Eva and Patricio have danced together since 2001. Both of them started dancing at a very young age in their native city of Buenos Aires. Eva started at the age of 7 as a ballet student.
Patricio was 10 years old when he took his first folk dance class. They have more than 20 years of experience as professional dancers.
In the most recent years Eva and Patricio starred in different major productions, the most notorious including Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango Show; and ZAIA, the first show staged by “Cirque du Soleil” in Asia, at the Venetian Hotel in Macau. Eva and Patricio are the first and only Argentine Tango couple to be part of this world famous company.
At the moment Eva and Patricio spend their time with their baby girl Anuk, who was born on May 26, 2010. They are also working on the creation of their new show “Tango Scent,” which was presented to the public in October 2010.
Besides being passionate about dancing, Eva and Patricio have a great reputation as dance instructors. They have taught in Argentina and traveled many times around the world to teach special workshops to students of all levels. In the Seattle area, they have contributed to grow and promote Argentine Tango for the last 7 years, introducing many dancers to Tango. Many of them have become instructors already, which make Eva & Patricio masters of teachers.Celina Rotundo & Hugo Patyn
Celina Rotundo and Hugo Patyn are Argentine Tango dancers, masters, and choreographers who dazzle the world, both on stage and in every class or workshop they teach. They possess an especially particular connection and style, making them first-class dancers with an extensive dance background. They have danced in diverse places of the world, presenting challenging, intense and sensual choreographies with history. As instructors, they have initiated and inspired hundreds of students around the world.
With a career of more than 20 years, they have danced, choreographed and directed several shows including “Tango and Fire,” “Tango Buenos Aires,” “Emporio Tango,” “Cabaret Tango,” “Tango Joven,” “Super Tango,” “Evolution Tango,” “Forever Tango,” “Risas Y Tango,” “Follies Bergere,” “Alma de Tango,” “Tango Espiritu III,” “Pasion de Tango,” “El Corazon del Tango,” “Tango Dreams,” “Fusion Tango,” “I Tango,” “Bien Argentino,” “Milonguera,” which have been presented in different places of the world such as the United States, Canada, Greece, Taiwan, Israel, Japan, Peru, Spain, Italy , Bermuda, Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Portugal, among others.
Hugo and Celina are fantastic instructors of Argentine Tango. They teach classes and intensive seminars in different places in Argentina and the world. Some of which have been: CITA 2010, Mystery Tango, Tango Festival of Mar del Plata, Tango Festival in Malaga, and more.
They have traveled on their annual tours in different cities helping initiate new communities and collaborating in the evolution of Argentine Tango. Together they run their school in Argentina, in which they teach social and stage tango to children from 5 years old, up to adults, as well as differently-abled people. They also give monthly body training seminars and host a largely attended milonga there.
Both have had extensive artistic training from an early age in Ballet, Argentine Folklore, Music, Flamenco, and Figure Skating. When Tango finally entered their lives, they had the influence of great mentors such as Osvaldo Zotto, Gloria & Eduardo Arquimbau, Nito & Elba and Pedro Monteleone, among others. They lead an Argentine Tango Company that has participated in grand events in several places around the globe, receiving the best ratings after each presentation. With its own character and of an incomparable aesthetic, the Company recreates fantastic scenes and moments of the Argentine Tango. With fantastic costumes and unique skills, they embody musicality, and choreographies that cause the audience to fall in love with each presentation.Tomas Galván & Gimena Herrera
Tomas and Gimena are two of the most requested artists in today’s Argentine tango. They toured United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Russia, Spain, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Mexico, and China, integrating important dance companies from Argentina and the United States; also as masters of tango dance. They performed at the world famous Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, at the “Vail international dance festival” and “Israel international festival” with the show “Romper el piso” as choreography assistants and dancers. They created diverse choreographies, for dance groups and artistic education institutions of Argentina.
Tomas and Gimena were honored with an invitation to Rome to dance at the Pope Francis’ birthday party. They were sub champions of the Buenos Aires tango dance metropolitan championship 2009, where more than 200 dancing couples competed. They were finalists in the tango dance world championship. They have appeared in theaters around the world, receiving excellent reviews where they went.
They performed with the important symphonies of Dallas, Edmonton, Michigan, Milwaukee, with the show “Tango Caliente” conducted by the Grammy winner Jeff Tyzik.
Tomas, is the co-author of the book “Arte para la vida” published in Argentina, by the vocational school of artistic expression of Catamarca.
They are creators, choreographers and stars of their production “Tierra y fuego que camina”. The title of this dance theater show, is inspired by Atahualpa Yupanqui, an Argentine poet and artist. Earth and fire is the landscape of the world and the human heart where the essence of tango is always found. The show traces the experiences of two people celebrating life in each movement, in each melody both human and divine, two pilgrims in search of dreams, pilgrims of a road that never ends. their tango brings the action of the big city and nature, as pure and elemental as Earth and Fire.