Adam has been in tango for 20 years, teaching for 18. He has taught at MIT, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Northwestern, and the famous Beijing Dance Academy (Julliard of China) along with many of the major festivals in the US. Adam has moved back to Portland to pursue his tango career as well as a career in real estate. Adam is the 2016 US Tango Champion and has partnered with two world champions (Maria Ines Bogado and Jesica Arfenoni). Adam has taught thousands to dance both in class at many US tango festivals and universities as well as online through his website tangowithadam.com.
Adam and his fiance Marina are teaching regular classes and privates in Portland. Adam travels occasionally to give workshops around the US. If you’re interested in hiring him for your community contact him at tangowithadam.com
Jonatan and Julia tour the world with their seminars, master-classes, performances and festivals. Their unique method of teaching is the quintessence of their experience not only in tango, but also in Argentine folklore, modern and contemporary ballet, jazz, drama theater, research in the field of conscious movement, dance therapy and their own developments. Their inspiring performances include elegant tango salon, flamboyant stage tango and Argentine folklore.
They have worked such tango shows, as the famous Café Tortoni, Añoranzas Tango, the legendary “Sabor a Tango”, “Tanguera”, “Che Tango”, and others, they perform at the most prestigious milongas (Salon Canning, Porteño y Bailarin, El Beso, Gricel, Sunderland, La Nacional, Confitería Ideal, La Baldosa, etc.), also with different orchestras: Color Tango, Los Reyes del Tango, Sans Sousi, Bajofondo, Sexteto Milonguero, Romantica Milonguera and many others. Jonathan and Julia have taught in such schools of Buenos Aires as “Asociación de Maestros Coreógrafos y bailarines de tango (Geba)”, “La Floreada de Alejandra Mantiñan”, La Escuela “Obelisco Tango”, La Escuela Argentina de Tango.
Marcos Questa & Ruta Maria (Buenos Aires/Los Angeles) [video] Now a third generation dancer of tango, Marcos has had an astounding career performing on the stage of famed tango houses El Viejo Almacen, Argentina Tango & Pampa, the national tango TV show Grandes Valores del Tango and was on full staff of Argentina’s Presidential Committee of Entertainment performing for official presidential events and dignitaries visiting Buenos Aires. Additionally, he has also performed on stage with opera singer Julia Mignes and has produced the Las Vegas Tango Festival from 2000-2005, Tango Project I and II, LA TangoProject.
After graduating from Interlochen Arts Academy, Ruta has danced and choreographed for many renowned companies as a principle dancer including: Nevada Ballet Theater, Bolshoi’s first International Exchange, Jacksonville Ballet, Ballet West and Cirque du Soleil’s Mystere. Tango entered her life unexpectedly and has been her only focus since. Developing into a tango artist, and an instructor, she continues to teach and spread this art with technical precision and delight. She has performed and instructed at the TangoMundo Festival, The Boulder Tango Festival, Las Vegas Tango Experience and Argentine Tango USA Championship and co-produces events for dancers to enjoy.
Niko Carambas y Belén Martínez (Chile) [video] Niko & Belen began dancing tango together in 2013 and since have been full time in forming and learning the various different disciplines of this dance. In 2017 they moved to Buenos Aires where they consolidated their professional career in the most competitive environment of tango. They have taught, performed, lectured and organized festivals and marathons in Chile, Buenos Aires and Uruguay.
Sergio Martin Almiron (Argentina) [video] and Chooi Goh (Sacramento). Martin was educated at the National University of Arts and University of San Martin. World Tango Dance Championship finalist in both categories (Salon Tango and Stage Tango), reaching sixth place in Stage Tango category. Metropolitan Tango Dance Championship finalist in all categories (Salon Tango, Milonga and Walts), reaching sixth place in Salon Tango and Milonga.
He was part of the Folkloric Ballet and Tango Company of the National University of Arts. He also belonged to the cast of dancers at the University of Buenos Aires. He has danced in the best national and foreign theaters such as Théâtre du Châtelet of Paris, Presidente Alvear Theater, Cervantes National Theater in Buenos Aires, National Theatre of Panama, Ruben Dario National Theatre of Nicaragua, among others; and worked with renowned choreographers, building a great career with his performances in the prestigious plays like “Chantecler”, “Azares del Quijote y Gardel”, “Evitango” and “Evita Vive”. In 2014 he produced and directed his first play “Argentino, El Espectáculo”, which was premiered in Corrientes Street.
Chooi came upon tango classes about 20 years ago but had only started taking it seriously about 12 years ago and she has never stopped learning ever since. She runs the studio Tango on Broadway and has been teaching there for the past several years while also teaching at several places regionally. She has taught at Burning Tango twice and also in Mexico in Todos Santos two times and La Paz and San Miguel. She has also assisted Clay Nelson at TangoMaya in Cancun twice.