Argentine Tango

with Jose Delgadillo & Helen Wang

Jose Delgadillo was born and raised in Argentina, where he was classically trained in Argentine Folklore and Argentine tango and has been dancing for more than 20 years since 1994. He grew up touring with dance companies performing argentine tango and folklore at numerous shows in South America countries such as Argentina, Chile, Mexico, etc. His background also includes Malambo, Zamba, Chacarera, Mambo on 2, Chacha. He has appeared on Dancing with the Stars. With his dance partner, Helen, Jose  has performed in famous shows such as “Rhythm and Passion”, Dance Fever, among others.  In 2015, he was invited to perform in Zaraspe Dance Troupe in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Symphony of Eugene, 

 

Helen Wang has a unique background grew up with training in dancing and classical music. She is Piano certified level 10, and plays electric and acoustic guitar. Her experience and talents with instruments give her a strong understanding of musicality. Helen graduated from the Ivy LeagueCornell University, with a degree in the arts and design. Since discovering Argentine Tango, she has been passionate and dedicated herself completely to tango. 

Jose and Helen are a tango couple who address the dance from an intimate relationship with the tango essence. They have dedicated themselves with passion and intensity in Argentine Tango. Intensity, sensuality, emotions, connection are all the things that they remind us why love to dance tango. They are a couple with such unique backgrounds and personailties that always brings surprises to the audience.  They have performed in famous shows such as “Rhythm and Passion”, Dance Fever, among others. In 2013, they won top awards of USA Tango Championship NYC “Stage” Tango. They were invited to perform and teach at the most prestigious milonga, La National, in New York City as well as other renowned milongas in New Jersey (Milonga Viviana), Long Island (Tango Lover), to name a few. 

Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, JP hard chamber band, Helen Wang and Jose Delgadillo

Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, JP hard chamber band, Helen Wang and Jose Delgadillo

In 2017, they were invited to San Antonio with JP Jofre Hard Chamber Band to showcase a night of Astor Piazzolla music and original pieces by JP at the landmark Majestic Theater. They were the guest performers in the theater piece G*D with TranscendanceGroup directed  by Gabriel Chajnik and Hector Zaraspe. They were invited to perform for Manhattango, Aztec TV in honor of the 100th celebration of La Cumparsita. In 2016, they performed at Lincoln Center in New York City with a one-of-a-kind fusion dance of tango, salsa and Chinese elements. Among the audience were senator Chuck Schumer and famous Chinese celebrity, Jin Xing.  Their show was featured by several major television stations including CCTV, TVB, SinovisionIn 2015, Jose and Helen were the special guest performers at the USA Chinese American Beauty Pageant Contest. They were also invited to showcase at milongas in Mendoza, Argentina where Jose's hometown was. Together, this rising couple brought their skills, passion and background in Ballet, Jazz, Salsa, Flamenco, and Folklore into the soulful Argentine Tango. They are currently working with the director, Hector Zaraspe, from the broadway show Tango Pasion