Diego Santana is a Florida based Tango performer, choreographer and dance teacher. Originally from Montevideo, Uruguay, Diego’s dancing and teaching techniques are well-known for its creative and enlightening methods.
Diego’s creativity, extraordinary musicality and interpretation have become one of the greatest Uruguayan Tango exponents. His style shows an indescribable interpretation of Traditional Tango, New Tango; besides all this, Diego has been characterized in the floor for his ingenious interpretation of the Milonga genre.
To complement his artistic training Diego has a background in Theatre at the school of Hugo Blandamuro. He has also studies in architecture and graphic design.
Diego has performed Tango with Tango dancing companies in Florida and New York. Recently, he performed at an Andrea Boccelli Christmas concert for a US network television program and also he performed at an Gabrielle Anwar show (Actress of Scent of a Woman movie with Al Pacino.)
Diego’s traveling workshops concentrate in the dancing technics, natural flow of movements and musicality. Many students have mentioned that they always find that ‘Aha moment’ in his classes.
Diego will be offering private lessons during the Queen City Tango Marathon. Please contact him directly at the email address below for rates and times.
He is also a vendor for Raquel Shoes.