International artists, leading figures of the contemporary Argentine Tango, dedicate their job and their art to research, study of Tango as a continued fact-finding investigation and undeniable art interpretation: they pass through the tradition to give back to us an original form of Tango, becoming a synthesis of past and present, past and future, art and culture. Culture of the past as a sign of a story, that of a lived life.
Art as a form of the soul, vibrating in intuition and discloses. Their Tango is a memory, a story, but also a vision. The music livens up the first step - we recognize it inside our body – the second one… the third one… it is already a vision.
Our eye suspends the images, travels through the distance between itself and the emotion. That is suspended. It is art disclosing.
An unforeseen colour, and unexpected painting, intense chromatisms and disclosed harmonies.
Only history. Only music. Only earth. Only body. Only Tango.
extract of Appunti di Tango, Enza Stagnini (2010)
He's a leading figure of the contemporary Argentine tango milonguero, refined master and 'philologist artist’ – since his arrival in our country in 1991, and without interrupting his native bond with Argentina – he has become mouthpiece in Italy and Europe of the danced tango. As an artist with a subtle and intense sensitivity, he has become ‘interpreter of the tradition in the modernity’ of this popular dance. The interest in the historical tradition of tango, and in the body language as a form of communication, are the base of his professional activity. The continued and careful research informs his artistic path and accompanies him, by the way, also in what makes him an innovator: Osvaldo Roldàn translates the spontaneous language of the original tango of the beginning of the last century into a contemporary “corporal” language. In the history of tradition, but free from virtuous elements, his exclusive and refined lexicon has become a new tradition and international reference point of the culture of Argentine tango, and involves the amateurs of tango milonguero throughout Europe. (Appunti di Tango, Enza Stagnini) Was born in Rosario, Argentina. 1984. He began his studies in Rosario tango and folklore with Anibal Panunzio and become part of the "Ballet de Tango y Folklore Provincia de Santa Fe" directed by Pannunzio. He is the dancer in the TV show "A todo tango" directed by Enrique Dumas, Canal 5, Rosario. 1986. Perfected his studies of Italian folklore with Eduardo and Cristina Silvera, and became part of the "Ballet Folklorico de Rosario" from them direct. He is dancer in "Argentina para Hispanoamérica" by E. Italian, C. Silvera and A. Pannunzio, Festival de Cosquín, Cordoba. Dancer in "Reencuentro" directed by Jorge Falcón, Fundación Teatro Astengo, Rosario. 1987. Joins the group of Tango "House 9" directed by Victoria Colosio. Dancer in " Vengo a rescatarte tango" Victoria Colosio. he was invited by the city of Paso Fundo, Brazil, as a teacher of tango and Argentine folklore at the Brazilian dance company "Terra Pampeana". 1988. Dancer in “Casilda canta y baila”, Casilda, Santa Fe. Dancer and choreographer in "Tango en años de luz" under the musical direction of Javier The King .1989. Represents, with Eugenia Calligaro, the city of Rosario in “Primer Bienal de Arte Joven”, Buenos Aires. He moved to Buenos Aires, where he continued his studies with various teachers of tango: Gustavo Naveira, Mayoral y Elsa Maria, Antonio Todaro, Pocho Pizarro, with whom perfected the study of different styles of tango (canyengue, de salòn, etc.. ). He is a dancer in the show “Tango mio” Monica and Luciano Frias, under the artistic direction of Fernando Soler, Casa de Tango "Tango mine", Buenos Aires. 1990. He is a dancer “Imagenes de tango y folk” under the direction of Hector Aure and choreographed by Ana Maria Stekelman, Horacio Salgan Orchestra, Teatro Pablo Neruda, Buenos Aires. Dancer on the television program “Sabados musicales” in special “Tango y punto” with the singers Alberto Podesta, Roberto Rufino and Nestor Fabian, Channel 2, Buenos Aires.Ballerino in “Homenaje a Hugo del Carril” con la “Orquesta Juvenil del Tango” diretta da Osvaldo Siri, Teatro Municipal de Buenos Aires. 