Julio Balmaceda & Virgina Vasconi

Julio and Virginia have created a unique style recognized for their interpretation of the music and their dynamic. They combine elegance with technique, elasticity with strength, to create the perfect ingredients for beautiful, passionate and talented tango.

Julio a dancer and choreographer, started his career with Corina De La Rosa from 1996 until 2015. He performed on Broadway with “Forever Tango”, whose staff was nominated for the Tony Awards for the best choreography. He has also performed at Carnegie Hall, in a tribute to Astor Piazzolla together with Pablo Ziegler, Paquito de Rivera and Gary Burton. Julio has choreographed numerous productions across the world, including an ACE award nomination for best choreographer for a musical production. He serves regularly as a judge at the Mundial de Tango in Buenos Aires, and has judged as well at the European Tango Championship and the Korea Tango Championship. He has his own school ,”Zaraza Tango”, in Buenos Aires.

Virginia took her first dance steps in her mother’s gym at age five. She was a member of the faculty at the DNI Dance Company and School in Buenos Aires from 2008-2015, and has performed in international festivals including the CITA ( Argentine Tango International Congress), Ciudanza Festival (Buenos Aires), El Misterio Tango (Buenos Aires), Tango en Punta ( Punta del Este), White Tango Festival ( Moscow), Nevskaya Milonga (St. Petersburg), Chicago Tango Week (USA), Toronto Festival ( Canada), DNI Week in Mantova (Italy), Tango Week in Castellabate (Italy), Fireworks on the Dance floor Festival (Ann Arbor, USA). Virginia holds a degree in English Translation from the Faculty of Languages at the University of Cordoba. In addition to tango, she is a Jazz dance teacher, proficient in Latin rhythms, stretching, classical ballet and contemporary dance.