video "Cuna de Cain"
The Lombard Twins developed "Free Expression" - A distinctive dance form that focuses on individual emotion and expression. It transcends traditions and attitudes of many established dance techniques of today.
Martin & Facundo Lombard reside in Los Angeles, California.