EDWIN OLARTE & VITTORIA FRANCHINA

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Edwin Olarte & Vittoria Franchina

EDWIN .. began his career in 2004, and his training led him to study with big names like Carlos and Rosa Perez, Ezequiel Paludi, Gabriel Missè, Gustavo Naveira, Daniel Juarez, Fabian Peralta and others. In Bogotá, he has been part of the group of dancers in two of the most famous tango houses and theaters in the city such as: “El cafè de Buenos Aires”, “Carambola” and the “Jorge Eliecer Gaitàn” theater. He also participated in International Festivals such as the “World Tango Championship” of Medellin, the “Tango Festival” in Bogotà, and he was Vice Champion at the “International Manizales Championship”. He was director of the “Tango San Telmo” dance school in the city of Bogota, teaching and directing several Tango shows as a choreographer. Then in 2012 Edwin decided to move permanently to Buenos Aires where he was called to be part of the central show in the house of Tango “Sabor a Tango”. It is also part of the “Social Tango” show by Agustina Videla and Nora Lezano in the Teatro de la Ribera. In 2014 he worked as a dancer in the Tango house “Gala Tango”, participated in the “Buenos Aires Pasion de Tango” in the Borges cultural center and performed in various theaters, festivals and milongas; always in these years he teaches Tango in several schools and in many seminars in Buenos Aires and in the main cities of Argentina and Colombian. In 2015 he is part of the group of dancers in the show of the prestigious “Cafè de los Angelitos” until the year 2016 when he starts to be part of the recognized company of Miguel Angel Zotto, TangoX2. For the first time in the “Lola Membrives” theater in Buenos Aires, they will stage the show “Raices Tango” with the company and continue with the tour in Europe.

VITTORIA … starts studying dance at the age of six, classical, modern and contemporary dance, participating in countless competitions that always see her at the top; in 2011 he began his professional career as a dancer in the “Rosa Mystica” and “Romeo e  Giulietta “and in 2012 began teaching classical dance at the Oscar Theater in Milan, continuing until today. At the same time he began his passion for the Argentine Tango that led her in 2015 to be part of the show “Tiempo de Tango” by Miguel Angel Zotto. In 2017 the collaboration with Edwin begins and together in the same year they make a tour in Europe and in 2018 a three-month tour in Colombia, also participating in the International Tango Festival in Bogota.

 

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