Gaston Olguin Biography

Gaston Olguin Bio

Gaston started dancing very young. He trained and performed in classical ballet before he got interested in other dance disciplines like Argentine folklore and tango. He studied at the Instituto Universitario Nacional de Arte –IUNA.

He performed in a number of shows and was part of “The Ballet Neoclasico of Buenos Aires” and collaborated in works like “Rock and Tango” at the Metropolitan Theater with choreography by Guido de Benedetti (former director of the Ballet of the Teatro Colon). Later he got more involved in Tango and started touring Europe with his tango partner Nuria Hortiguera.

His teaching career blossomed and more opportunities to perform appeared in Buenos Aires. Between 2008 and late 2010 he performed regularly in three of the most popular and traditional Tango houses: “Sabor a Tango”, “La Cumparsita” and “South Bar”. Where he also taught and gave tango seminars before each show.
In 2010 he was part of the Queer Tango Festival in Buenos Aires, where he performed and taught with Diego Gonzalez and other great masters with whom he shares the first steps of this festival that today is the most important Queer Tango in the world.

From February 2011 until the end of 2014 he danced professionally at the prestigious dinner show “Madero Tango” with the direction of Nicolas Cobos and Paola Jan Jan. where after every show he taught the first steps of Tango Argentino to the tourists that where attending the show each night.
He is now touring regularly the world teaching tango with different tango partners. He regularly teaches Queer tango in Buenos Aires and is part of the group of dancers that assist Luciana Valle in her Tango intensivo in Buenos Aires.