1991. He moved to Italy in Milan, invited by Victoria Colosio, where he began his teaching in various Italian and European cities. And 'player of the video clip for the song of Mina “Insieme”. Dancer in the show “Tango magico” by Victoria Colosio, Nobel Teatro, Milan. 1992. He is invited by 'University of the dance of Paris to hold an international seminar tango Chateau de Ligoure, France. Teacher in the instructional video “Tango Argentino”, Fratelli Fabbri Editori. 1993. He Creates the show “Noche de tango” with Monica Maria and Javier Pérez group Forte, Andrea Cazzaniga, Edgar González Chango. Dancer in the video “La penultima verità”, directed by Luca Sartini, music by Javier Pérez Forte. From July to October, he moved to Argentina between Buenos Aires and Rosario where he participated as a dancer guest at the "International Festival of Mate", Casilda, Provincia de Cordoba. Dancer he is host of "Arrigo Cappelletti Quartet" Olivier Manoury with the bandoneon to JAZZ SET, railing Theatre, Milan, and World Trade Center, Genoa. 1994. È He is a dancer and actor in the theater group Metamorphosis under the artistic direction of Coco Leonardi for the show "The Verdict" Coco Leonardi. Dancer and choreographer in the touring Italian for “Omaggio al tango” with the Quinteto Pulsación Jerez. 1995. He is a dancer and choreographer in the show “Ti racconto tango” designed with Monica and Coco Maria Leonardi, directed by Coco Leonardi, Chiasso, Switzerland. Dancer and "guest choreographer" in the show "La muerte del ángel" by Silvia Vladimivsky and Salo Pasik (Teatro Bellini, Naples; Latinoamerica Eurovision Angevin Naples, Teatro San Filippo, L'Aquila). Guest dancer of the “Compagnia di danza contemporanea Chorea”, Duse Theatre, Bologna. 1996. At Bolgia Umana Milan organizes with Monica Maria several evenings of tango with invited artists (Hugo Daniel Cuarteto, Gitango) and also performs as a dancer and choreographer. Dancer host of the show “I cervelloni”, RAI 1. He is called in Seville, with Monica Mary, Viento Sur Teatro: tango together hold seminars and perform in various locations in Andalusia. Present the play "Te cuento tango" with actor Jorge Cuadrelli, Room Teatral El Cachorro, Seville. He is guest, Monica Maria, Ballet Esteban Greco, William's, Milan. During the presentation of the book “T come Tango” by Meri Lao, dance with Monica Maria, in various Italian cities. Based in Milan, Monica Maria and eleven other tango enthusiasts, the Cultural Association Tangoy, with the aim to promote and disseminate the tango and Latin American culture. 1997. Dancer host of the show “Strettamente personale”, Telemontecarlo, Milan. On 9 April '97 dance at the opening of the Nuovo Piccolo Teatro di Milano Trio Nuevos Aires and singer María Isabel García. At Hanover Fair, the World of Industry, is the tango dancer representing the Argentine stand, with live music of Luis Borda Trio. In the summer of the same year in many dance Festival: “Artisti in piazza”, Castle Gonzaga, Ostiano, “Villeggiare d’estate”, Villa Sioli, Busselton; “Festival del Laghi ‘97” with Tango Seis, municipal park of Menaggio; “E...state al Chiostro”, with Luis Borda Cuarteto, a former St. Augustine Monastery, Bergamo; “Premio Salvo Randone”, Caltabellotta, Agrigento; “A qualcuno piace corto”, with garua Tango Ensemble, Teatro Signorelli, Cortona; “Profumo di Tango”, with Trio NoviTango, Verona. And guest dancer in “Uno Mattina”, RAI 1, Rome. Is the choreographer of advertisements Playtex 97. 1998. The collaboration with Novitango goes on and he dances in many Italian theaters, including the Theatre Annibale Caro Civitanova Marche, on the occasion of the official visit of Laura Escalada Piazzolla in Italy. With Luis Borda Cuarteto in Monaco of Bavaria and the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa. Invited back in Spain, he has performed in several local Andalusia and holds a seminar in Seville. He is a dancer and, with Monica Maria, creates the choreography for the film "Milonga" by Paolo Breccia, directed by Emidio Greco, with Giancarlo Giannini. He is a dancer in the show "Borges Cafè" by Paolo Pacca, created on the occasion of the exhibition Corpo e Scena ’98, directed by Massimo Navone, music by Luis Borda. He is a dancer and choreographer of the show “Nostalgias: entre tango y fado”, created on the occasion of the first meeting-Portugal Latin America organized by Camões in Lisbon, Oporto, Portugal. 