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Julio Balmaceda

Julio Balmaceda started his Tango career with his father, the well known master Miguel Balmaceda in 1988. He is considered one of the most important teachers around the world due to his unique style and pedagogy.

Currently, he travels the world to perform and to teach in the most important festivals and venues. In 1998 he performed in Broadway with “Forever Tango”, whose staff was nominated for the Tony Awards for the best choreography. He also performed at The Carnegie Hall, in a tribute to Astor Piazzolla together with Pablo Ziegler, Paquito de Rivera and Gary Burton. In 2008 he choreographed his own show “Corazon a Corazon” in Tarbes, France. During 2011, he performed and choreographed the musical “Tita, Una Vida en Tiempo de Tango” directed By Nacha Guevara in a prestigious theater of Buenos Aires and he was nominated by the ACE Award as the best choreographer of the musical. In 2013, he participated in the show “Tango Tranzas” in Sydney, Australia. He is also a judge member of the Mundial de Tango in Buenos Aires and Argentina since the beginning of it.

He left us on November 15th 2019 after a short and heavy illness. His family, friends, and countless students will always remember Julio!