Meet the Maestros
ALEJANDRA MANTIÑAN “La Leyenda viva del Tango“ has been dancing and teaching for the last 30 years. Based on her knowledge in human anatomy and dance she created the unique tango methodology, biomechanics, in order to help body to move and dissociate without the use of force. According to a recent survey of the most popular tango magazine, The Tangauta, Alejandra Mantiñán, is the woman of “the miraculous feet,” and is the most nominated dancer among participants of World tango. She has danced in more than 20 professional tango shows around the world and has participated in the most important tango festivals. With Gustavo ..Read More
Ricardo Delgado is the maestro and founding resident at the TangoAr Dance Academy in London. A professional tango dancer, teacher and choreographer, Ricardo is recognised for his unique pedagogical approach to teaching and his passion to share his gift for tango. As a choreographer and professional dancer, Ricardo has directed and danced the shows, Cuatro Estilos al 2 x 4 which premiered in Buenos Aires, and De Gardel a Piazzolla which had its premiere in Sofia, Bulgaria. Ricardo grew up with Tango. His father, a scholar of classical music and his grandfather Manuel, a virtuoso violinist in a tango trio, ..Read More
Solange currently lives in Lisbon where she teaches classes and hosts the Milonga La Gata. She travels regularly to dance, to make choreography and to teach courses. This year she works as co-artistic director at the TANGO NIGHTS show in London. Solange began her professional training at the age 7 at the School of Dance Ginasiano, later in Contemporary Theatre Ballet Escola Profissional do Porto and the Higher School of Dance in Lisbon. She completed her training in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was one of those who introduced the Argentine tango in Lisbon and also a co-creator of the Milonga d ..Read More
Celeste Rey and Sebastian Nieva (Argentina) have been involved in tango for 15 years. They have been teaching tango and working together as professional dancing couple since they met in Buenos Aires nine years ago. During these years Celeste and Sebastian have participated in many professional tango shows, festivals and performances in Argentina and abroad.
Rebeca was borned in Madrid, and she started her classical ballet studies when she was ten years old. Influenced by her parents, who also danced tango, she received her first tango lessons at thirteen years old with dancing maestros Pablo Ojeda and Beatriz Romero. Later she was taught by some of the most reknown maestros in the world of tango, Gloria y Rodolfo Dinzel, Carlos Gavito, Gustavo Naveira, Chicho Frúmboli, Sebastian Arce y Mariana Montes and Alejandra Mantiñán, among others. For two consecutive years she won the first prize of argentine tango in the Madrid Community Championship and she also ..Read More
Originally from Argentina, now based in Madrid. Mariano and Alejandra´s Tango style stands out by creativeness, expressiveness and power of dance. Their unique dance as a couple is based on a foundation of ballet, modern dance and jazz. In addition to their very recognisable style, they bring that special something every time they come out on stage. You can be sure to be taken on a magical journey unlike anything you have ever seen before. They have produced and danced the shows “La Couture of the Heart” at the Festival Cambalache and “IT”. Their theatrical work combines strong choreography, drama and humour. Mariano ..Read More