NATALIA CRISTOFARO

Natalia is a young, professional dancer, choreographer, and actress born in Rosario, Argentina. Besides Tango, she has a background in other forms of dance (contemporary, classical, and modern), aerial acrobatics, circus, belly dance, and theater. She grew up in a family of artists was heavily influenced by theatre as a child.

Since 2007, she has participated in numerous festivals and shows in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, France, Spain, Italy and London as a dancer or choreographer. Some of the prominent festivals included the Festival Internacional de Tango in Medellín, Colombia (dancer); the fifth Festival of Performing Arts (as a choreographer and dancer); the first Encuentro Internacional de Danza de Punta del Diablo, Uruguay (dancer); the second 2nd «Manizales es tango» festival in Manizales, Colombia (dancer and jury member); VIII Encuentro Metropolitano de Tango de Rosario, Argentina (artistic director); besides tango seminars in several Italian cities (Rome, Salerno, Battipaglia, etc)
In 2011 and 2012, she created the dance theater piece «Illusiones Perdidas» together with the dancer, Martin Vincente, and presented it in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Argentina. She also performed at the Fashion Week Paris 2012 with the Argentine company Tango «Mark-2», and in the show «Conexion Piazzolla-Ferrer» as a part of the «y Mundial de Tango Festival Buenos Aires 2012». In 2013, she was declared by her hometown Rosario as honorary cultural ambassador of Argentina to the world.
She is presently based in Naples, Italy where teaches regular tango classes. Her students tuse the words warm, funny, and engaging to describe her as a teacher.