Maestros

Lucila Cionci
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Rodrigo 'Joe' Corbata

Lucila Cionci and Rodrigo “Joe” Corbata have comprehensive training in Tango dance, they are teachers and choreographers with more than 25 years of experience. In 2007 they founded “Fórmula Tango”, a common project through the union of years of individual experience in shows and festivals. They are internationally recognized thanks to their participation in important Tango shows and numerous important Tango Festivals around the world: Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Holland, Slovenia, Ukraine, Cyprus, Turkey, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Korea, South Africa, Canada, United States, Argentina. Places where “Joe” and Lucila showed an original teaching philosophy, obtaining an excellent response from the public and students of all levels. In teaching, they focus on connection, musicality and the organicity of the body, comfort in the couple and the search for each person's personal style. Their classes are designed to be applied immediately on the dance floor.

Ornella Simonetto
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Leo Di Cocco

Meet the Revelation couple of 2023. They have just begun their journey together, and they have already made their mark in the most prestigious academies and milongas around the world. Leo and Ornella each pursued different careers in tango, with Leo standing out as one of the best Stage Tango dancers, and Ornella devoting herself to improvised tango. Now, together, they have combined the best of both worlds, resulting in a unique and unparalleled Tango couple.

Live music by Tango Siempre

Tango Siempre Quartet

Tango Siempre are the UK’s leading tango company. Based in London they have given highly acclaimed performances on TV, radio, and major venues throughout the UK and Europe since 1998. Tango Siempre have appeared on BBC television’s Strictly Come Dancing, Zingzillas, The One Show, ITV’s “Surprise Surprise” and Radio 3’s “In Tune”. Major concert venues have included Queen Elizabeth Hall, Snape Maltings, Sage Gateshead, Bridgewater Hall, The Lowry, Perth Concert Hall, Lighthouse Poole, RNCM, Wales Milennium Centre, St Georges Bristol, Fairfield Halls, Turner Sims and the Casino de Monte Carlo.

“here is the tango, raw, intoxicating, speaking with its true voice” – Financial Times

Tango DJs

Friday Milonga
Ornella Simonetto

Ornella Simonetto, recognized worldwide thanks to her passion and dedication to the genre. She participates in the most important festivals in the world of tango, and has managed to stand out in all of them. Through her ability to mix captivating melodies, Ornella creates a unique atmosphere at each event. Her musical selections are praised for their ability to keep the energy on the dance floor, while her cortina's between sets are known for their fun and vitality. In addition to her musical talent, Ornella brings an image of elegance and charisma to each performance, complementing his presence with a bright and powerful aesthetic.

Saturday Tea Dance
Jimi ChimiChurri

DJ Jimi earned her nickname “ChimiChurri” after the hot, spicy sauce, in Buenos Aires where she DJ’d in well-known tango salons such as Canning, La Nacional and La Maria. She has DJ’d throughout Europe and the UK. Chimichurri plays classic tangos organised in traditional tandas TTV/TTM but also enjoys adding tandas from contemporary orchestras who give their own interpretation of the old classics. She loves the challenge of fitting the music to the mood and enticing as many dancers onto the floor as possible

Saturday Milonga
Orlando Faciano

Orlando Faciano is from San Salvador de Jujuy in northern Argentina. He is the creator of La Otra Milonga in Buenos Aires, a popular outdoor Milonga in the city centre. He has been guest DJ in many of London’s most prominent Milongas, including Corrientes, Etnia, Negracha & Tango Café and across the UK. As well as DJing and teaching tango for over 10 years, Orlando also has a career teaching and performing Argentinian folklore dance, and has choreographed folklore shows for the Buenos Aires Broadway Theatre.

Saturday Alternative Milonga
Wayne Rozier

Founder of Tango Ffs, Wayne is known for his eclectic mix of traditional and alternative tango music from across the world. He has built an enviable collection of traditional, Nuevo, electro, neo and world tango along with danceable non-tango music. Wayne DJ’s at milonga and festivals across the UK and the USA. He runs the very successful Papa Caliente milonga in Reading.

Sunday Milonga
Ivan Arandia

Ivan is one of London's best known tango teachers, and is the organizer of Negracha Tango Club. This popular milonga, which has been a mainstay of the London Tango scene for many years, is held on Friday nights at City Academy Studio, Farringdon, London. Ivan also holds a Wednesday night class and milonga at the Kingston Workmen’s Club in Kingston upon Thames. Ivan comes from a tradition of Argentine milongueros and is passionate about sharing his extensive knowledge and love for tango. His focus is on authentic improvised tango that can be danced socially