Santiago has been a part of the Buenos Aires professional tango scene for the past 20 years.
With a modern jazz and contemporary dance background, he studied tango with some of the world's finest masters including Pepito Avellaneda, Raul Bravo, Pupi Castello, Jorge Dispari, Norberto Guichandu, Nito and Elba and Carlos Perez.
Santiago toured the world with some of Argentina's most famous shows such as Tango Emoción (2004) directed by Mora Godoy, Tango x 2 (2005) directed by Miguel Angel Zotto, Fernández Fierro Orchestra (2003), Francisco Canaro Orchestra (2005), Los Reyes del Tango Orchestra (2008).
He also performed at the VIII International Festival Cultura Paiz in Guatemala (2004) and toured the UK with the ArtLATino company's tango show Romance d'Carnaval (2006).
Between 1997 and 2010, he worked in the most prestigious Theatrical Dinner-Shows in Buenos Aires, including Señor Tango, La Ventana, Michelangelo, Taconeando, Café Tortoni, Piazzolla Tango, Esquina Homero Manzi and Madero Tango.
He also performed in musicals such as Por las calles de Madrid (Teatro Astral, Buenos Aires) and Confesiones de Marilin (Centro Cultural San Martin, Buenos Aires).
He was a member of the contemporary dance company El escote directed by the renouned Argentinean choreographer Roxana Grinstein and performed in the modern jazz dance company Danza Hoy, directed by the great dancer and master Adolfo Colque.
He was featured in a few TV programmes including Canal 26 Los grandes valores del tango (2005), BBC's Strictly Come Dancing (2006), Por el Tango directed by Nolo Correa (2010).
In 2010 he was a judge in the World Tango Championships in Argentina.
Between April and July 2011, Santiago and Sandra toured the UK in the show "Midnight Tango" (with Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace, BBC's stars of Strictly Come Dancing, Produced by Arlene Phillips and Adam Spiegel)
Sandra is an Italian, professional tango dancer with extensive teaching experience in Argentina and in Europe.
With a gymnastic and ballet background, she devoted herself to the body conditioning for dance and the study of teaching techniques.
Sandra started her professional tango career in Buenos Aires at the beginning of the last decade, after having studied with some of the world’s finest dancers such as Lorena Ermocida, Gachi Fernandez, Alejandra Mantiñan, Milena Plebs, as well as Raul Bravo, Jorge Dispari, Nito and Elba, Carlos & Rosa Perez.
Throughout the years, she supplemented her tango dance training with courses in contemporary dance and modern jazz at the renouned Dance institute Gurquel-Lederer in Buenos Aires.
Between 2006 and 2009 she ran the SantangoEstudio (Tango school, rehearsal space and B&B) in the heart of the tango neighbourhood of Almagro, Buenos Aires.
Assistant Director (2008) of the prestigious Theatrical Dinner-Show Esquina Homero Manzi, directed by the famous tango dancer and choreographer Gachi Fernandez, she continued to perform at private events around Argentina.
She tours in Europe (Italy, France, Spain) with Santiago to teach and perform the most traditional style of tango salon, milonga traspié and vals, as well as the more acrobatic and spectacular stage tango.
Since 2011, Sandra and Santiago have lived in London.
They give regular lessons in Berkshire, Kent and Surrey, where they run well attended Milongas (social dances) every month.
They organize successful Tango Holidays in the UK and in Europe, as well in partnership with Club Free Spirit.
Guest dancers in the City of London Festival (2012 and 2013), they teach and perform in private events and Milongas in London and all over the UK.