ORLANDO FARIAS, a native Argentinean, has danced Tango in South America and the United States sharing his talent and enthralling audiences. Orlando began his artistic career in the many tango dance shows of Buenos Aires, including La Ventana, Senor Tango, Rojo tango , Taconeando and Michelangelo.
He was part of international companies such as Tango Metropolis under the direction of Daniel Binelli, Tango Venus and Copes Tango directed by Juan Carlos Copes and Mariano Mores.
This young dancer has also directed and choreographed his own Tango show "Tango Elite," which was part of the Tango World Championship and is the producer of "Leaders Week Festival" in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Performer, teacher and choreographer, Orlando has has brought his unique view of tango to Canada, Europe, and Asia, among others.
"He is an amazing teacher, clear and generous, who I highly recommend. He is equally accomplished in new and traditional tango and has a fun way of dancing close embrace. He is also the director and producer of the newest and very popular festival of Buenos Aires--Leaders Week.I had the pleasure of dancing with him for Placido Domingo and the Washington Opera in 2009 and again at NYU Skirball in March, 2010"
Pictured here is Orlando and partner Erin Bolshakov, who will be joining him teaching workshops at Dance Manhattan in March 2013!
Click here to view Orlando and Erin performing at La Milonga Rosa NYC.