Lynnwood Convention Center
Seattle 26th - 28th
D&H have been teaching and performing tango for more than 10 years. They were part of the exclusive staff of La Viruta (the most famous milonga in Buenos Aires), working together with some of the most well known "Maestros". During the last years, D&H have been traveling teaching and performing in the most important cities and festivals of North America.
As a result of these incredible and diverse experiences, they have developed their own unique style, which expresses their joy, appreciation, and true love for the tango.
They have chosen Chicago, Illinois to open their own studio Almagro Tango where they give regular tango classes. From there, they travel to other destinations in North America and beyond to conduct seminars and exhibitions. At recognized festivals they are well-known for the quality of their teaching and receive the best of reviews. Periodically they return to their hometown of Buenos Aires, where they are reunited with their loved ones and culture.
Maureen and Carlos started dancing together in 2016, combined they bring to you many years of experience in teaching, performing, choreographing and producing shows, such as Seasons of Tango and Midsummer Night Tango Cabaret. Carlos began dancing tango since 1999 and also brings the experience of having knowledge in other various latin dances and winning several awards along the way in his career. He also studied dance at the Universitiy of Antioquia in Colombia. Maureen has danced all her life with knowledge in ballet, folk dances and latin dances but ultimately fell in love with tango in 2009 and has dedicated herself to this dance ever since.
They received a lot of Awards during 2017 and 2018 in many categories (Pista, Stage, Milonga, Vals) getting the first place in Tango Pista and Milonga in ATUSA (SF) representing EEUU in the World Wide Tango Championship in Buenos Aires (Aug 2018)
They started to dance together in 2013, but with more than 10 years of previous experience dancing each one, developing and researching in Tango. Learning from the biggest Maestros from Buenos Aires, getting an elegant style of dance combining the roots of the traditional tango, adding the new tools from the Scenic Tango, prevailing the intimate embrace and connection. As a teachers, they are focus on the technique to get a comfortable dance for both roles. In 2015 they won the second place in the Metropolitan Tango Championship in Buenos Aires and they has been participating in many cultural programs trough Argentina and visiting cities in Weekend, Workshops and festivals in the east cost of States
Teachers and dancers of Argentine Tango with 21th years of experience and knowledge in Stage and Salón tango style. Our philosophy is to inspire our students to enjoy the embrace and love for tango, promoting the connection and improvisation between couples. We have participated in festivals and workshops in Europe, South America, North America and Asia.
Trio Garufa is an international ensemble dedicated to performing authentic Argentine music. They have performed across Argentina, Colombia, Europe, Canada and the US at venues such as Yoshi’s Jazz Club, Chicago Symphony Hall, Teatro Leon de Greiff and La Viruta (the largest Tango club in Buenos Aires). Trio Garufa's repertoire includes Classic Argentine Tangos from the golden era, as well as Argentine Folklore Music, modern Tangos from Piazzolla, Electro-Tangos and original compositions. The Trio's music is exciting, virtuosic, and rooted in the dance. They have performed extensively in the Milongas (Tango dance clubs) of Buenos Aires. The group includes Guillermo García, guitar (Argentina) Adrian Jost, bandoneon (Switzerland) and Sascha Jacobsen, string bass (California).