Biography

Originally from Cordoba - Argentina, Virginia took her first dance steps in her mother's gym at age five and later she studied classical ballet and artistic gymnastics. Her love of English led her to qualify as a translator of English at the Faculty of Languages in the Province of Cordoba.

 

She is a Jazz dance teacher, proficient in Latin rhythms, stretching, classical ballet and contemporary dance. As a Jazz dancer, she performed in Teatro Real "Desaprendiendo" and Teatro Ciudad de las Artes "El Grito sagrado" in the city of Cordoba, Argentina.

 

She moved to Buenos Aires in 2008 to study tango. She became immediately  a member of the famous DNI Dance Company and School directed by Dana Frígoli. Virginia worked there for seven years with her previous partner, Jonny Lambert. In 2015 Virginia started to dance with the well-known teacher and dancer Julio Balmaceda.

 

She has performed in the most prominent Milongas of Buenos Aires. Along with the DNI Dance Company, she performed in prestigious theaters such as Alvear, Maipo, Margarita Xirgu, Velma Cafe, ND Ateneo, Caff, Centro Cultural Konex and El Cubo.

 

She has participated in several international festivals such as the CITA ( Argentine Tango International Congress), Ciudanza Festival (Buenos Aires), Misterio Tango Festival (Buenos Aires), Tango en Punta ( Punta del Este), White Tango Festival ( Moscow), Nevskaya Milonga (St. Petersburg), Chicago Tango Week (USA), Toronto Festival ( Canada), DNI Week in Mantova (Italy), Tango Week in Castellabate (Italy), Fireworks on the Dance floor Festival (Ann Arbor, USA), Motorcity Tango Festival (Detroit, USA), 11th International Porto Tango Festival (Porto, Portugal), Tango in Paradise (Bali, Indonesia), Year - End Milonga (Singapore), TangoTurk (Istanbul, Turkey), Tango Lovers (Athens, Greece), Winter Festival Å (Sweden), Tarifa Tango Festival (Spain).

 

She is a judge member for Tango Championships in Europe.

 

In 2015, she created, along with Julio Balmaceda, the show "Tango, a Society of Two", shown in St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

Currently, she teaches Tango and performs in different cities of Europe, Canada, USA , Oceania and Asia. 

 

Along with Julio Balmaceda, they have created a unique style recognized for their interpretation of the music and their dynamic. They combine elegance with technique, elasticity with strength; the perfect ingredients for beautiful, passionate and talented tango.