|Miriam Larici & Hugo Patyn|
|Miriam and Hugo, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, are stars from "Forever Tango", the longest running Tango production ever to play on Broadway. Both of them had long, distinguished Tango careers before fate drew them together to develop a professional and personal partnership that embodies many of the elements that make Tango so wonderful: excitement, passion, and creativity!
Miriam is not only the star of "Forever Tango", she has been the 'image' of the show since its inception in the early 1990's. If you have ever seen a poster of "Forever Tango", you've seen Miriam, either in a sensual pose with her leg wrapped around her partner or in a beautiful fantasy pose against a larger than life bandoneon. Miriam has also been featured in Broadway shows such as "42nd Street", on television's "Evening with the Boston Pops", in major theatrical films such as "The Mambo Kings", and has toured extensively in North and South America, Europe, and the Orient.
Hugo joined the cast of "Forever Tango" for their historical run on Broadway. He continued to dance with the company on tour and in another history setting event, when they performed at the world-renowned Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires. Hugo has danced in some of the best Tango shows in Buenos Aires including "Michelangelo" and "Tango Mundo" as well as being a featured dancer with the most famous Tango orchestras such as the Solistas de D'Arienzo and Osvaldo Requena. He appeared in the Oscar nominated film "Tango" by Carlos Saura and has recently choreographed and directed his own Tango production in Buenos Aires called "Tal Como es...Tango."
Together they have become a remarkable couple, both on stage and off. Their reputations as performers is well documented, but what has not been so well known outside of their home in Argentina, is that they are both absolutely incredible social dancers and true masters of improvisation. They both are also wonderful teachers that focus on fundamentals, exercises, technique, connection and musicality rather than sequences of choreography. Miriam and Hugo each started dancing before they were even six years old and have each trained extensively in classical as well as popular dance forms. This experience gives them a very diverse background and is part of the reason that they are such capable teachers. They also posses the ability to communicate their knowledge and experience to dancers of all levels. So whether you are new to Tango or are an advanced tanguero, you will see and feel a noticeable improvement from attending their classes.
Miriam and Hugo are wonderfully versatile dancers whose style doesn't lend itself to being easily labeled. They are not solely milonguero style, or tango nuevo, or fantasia. They dance and teach very elegant, classic Tango that is adaptable to any situation.
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