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.
Maximiliano & Paloma (Chili/Miami) have been dancing together for 25 years. Since they were young, they share the passion for Argentine Tango as a heritage from their parents. They were formed in Chile and in Buenos Aires, with many argentine masters, getting the knowledge and the culture of argentine Tango from them. Nowadays based in Miami – Florida, USA, they have been touring through South and North America and part of Europe, teaching and performing in uncountable Casinos, Convention Centers, Hotels and TV shows. Invited to teach and perform in the biggest and the most important Tango Festivals across US.
They won the 2nd place in 2007 in the Worldwide Tango Championship in Buenos Aires and the 1st place in 2008 in the Trex Games TAFISA worldwide competition in South Korea. Focus on promote the argentine Tango and their culture around the world from the connection and the joy through the dance one of the most passionate dances in the world. Their teaching, it’s characterized as energetic, didactic and detailed.
Since beginning dancing together, Maxi and Raquel performed in the stage production “Tango Nuevo Cabaret” in August 2015 in the famous Teatro Avenida in Buenos Aires. Since then they have performed exhibitions and taught in various milongas in Buenos Aires. Most recently they participated as maestros in the Misterio Tango Festival along with the family Copello, know as the “Clan Copello”. Together, Maxi and Raquel strive to continue discovering more about tango and share their dancing with others.