Guillermina Guiroga and Mariano Diego Logiudice
Guillermina Guiroga had her first experience on stage when she was a child, dancing ballet at Teatro Argentino de La Plata. Later on, her first step on stage as a tango dancer was also in La Plata, at Teatro Coliseo. After winning the “Hugo del Carril” contest, she starred in the 1990 production of “Tango X 2” in Buenos Aires. Her debut as an actress came as the lead “Valentina” in the movie “Valentina’s Tango”- filmed in Hollywood – which she choreographed.
After performing in some of the biggest tango productions in the world, she directed, choreographed, and created her own production “Tango, Historias Breves” in 2003, which recently sold out in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. Her other choreographic work includes the tango fantasy for “Cassano Dancing”, the finale “Lo Que Vendra” for “Forever Tango”, to name a few. She teaches in Boston, Buenos Aires, Detroit, Miami, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Italy, Zurich, and San Pablo.
Mariano Diego Logiudice started studying Karate at the age of 7 and continued for many years. After winning many competitions, Tang Soo Do champion from 1998-1999, and being South American champion, he finally reached his goal of being World Champion in 1998 in Orlando, Florida.
He graduated as a national Professor of Physical Education and went on to teach at a high school along with judging Tang Soo Do competitions. During this time, he discovered the Argentine tango and started to study it intensely. He learned from some of the most prominent teachers in the tango world such as Raul Bravo, Jean Pablo Barbutti, Guillermlna Quiroga, to name a few.
He has given tango lessons in Tanzba, Buenos Aires, Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires, among other places. For the last 4 years, he’s been Guillermina Quiroga’s assistant in her classes and in choreography.