Dance Ambassadors & Private tandas

Is this your first time at the Portland TangoFest? Are you a little bit shy and do not feel so comfortable looking into the eyes of strangers to get your first dance? More information in this post.


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Gaston Olguin

Gastón Olguín is a very talented teacher and tango dancer. Through his ballet training he was exposed to rigorous dance techniques which helped him develop his current method of  teaching tango.


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Tommy Smith
Boise, ID

Tommy has a passion for traditional tango music and DJing, and he believes understanding the mind of the social dancer is the key to great DJing.


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Felipe Martinez
San Francisco, CA

Felipe has been a tango DJ for more than 15years and he has played music at most important festivals and marathons in North America like Portland, San Francisco, Baltimore, Denver, Washington DC, Atlanta, Houston, Fort Bragg, Austin, Boulder as well as in many other communities like Providence, New York, Los Angeles, Montreal.


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Gabriel Sus
Portland, OR

Being deeply familiar with Tango history, music, orchestras, eras and singers, Gabriel is fanatical in his tanda construction for musical pieces that maintain consistency with each other in matters of style, tempo, articulation and whenever possible, singing.


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Avik Basu
Ann Arbor, MI

Avik began his tango journey in Ann Arbor in 2002 and has since become a highly sought after DJ, playing at many of the major tango events in North America.


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