Biography/Curriculum Hugo & Celina
Celina Rotundo and Hugo Patyn are Argentine Tango dancers, masters, and choreographers
who dazzle the world, both on stage and in every class or workshop they teach.
They possess an especially particular connection and style, making them first class dancers
with an extensive dance background. They have danced in diverse places of the world,
presenting challenging, intense and sensual choreographies with history.
As instructors, they have initiated and inspired hundreds of students around the world
With a career of more than 20 years, they have danced, choreographed and directed several
“TANGO AND FIRE”, “TANGO BUENOS AIRES”, “EMPORIO TANGO”,
“CABARET TANGO”, “TANGO JOVEN”, “SUPER TANGO”, “EVOLUTION TANGO”,
“FOREVER TANGO”, “RISAS Y TANGO”, “FOLLIES BERGERE”, “ALMA DE TANGO”,
“TANGO ESPIRITU III”, “PASION DE TANGO”, “EL CORAZON DEL TANGO”, “TANGO
DREAMS”, “FUSION TANGO”, “I TANGO”, “BIEN ARGENTINO”, “MILONGUERA”,
which have been presented in different places of the world such as the United States, Canada,
Greece, Taiwan, Israel, Japan, Peru, Spain, Italy , Bermuda, Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and
Portugal, among others.
Hugo and Celina are fantastic instructors of Argentine Tango. They teach classes and intensive
seminars in different places of Argentina and the world. Some of which have been: CITA 2010,
MYSTERY TANGO, TANGO FESTIVAL OF MAR DEL PLATA, TANGO FESTIVAL IN
MALAGA, etc …
They have traveled on their annual tours in different cities helping initiate new communities and
collaborating in the evolution of Argentine Tango.
Together they run their school in Argentina, in which they teach social and stage tango to
children from 5 years old, up to adults, as well as differently-abled people. They also give
monthly body training seminars and host a largely attended milonga there.
Both have had extensive artistic training from an early age in Ballet, Argentine Folklore, Music,
Flamenco and Figure Skating.
When Tango finally entered their lives, they had the influence of great mentors such as Osvaldo
Zotto, Gloria & Eduardo Arquimbau, Nito & Elba and Pedro Monteleones, among others.
They lead an Argentine Tango Company that has participated in grand events in several places
around the globe, receiving the best ratings after each presentation. With its own character and
of an incomparable aesthetic, the Company recreates fantastic scenes and moments of the
Argentine Tango. With fantastic costumes and unique skills, they embody musicality, and
choreographies that cause the audience to fall in love with each presentation.
Their Company has appeared in various shows in the world such as;
2009, 10 EMPORIO TANGO – MEXICO & ARGENTINA
2010 MORA GODOY TANGO SHOW – CHINA
2011, 12, 13 CABARET TANGO – ARGENTINA
2011 EVOLUTION TANGO – USA
2012 EVOLUTION TANGO – USA & GUATEMALA
2012, 13 1ST. TANGO ARGENTINE CAMPANA FESTIVAL – ARGENTINA
2013 BLACK AND WHITE BALL – DALLAS USA
2013 FROM PARIS TO BUENOS AIRES – ARGENTINA
2013 ENTRE BORGES & PIAZZOLLA – ARGENTINA
2013 CARLOS GARDEL 79 YEARS OLD – ARGENTINA
2014 TWIST SHOW – OK USA
2014 2D. TANGO ARGENTINE CAMPANA FESTIVAL – ARGENTINA
2014, 15, 16 PROVINCIAL FESTIVAL OF TANGO ZARATE – ARGENTINA
2014, 16 TEACHERS OF THE TANGO – ARGENTINA
2015 TANGO JOVEN – ARGENTINA
2015 FESTIVAL NACIONAL DE MUSICA POPULAR BARADERO – ARGENTINA
2016 SHADES OF TANGO DALLAS – USA
2016 TANGO MALAGA FESTIVAL – SPAIN
2016 WE ARE TANGO – ARGENTINA
2017 GRICEL, STORIES OF A LOVE – ARGENTINA
2017 CARLOS GARDEL, THE OTHER HISTORY – ARGENTINA