Walter Perez began dancing tango in his hometown of Buenos Aires in 1993 and has dedicated his career to studying Argentine Tango. Walter has trained with renowned tango instructors such as Juan Carlos Copes, Graciela Gonzalez, Puppy Castello, Pepito Avellaneda, Efrain Ordonez, Jose Garofalo, Rodolfo Dinzel, Osvaldo Zotto, Lorena Ermocida and Claudio Gonzalez.

 

Walter has performed in Argentina both on stage and on television. He has toured Argentina and Uruguay with the show, "Tangou" (A. Pachano). In 2000, Walter moved to New York City where he was featured in a national commercial for Coldwell Banker. He performed with several companies including, "Let's Speak Tango," "All That Tango," & "Tango Flamenco Fusion" (Thalia Theater Productions), "Tango First Century" & "Spotlight Tango" (Romartis Productions).

 

He created in 2010, "manoAmano" a tango company with which he performed at the 20th Annual Gala of Latin Commisions on AIDS" (Ciipriani NYC), 6th Anniversary of "Cinermarosa" (Queens Museum) and "Bailando por una Causa" (Teatro del Barrio).

 

Walter Perez co-founded Malevaje with Leonardo Sardella in 2011. He also performed for the Mariella Franganillo Tango Company and appeared in "Tango Connections" in 2012 and in Recurdo Tango" in 2013.

 

In partnership with IATI (a nonprofit arts organization that promotes Latino heritage), in 2009, Walter successfully introduced free weekly tango lessons at the Central Brooklyn Public Library.

 

 

 
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