MARIANA PARMA is an internationally acclaimed performer, featured on stage, tv and film, specializing in Argentine Tango and Salsa. She is recognized for her passion and versatility in dance, combining her dance technique with her acting skills, which results in a breathtaking and sensational performance. She has shared the stage with Tango Stars, Cecilia Saia, Angel Garcia Clemente, Rosa Collantes, Mariela Franganillo, Mariana Galassi, Valeria Solomonoff, Cesar Coelho, Junior Cervilla, and Esteban Dominichini, to name a few. And currently performs at the Tango House, downtown with an amazing tango cast choreographed by Jorge Torres, four nights a week.
Mariana's theater credits include, Tango Fever, (as the Lead Ana), Evita,(Featured Tango Dancer), Swing, the musical, (Featured Latin Track), Swango,(co-producer), Tango Por Ellos, Tango Connection, Tango 1st Century, Tango Casenave, Roxanna's Tango, Glamour Tango,(Choreographer/ Dancer) and numerous Tango and theater productions throughout her career.
In Salsa she partners with the talented Mad Hot Ballroom star, Rodney Lopez, performance credits include Pier 54, with the orquestra, "Los Hermanos Colon", Lincoln Center Midsummer Nights, and featured in the film, "The Big Shot Caller".
She recently choreographed a major Parle commercial in Mumbai, India, starring Bollywood star Roshan Hrithik. She taught and choreographed Chita Rivera in tango, for her role in Venecia, directed by award winning American Playwright, Author Laurents. And coached the legendary Tommy Tune in Tango, and was a dance critic for NYC newspaper the Daily News, on the “Dancing With The Stars” dance column.
She is also a recent recipient of the 2013 HOLA award for additional choreography, 2008, USA Tango Champion, in Tango Salon, and a Semi- Finalist in the Mundial de Baile de Tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mariana Parma, currently teaches in NYC, and travels abroad performing and teaching.
She is very excited to be performing with her partner Hernan Brizsuela at La Milonga Rosa.
For more info visit: http:// www.marianaparma.com/
HERNÁN BRIZUELA is a Tango dancer and Tango teacher from Mendoza, Argentina, known in NYC for his tanguero style.
Hernan is highly praised by his students for ability to teach something very ephemeral, hard to demonstrate, capture or explain in words - ability to teach the connection in Tango, true lead and follow.
Hernán has taught and performed at various festivals, milongas and studios in New York and Massachusetts and most recently in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland and Argentina. He was a principal dancer in the off-Broadway dance play Let's Speak Tango and choreographed and starred in the short film Gardenias. He performed in the past four productions led by Maestro Romulo Larrea, Tango First Century, Spotlight on Tango, TANGOS: from Gardel to Piazzolla and TANGO for lovers across the United-States, Canada and Europe.
Currently, Hernán travels between New York, Boston, Buenos Aires, and Europe to teach and perform Tango. He partners professionally with Mariana Parma.
For more info visit: www.HernanBrizuelaTango.com