Red Carpet Tango Festival

MAESTROS

Carlos Barrionuevo & Mayté ValdéS

Carlos Barrionuevo

Was born the 26th of May of 1982 in Santa Cruz Argentina.

He began to dance tango when he was 12 years old and developed his technique by studying the great masters of tango. He was invited to perform with Ricardo "Chiqui" Pereyra, Enrique Dumas, Raul Lavie, Maria Grana, Guillermo Fernandez and Mariano Mores. In April of 2005 he won the championship of the Patagonia Tango Festival in San Carlos Bariloche. Carlos has Performed in many different Tango shows such as, "Tango Emotion" "Tango Historias Breves", "Sabor a Tango", "Tango Odisea", and " Tangorama" among others. Traveling throughout Italy, Russia, Chile, Turkey, Israel, Uruguay,Canada, United States and Mexico. In September 2006 Carlos was assistant choreographer of the "Teatro Argentino de la Plata" for the show "Tangomanon" . In Buenos Aires January 2007 Carlos began performing with Mayte Valdes together in prestigious Tango houses such as "El Viejo Almacen", " El cafe Tortonni" and" Chiquin Tango".

In December 2007 He formed part of the cast of " Forever Tango" performing at the Teatro Coliseo Podesta in La Plata Argentina for the release of the companies New DVD. He has also performed with Grammy award-winning pianist Pablo Ziegler. In 2008 he choreographed and performed for the "Teatro Zinzanni and Snoqualmie Casino. In September 2009 Joined the company "Tangueros del Sur" performing at the New York city center in NYC with the show "Romper el piso". ,2010 Vail international dance festival, 2011 Jacobs pillow dance festival and 2012 Israel dance festival.

Carlos is staring as one of the lead characters in "Niña Del Tango" a short film directed by Jason Eberly that will premier in 2013.


Mayté Valdés

Mayte is highly trained in diverse dance techniques such as Classical ballet, modern jazz and tango.

She began dancing when she was 6 years old. At a very early age she performed with the company " Miami City ballet". "The Nutcracker" Touring throughout Florida USA. She continued her studies in Buenos Aires Argentina at the "Teatro Colon" and with various ballet masters.

Mayte was trained in Argentine Tango by the greatest tango masters in Buenos Aires.

She has performed in many tango shows "Chiquilin Tango", "Tango en el Maipo" "Tango historias breves" and "Tanguera", the musical" among others. In 2004 she toured with the company "Tango Pasion" throughout Spain, Sweden, Russia and Germany.

With the company Tango Buenos Aires she traveled the United States, and has also traveled Mexico, Egypt and Asia , Turkey and Israel sharing her talent and passion for tango. In Buenos Aires January 2007 Mayte began performing with Carlos Barrionuevo in prestigious Tango houses such as "El Viejo Almacen", " El cafe Tortonni" and Chiquin.

In December 2007 They formed part of the cast of company "Forever Tango" performing at the “Teatro Coliseo Podesta” in La Plata Argentina for the release of the companies New DVD.

In 2008 they choreographed and performed for the "Teatro Zinzanni and Snoqualmie Casino. She has performed with Grammy award winning pianist Pablo Zigler.

In September 2009 She joined the company "Tangueros del Sur" Romper el Piso performing at the New York city center in NYC with the show, Vail international dance festival" "Jacobs Pillow dance festival" and Israel Dance festival. Mayte is staring as one of the lead characters in "Niña Del Tango" a short film directed by Jason Eberly that will premier in Los Angeles and New york in 2013.