1999. He is a dancer and choreographer in the commercial Madras ’99. 2000. He is dancer and teacher at the Second International Tango Festival in Rome. 2001. Involved in the formation of the Café Caribe, which became one of the most representative of the tango milongas in Milan. He is invited to the II International Festival of Tango Argentino Arbora (Or). Joins “Vuelvo al Sur, mescolanza di musica e genti” with Afiches Tango dance in the show. Written and directed by Hermana Mandelli. Polignano a Mare (BA). He is invited to the Festa della danza, Festival di Tango Argentino in Brescia. Dances in the show “Emigranti e Tango”, orchestra Hyperion Ensemble, organized by the Region of Liguria with the 4 provinces of Liguria. 13 replicas are made over the whole of the Region of Liguria 2003. She danced to accompany the presentation of the book “La vita non è un tango. Nuove principesse e maschi cenerentoli” Fausto Manara. 2004. Opened in Cagliari “La Settimana Milonguera”, which became a recurring appointment, as then other summer workshops throughout Italy. 2006. With Maria Plazaola, dancing and holding a seminar in Ostuni, Bari. 2008. With Milena Plebs, dances and holds a seminar in Selva di Fasano, Brindisi. 2009. Dancing in the show "Tango Negro y Trio Nuevo Encuentro " with Anna Maria Ferrara, at the Auditorium Paganini in Parma Teatro Regio Foundation, prod. Mas Que Tango, joint organization with the City of Parma. Dancing in the show "Buenos Aires Hoy", with Anna Maria Ferrara, at the Auditorium of the Foundation of Piacenza and Vigevano. Holding a workshop with Susana Miller in Rome. Join "Mi Buenos Aires Querido" by Luis Bacalov, with Anna Maria Ferrara, directed by Carlos Branca, choreography by Anna Paola Bacalov, Teatro Ambra Jovinelli, Rome. 2010. The same show "Mi Buenos Aires Querido" by Luis Bacalov, in May 2010 finds him at the Teatro Regio di Parma care where even the choreography. Also in 2010 participated as a dancer and choreographer in the show “Assenza, Parola e Musica in Tango” by Carlos Branca, directed by Carlos Branca, the Teatro G. Gavazzeni of Bergamo and the Teatro Asioli of Correggio. Al Castello Sforzesco in Vigevano, the exhibition "Duende y Misterio" is one of the events of “L’Anima del Tango” project pictorial media Carina April, on the occasion of the Bicentennial of Argentina. In November 2010, in Stresa, participates in the "Tango y Milonga Art Fest" dancing with Anna Maria Ferrara during the concert "Juan Carlos Caceres y Tango Negro Trio" and holds classes Tango and Milonga. Since 2011 collaborates with Monica Maria and Rafael Flores 'The Laboratory'. Dedicated to tango, and innovation in the international scene, is a meeting mutidisciplinare in the tango, in a story and a journey in its technical aspects and choreographic but also historical and poetic. Milan, November 2011, week-end "invitation", Parma, May 2012 Carmin Coffee (Mas Que Tango); Senigallia, in January 2013, Divine Embrace (Places of Tango). 2012. The replicas of "Mi Buenos Aires Querido" by Luis Bacalov go on at the Gabriele D'Annunzio Theater in Latina, and in the Auditorium Manzoni Theater in Bologna. 2014-2015. collaborates with Enza Stagnini and Anna Maria Ferrara in ‘Tango, mi Amor!’, Fortezza Viscontea, Cassano d’Adda (Milano). 2015. Dances with Anna Maria Ferrara in La Juan D’Arienzo Orquesta Show, WoPa Temporary, Parma. 2016. Partecipates in the L'eclisse di Joyce Carol Oates, regia di Francesco Frongia, con Ida Marinelli, Elena Ghiaurov, Cinzia Spanò e Osvaldo Roldan, produzione Teatro dell'Elfo, Milano. In his career, Osvaldo Roldan has also worked with, among others, with Quejas de Bandoneon, Aedon Tango Quintet, Hiperion Ensemble, Quintet Estravagario, Alma Flor de Orquesta Minimal, Juan Carlos Caceres, Sexteto Milonguero, Nuevo Encuentro. Frequent its participation in national and international festivals. It also invited to teach courses and seminars in Istanbul, Stoccolma, Zurigo, Aosta, Bari, Bergamo, Brescia, Catania, Firenze, Genova, L’Aquila, Messina, Palermo, Parma, Piacenza, Roma, Trieste, Vicenza, Todi, Venezia, Viterbo, e Milano, where he currently lives.
