Juana Sepulveda and Chicho Frumboli
Mariano Frumboli, also known as Chicho, has undoubtedly played the main role in the creative evolution of Tango in the last 17 years. He is renowned worldwide for his personality, musicality and creativity. He teaches with love and talent, combined with a profound understanding of the dance. His classes are a must for those who are just approaching Tango, as well as for experienced dancers. His dancing is characterized above all by musicality and improvisation. In a unique way, he expresses the essence of the music in his dancing. In his teaching, he emphasises being conscious of the body's movement. Mariano "Chicho" Frumboli, works as a musician, composer, actor, artist, teacher and Tango dancer. Chicho has given the world of Tango one of the greatest gifts that an artist could ever give: his continuous questioning, his endless search, his quest for originality and his full-hearted creativity.
Juana Sepulveda, who is one of the youngest-born stars in the tango sky, spans the entire range of expression with an innovative subtlety and a stunning manifestation of power in every movement. All this blended with her unswerving musicality and pure sensuality. With over 15 years of Tango experience, with great technique, musicality and charisma, today Juana is one of the role models as a Tango dancer. She devotes her time touring the world to transmit her art and experience. Juana and Chicho have been dance partners since 2007. Together they form a unique duo on stage as well as in their teaching classes, seminars and workshops at festivals and major schools in the world. It is with great honour that we welcome them once again for this intense seminar!
Lucila Cionci and Joe Corbata
Lucila Cionci and Rodrigo “Joe” Corbata live in Barcelona and Buenos Aires and are one of the most charismatic couples from the new generation of Argentine tango dancers. Their dance, arresting in its plasticity and expressiveness, is characterized by innovative choreography, dynamic improvisation, and a deep sense of connection.
As natives of Buenos Aires, they are part of the teaching staff of Cosmotango (CITA) and are members of the International Jury at the International Championship of Tango Argentino and are members of CID, Conseil International de la Danse, by UNESCO. They have taught and performed at the major tango festivals in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, and they are highly praised by students of all levels.
Martina Waldman and Alex Moncada
They exhibit their art on the best stages in the world, currently they are one of the most recognized couples for their versatility in dance and their excellent pedagogy when teaching.
Together they are part of the staff as artists and teachers, of the most prestigious festivals in the world, as well as dance companies.
They have been recognized, on several occasions, for assuming the work of being juries in international level competitions.
In May 2022, they have been winners of the Colibri Award, in the "European Dance Award " competition held in Baden-Banden (Germany).
Maria Ines Bogado and Sergiy Podbolotnyy
María Inés Bogado is an awarded Argentine tango dancer and teacher.
Having dedicated the last 25 years of her life to tango, in 2010 she has won the title of World Champion in Tango Salon category, as well as winning the highest trophy in the Vals category of the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Tango Championship. She has a background in dancing and teaching Argentine Folklore and among others, Diego Gauna, Graciela Gonzales ,Sabrina & Ruben Veliz, Rosa Forte and Carlos Perez played a key role in her becoming as professional dancer and teacher. She worked on big Festival and specials workshops around the world with partner like Sebastián Jimenez, Jorge Lopez, Roberto Zuccarino and Julio Saavedra. Today she is one the most followed and appreciated Argentine tango dancers in the world, due to her unique dance style, as well as to her teaching methodology and charisma. She is extensively teaching, competition jury and training internationally, female as well as male dancers, due to her integrated approach to tango technique.
Sergiy started dancing almost 20 years ago.
In this time he had a long way from just a tango lover to professional tango teacher.
In 2010 together with Yu Ping he opened one of the first tango Schools in Shanghai China.
Sergiy also organise the biggest tango festival in Shanghai, China «Shanghai tango Marathon»
From that time he start to learn with many world top masters. He picked his style from Maria Ines Bogado and Sebastian Jimenez, Sebastian Achaval and Roxana Suarez. Develop musicality with Horasio Godoy, dynamics with Jonathan Saavedra and Clarisa Aragon, and variations with Daniel Naccuchio and Cristina Sosa. During his visits to Buenos Aires he had a chance to learn treasures of Tango with Carlitos and Rosa Perez, Nito and Elba Garcia, Graciela Gonzales.
From 2020 together with Maria Ines Bogado he started a «Superior Tango» project in Kyiv, Ukraine.
From 2021 Sergiy and Ines organise «Bailemos Tango Festival» in Kyiv.
Sergiy believes that Tango starts with connection inside the couple, communication and ability to listen and express yourself for both partners in this wonderful dance.
Isabel Costa and Nelson Pinto
Isabel and Nelson have been performing together since 1997. They began their career as ballroom sport dancers winning several awards at national championships, in the categories Latin-American and Modern. As they also loved other rhythms like Salsa and Argentine Tango, they decided to take the challenge of getting quality training with worldwide famous directors.
Top masters and dancers, currently they are choreographers and directors of “Ritmo Azul”, a worldwide renowned company. Isabel and Nelson’s career shows successful participations in international festivals and workshops held in Nice, Stuttgart, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Finland, Macau, Beijing and Hong Kong.
They keep organising many Tango events in Portugal. In July 2011 they won the European 2nd position for the “Stage Tango” category in Italy, a competition held under the auspices of the Buenos Aires Government. They were also ranked best Portuguese couple and the 2nd best couple of Europe at the 2011 World Tango Championship.
Highly appreciated for their pedagogy and didactics, they teach clearly and in a relaxed atmosphere.