Long before New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, 98 Degrees and One Direction were a thought in their creators’ minds, Menudo exploded on the pop music scene, conquering the hearts of music fans of multiple generations throughout the U.S. and Latin America and ranked as one of the biggest Boy Bands of all time – and the only Latino group on the list - by Billboard, US Weekly, Seventeen, Teen Vogue and other influential publications. Read More
A multi-talented force of nature with Puerto Rican roots, Nicolas began singing along to Michael Jackson’s music at age six and within a few years, he was attending the School of Rock in Manhattan, developing his vocal talents as well as his skills on piano, guitar and drums. While enrolled at School of Rock, he was also working on his formidable dance moves as a tap and ballet student at the prestigious Ailey School, the official school of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, which offers world class dance training to students from 3 to 25.
Nicolas attended both for two years before becoming part of Menudo. Nicolas is also a talented actor, having appeared on NBC’s Law & Order and in the upcoming film Dumb Money featuring Seth Rogen. Shailene Woodley, Paul Dano and America Ferrera, who plays his mom. His favorite music artists include Steven Tyler, Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC.
Always a larger-than-life personality, Ezra began performing at the age four at his aunt’s wedding. He performed an entire dance to “Uptown Funk.” From that moment on, he knew he wanted to be an entertainer. He performed in his first play in the second grade and fell in love with acting and theatre. Around the same time, he also began dancing and singing more formally. While living in the Bay Area in California, he performed in numerous musicals at Mugglebee Theatre & San Carlos Children’s Theater. When Ezra’s family moved to Miami a few years ago, he was signed to a talent agent and enrolled at Barclay Performing Arts where he focused on singing, dancing and acting. He performed in more than 12 professional shows while acting and appearing on tv shows and in commercials. Ezra has loved basketball and has played from the age of six years old. One of his favorite projects was a NBA Miami Heat commercial that gets played on the scoreboard at the Miami Heat games and also on ESPN.
Ezra has also appeared on multiple shows for Kartoon Channel; including being a contestant on two video game shows. He has also taken voice lessons with Broadway actress and vocal coach, Jodie Langel. His musical influences include Bruno Mars, John Legend, Marc Anthony and the band AJR. He loves many genres of music with his favorites being R&B and Hip-Hop. Earlier in his life, in addition to his performing endeavors, he practiced many sports and martial arts including Kung Fu for many years. Ezra is also an avid reader, loves comedy (SNL being his favorite), likes to create music, plays the guitar and piano and is an amazing chef specializing in vegetarian cuisines.
Born in Coro, state Falcon, Venezuela, Gabriel began his career as a model at age six after his dad uploaded photos of him through social networks showcasing his engaging personality. In 2017, he was offered his first opportunity to do a recording with a song titled “Cuentame,” whose video received 48K views on YouTube. He became a popular and prolific artist over the next few years, releasing numerous singles and appearing in ten music videos, in addition to singing live with the Falcon Symphony Orchestra in his hometown of Coro. He also performed regularly in schools, parks and concerts. Gabriel, who moved to the U.S. in 2022, is also a talented soccer and volleyball player whose favorite soccer team is Real Madrid. He has said that when he grows up, he wants to be known as a “singing footballer.”
Andres says he started his performing career mostly for fun, dancing at his sister’s quinceañera celebration in Venezuela when he was seven. When his family moved to the U.S. in 2016, he began acting, appearing in a short film and on Telemundo’s nationally broadcasted TV show “Don Francisco Te Invita” on the segment “Soy Yo!”
He discovered his innate singing talent when his mom enrolled him in the World of Music Academy near Miami. Andres was self-conscious when he sang his first song, “Sucker For Pain” from the Suicide Squad Soundtrack, but then found his groove with “Despacito.” He soon discovered a passion for musical theatre, classical singing and opera, and began studying opera at the New World School of the Arts, where he was enrolled in the music and choir programs and sang arias. He later immersed in musical theatre at another school, the SAH Conservatory of Dramatic Arts and traveled to Panama to attend the Sono Arte singing academy. Among the musicals Andres has appeared in are Fame (the musical), Aladdin, Elf and Beauty and the Beast, the latter which he performed at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami. Andres is also heavily into sports, and when he was younger, he participated in swimming, learned karate and played tennis.
A native of Venezuela who is skilled at skateboarding in addition to rapping and dancing, Alejandro (Ale) started dancing at four and at six enrolled in a program at Academia de Baile Anita Vivas in Caracas. He stopped performing briefly to play soccer, and after his family move to the U.S. when he was 11, he spent two years in a musical theatre program at Miami Children’s Theatre, where he sang, danced and acted in the shows Matilda Jr., Frozen Jr. and Aladdin Jr.
Alejando later attended the SAH Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, performing in three shows (including a holiday show and Elf) and taking part in numerous performance competitions. He is a fan of Pink Pantheress and counts Bruno Mars/Silk Sonic and rappers Mac Miller and Vince Staples. Alejandro performs the group’s rap on “Mi Amore.”