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Valeria Solomonoff is the co-choreographer of the Musical Evita presented at New York City Center and is a Research Associate at Partnering Lab at ArtLab, Harvard University. She has been honored for her work as choreographer and director of “Tango por Ellos” (ACE Award), “Tango Fever” and for “Doña Flor y Sus Dos Maridos” (both receiving HOLA Awards for her choreographies) and at Argentine dance festivals (twice best soloist). Her show “Tango Intimo” was nominated for several ACE awards. She choreographed the film “The Caller”, performed for the president of Argentina at Metropolitan Opera House and with Placido Domingo and the National Opera at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. Ms Solomonoff was Resident Fellow at Center for Ballet and The Arts, NYU, coached Broadway choreographers Graciela Daniele and Lorin Lataro and Tony award actor Frank Langella on tango scenes and was widely praised by the press for her groundbreaking work as founder, co-director and choreographer of TangoMujer, the first all women tango company worldwide.

Recognized by The New York Post as one of New York City’s top tango teachers, she is NYU Tisch, Musical Theater adjunct tango professor since 2011 and has taught Tango at Hunter College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College and in Tango festivals around the world.

I push forward the main legacy of tango (improvisation that emerges from connection) and apply it to theater and dance.

Connection is an endless loop in which the line between the roles (lead/follow) gets blurred

Valeria Solomonoff