Maestro

Carlos and Maria Rivarola

Carlos and Maria Rivarola for the seventh time will come to St. Petersburg at the invitation of Tangomania!
Carlos and Maria are the masters of the Argentine tango, the participants and directors of the most famous shows, the choreographers of the famous films, the owners of international prizes and awards. More...

Carlos and Maria danced in the first lineup of the show "Tango Argentina", which successfully debuted in 1983 in Paris, toured in France, Italy, Canada and New York; in Japan with the orchestras of Mariano Mores, Leopoldo Federico, Sexteto Tango and José Colanchelo. Carlos Rivarola staged an incredibly spectacular tango show with an exclusively Japanese cast of artists.

Carlos and Maria are also the inspirers and founders of several clubs and Tango academies in Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya and Osaka. In 1996 Maria and Carlos organized their show "Los Grandes del Tango Argentino" with the participation of Juan Carlos Copes, Maria Nieves, Nelida and Nelson, Roberto and Vanina, Carlos and Iness Borkes and the orchestra "Color Tango".

In 1999, Carlos Rivarola received the American Dance Academy award as the chief choreographer of the world-famous film "Tango" by Carlos Saura, nominated for an Oscar. Maria and Carlos were also choreographers, teachers Raul Julia in the film "Tango Bar". Carlos worked as a choreographer and dancer in the film "Naked Tango" with Vincent D'Onofrio and Fernando Ray.

Participants of the festival "TANGO WHITE NIGHTS" 2009, 2013 and 2016.

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José Luis Salvo & Carla Rossi

José Luis Salvo & Carla Rossi have danced together since 2016, from that moment they started to create their own style. They had achieved the first place as Metropolitano Champions of Tango and Milonga 2017 (both categories) and second place at Mundial de Tango 2017 as Subcampeones Mundiales de Tango de Pista. Jose & Carla have taught and danced extensively in Asia & Europe and Jose and frequently reached the finals of the Mundial whilst Carla also won the Metropolitan Championships in 2014 with her then partner. More...

“We have always tried to find a personal style but without leaving traditional Tango. We love it. We are so specific in our teaching about seeing the details. We have studied with a lot of Maestros. And we really love teaching. We want to continue with traditional Tango and its codigas for all the world."

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Maximiliano Cristiani and Karina Colmeiro

MAXIMILIANO CRISTIANI is the Tango de Pista World Champion 2013. In prior years, he has won many awards: 2005 Metropolitan Vice-Champion, 2008 Tango Escenario World Vice-Champion, 2012 Buenos Aires Tango Salon Champion, 2012 Milonga Champion, 2012 World Tango Vice-Champion. He also took part in many successful tango shows in Buenos Aires. Maxi has studied with the greatest maestros of Tango Salon: Osvaldo Zotto, Gerardo Portalea, Carlitos & Rosa Perez, Pupy Castello, Orlando Paiva, Gloria & Eduardo Arquimbau, Eduardo Parejita, Chino Perico and other legendary masters. He is well known for his teaching methods and has educated hundreds of tango dancers. More...

KARINA COLMEIRO is renowned for the high sensibility of her dance and for the quality of her teaching. With ballet and contemporary dance background, she studied at the National School of Dance and then at the Teatro San Martin in Buenos Aires. Karina danced and taught tango around the world through South America, North America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. She has participated in numerous Tango Festivals and worked with different partners like Horacio Godoy. Karina also choreograph shows in Buenos Aires and in others countries. Karina has been part of numerous Dance Companies in Argentina and Europe.

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Stella Misse

Stella Misse is part of the famous Misse tango family with her siblings Andrea, Sebastian, Mariana, and Gabriel Misse yet a shining star in her own light. She begun studying Argentine folk dance at the age of 5 and from the age of 7 she begun her studies in Argentine tango together with her siblings, with Maria and Carlos Rivarola, Miguel Angel Zotto and Osvaldo Zotto. As a young girl she frequented the milongas with her family where she danced and learned with great milongueros such as Osvaldo “Cachito” Mantegaza, Ernesto “Pupy” Castello, Pedro “Toto” Faraldo. More...

Since her childhood she has been giving performances in the most legendary halls, along the side of the greatest tango figures of the 80s and the 90s. From the age of 17 she begun to work in tango shows in Buenos Aires. She has been in “La Cumparsita”, “Tango 1921”, “Museo Casa Carlos Gardel Tango” and TANGOX2 by Miguel Angel Zotto.

She has participated in major festivals around the world to replace her sister Andrea Missè during her pregnancy, in 2009. In 2010 she returned to Buenos Aires to rejoin the cast of “Señor Tango” until 2013, picking up from when she left in 2009. In 2013 she remained in Buenos Aires giving privet and group classes but also participating in mostly local performances. In 2014 she travels to Russia and Australia for workshops and demonstrations but also to participate in “Sidney Tango Festival” with her brother Gabriel Missè. She toured in Corea, China, Italy and U.K during 2015/16. In 2016 she was invited to dance at the Kremlin, in Moscow.

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