Armando Orzuza y Nuria Martinez
Armando Orzuza born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has been seen as a dancer in the Broadway show of “Tango Passion” in New York and Miami, in the promotion of the album "Tango" by Julio Iglesias, as principal dancer in the movie “Assassination Tango” directed by Robert Duvall, in NYC at “Jazz at Lincoln Center” with Avantango, in the Opera “Y Borges Cuenta Que...” directed by Luis Bacalov, with Jon Secada in the Broadway-style show of “We” directed by Neil Goldberg, in “Tango Nuevo Cabaret” (Canada, Buenos Aires, USA) and the show “C’est Rouge” at the Faena Theater.
As dance consultant and choreographer, he worked in Alan Parker’s movie "Evita", and in the 2004 Madonna’s “Re-invention” touring show. He has self-produced “Tangoing” in the West Coast, “Tango, the Show” in USA and Japan, and coordinated and supervised the recording of the double CD album of “Quilombo” in Buenos Aires in 2016.
He has performed and taught the tango at Tango Festivals, public and private events, cultural organizations, embassies, consulates, schools, universities and theaters throughout Europe, Japan, South America and the United States.
Nuria Martinez was born in Spain. Her first training in Ballet was received at the Madrid’s National School of Ballet under the direction of Maya Plisetskaya. She then completed a Dance Diploma at the Laban Center in London and the Merce Cunningham Studio in NYC through various fellowships.
Her first international appearance was at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the production of “West Side Story”. In NYC, she performed as a modern dancer for the Dance on Camera Film Festival, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and the NY State Theater.
In 2004, Ms. Martínez became an apprentice for Jennifer Muller/The Works and a highlighted dancer of the Washington National Opera. She has appeared in theater as a dancer/actress in off-Broadway productions, the Midtown International Theater Festival, and at the Cherry Lane Theater, in NYC.
As a Tango dancer, she appeared at “Jazz at Lincoln Center” with Avantango, in the Opera “Y Borges Cuenta Que...” directed by Luis Bacalov in Italy, with Jon Secada in the Broadway-style show of “We” directed by Neil Goldberg, “Tango Nuevo Cabaret” (Canada, Buenos Aires, USA) and in the show “C’est Rouge” at the Faena Theater.
She has performed and taught the tango at Tango Festivals, public and private events, cultural organizations, schools, universities, and theaters throughout Europe and the United States.
Armando Orzuza & Nuria Martinez, Flor de Monserrat, Milonga R. Biagi
Tanguera, Nuria Martinez & Armando Orzuza
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