Anna Maria Ferrara
She was born in Rome and, once she completed his studies in classical ballet, dances for companies and opera houses: the Rome Opera House, Teatro Bellini in Catania, among others. Teaches Classical and Contemporary Ballet, in Rome for several years. She studied Tango with Susana Miller, Cacho Dante, Chico, Natalia Gomes, Gabriel Anjou, Ezequiel Farfaro and Milena Plebs, Marta Anton and Luis Grondona, Osvaldo Roldan, Valencia, Batiuk, Osvaldo Zotto and Lorena Ermocida, Esteban Moreno and Claudia Codega, Federico and Cathrine, Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne, Alejandra Mantinan, Omar Vega, Carlos Gavito and Marcela Duran, Roberto Herrera. Teaches Argentine Tango in Rome for several years. Helds Workshops in Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Sweden, United States. Dancer for some television programs, for concerts Hugo Aisember, the Four For Tango. She has performed with the Quejas de Bandoneon, and the Rome II Tango Festival with the orchestra of historic Jorge Arduh. She maked a show at the Berlin Philarmonic with the Quintet Arrabal. Entertainment, Tango of Life, directed by Patrick Rossi Gastaldi. Tour in Malaysia. From 2007 she worked steadily in tandem with Osvaldo Roldan, working in Italy and abroad, engaged with shows, classes and workshops and seminars, Events and Festival of Tango. 2009. Dancing in the show "Tango Negro Trio y Nuevo Encuentro" with Osvaldo Roldan, Auditorium Paganini in Parma Teatro Regio Foundation, prod. Mas Que Tango, join organization with the City of Parma. Dancing in the show "Buenos Aires Hoy!" With Osvaldo Roldan, at the Auditorium of the Foundation of Piacenza and Vigevano. Joins "Mi Buenos Aires Querido" by Luis Bacalov, with Osvaldo Roldan, directed by Carlos Branca, choreography by Anna Paola Bacalov, Teatro Ambra Jovinelli, Rome. 2010. Dances with Osvaldo Roldan in "Mi Buenos Aires Querido" by Luis Bacalov, directed by Carlos Branca, choreography by Osvaldo Roldan, in May 2010 at the Teatro Regio di Parma. Dances with Osvaldo Roldan in the show "No, Word and Music in Tango" by Carlos Branca, directed by Carlos Branca, the Teatro G. Gavazzeni of Bergamo and the Teatro Asioli of Correggio. At Castello Sforzesco in Vigevano, she performs with Osvaldo Roldan in "Duende y Misterio"- di O.Roldan - one of the events of "The Soul of the Tango" project pictorial-multimedial Carina April, on the occasion of the Bicentennial of Argentina. In November 2010, in Stresa, participates in the "Tango y Milonga Art Fest" dancing with Osvaldo Roldan during the concert "Juan Carlos Caceres Tango Negro Trio y" and holds classes Tango and Milonga. 2011. Dances in "Alfonsina Storni: la mia casa è il mare” written and directed Marica Roberto, musical director Paolo Petrilli; Marica Roberto, voice and singing; Paolo Petrilli, accordion; Miguel Fernadez, guitar; Simon Talone, percussion; Anna Maria Ferrara, dance; Serena Marsala, painting, Room Laudamo (Teatro Vittorio Emanuele) Messina, prod. Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Messina. 2012. The replicas of "Mi Buenos Aires Querido" by Luis Bacalov go on at the Gabriele D'Annunzio Theater in Latina and at the Auditorium Manzoni Theater in Bologna. In 2014 and 2015 she collaborates with Enza Stagnini and Osvaldo Roldàn like artistic manager of ‘Tango, mi Amor!’, Fortezza Viscontea, Cassano d’Adda (Milano). 2015. Dances with Osvaldo Roldan in La Juan D’Arienzo Orquesta Show, WoPa Temporary, Parma. Her didactic activity goes on, in Rome, in Italy and abroad, guest in work-shop, Tango Holidays, and different Events.