Alberto Colombo

Alberto Colombo’s long-standing tango career dates back to 1993 when he discovered tango while studying dance theatre with Silvia Vladimivsky. During one of his many trips to Buenos Aires, the first being as early as 1996, he was invited by Gustavo Naveira, Fabian Salas and Mariano “Chicho” Frumboli to form a group which aimed to investigate new ways of improvising inside tango.


During those years he met Teresa Cuña who had a pivotal role in improving his dance; together they performed in different countries in Europe. Afterwards he worked with Moira Castellano, Cecilia Gonzalez and Claudia Jakobsen.


In 1994 he opened up the first milonga in Milano. The milonga called “Bellezza” is still running after almost 20 years and its dance floor has seen the best dancers performing and the best DJs playing music; it’s a place full of history and stories where many generations of new tangueros have grown up.


Since 1999 to 2003 he had performed with the French company Quart’Zarts: their show Valser toured the most important venues in Europe. From 2001 to 2009 he partnered with Alessandra Rizzotti with whom he performed in festivals and theaters, establishing himself as one of the leading tango teacher and performer in Italy.


In 2009 he started his artist partnership with Mariela Sametband. During the four following years he has performed, together with Mariela, in the most important international festivals, in Buenos Aires and worlwide.


He regularly travels back to Buenos Aires where he dances, performs and studies and also teaching. 20 years spent in festivals and milongas worldwide, always studying, teaching, dancing, meeting and performing with the top artists of this wonderful dance have established him as one of the most respected and older teacher in the European tango scene .


From the beginning of 2014 he has started to dance with one of the most important and professional dancer , Celine Ruiz. They can use their long experience and knowledge to perform and teaching all around the world with a high quality