Carolina Zokalsky & Diego Di Falco
Carolina and Diego have achieved a place of prominence as one of the most critically acclaimed couples in the world of Argentine Tango.
After more than 7 years of experience as professional dancers, they joined the cast of the original Broadway production of FOREVER TANGO. At the age of 20 they became the youngest tango dancers in the history of American Musical Theater.
Their personal efforts contributed to the show's Broadway triumph in June 1997 and maintained this competitive position for over fourteen months. The couple was nominated for a Tony Award for "Best Choreography" and the artistic image of Diego Di Falco became the symbol of Forever Tango on Broadway. His image was showcased on all the major billboards, reviews and promotional materials.
Public Broadcasting‚Äôs well know production of TANGO MAGIC showcased this couple as principle choreographers and featured dancers. This program‚Äôs unique look at Argentine Tango also featured Pablo Ziegler and the Quintet for New Tango along with several of the top tango couples in the world. They also perform a version of the show at Carnegie Hall in 2000 and 2001, and brought it with rave reviews to the Umbria Jazz Festival in Orvieto, Italy in 2001.
Carolina and Diego have been promoting, performing and teaching tango throughout the world in over fifty cities. They are part of a today‚Äôs artistic community that has brought about the amazing renaissance of tango. Carolina and Diego are one of the very few tango couples who can produce, direct, perform, choreograph and teach comfortably anywhere in the world at all levels.
For over 5 years they have organized and directed one of the top tours in tango; The Buenos Aires Tango Experience. This unique event combines a skillfully constructed seminar along with tourist activities in Buenos Aires. They have taken the same skillful professional approach in organizing a successful tango festival in the United States; The New Jersey Tango Extravaganza.
In 2001, they produced their second instructional video series called titled One Step Further. This series has sold over 5000 copies to date
Diego started dancing at the age of four. This naturally gifted man was guided from a very early age by the great Tango Masters: Antonio Todaro, Pupi Castello, Miguel Balmaceda, Pepito Avellandeda and Juan Carlos Copes. Under their tutelage, and with his unique creativity, sensitivity, and tremendous dedication, Diego has become world famous as a master dancer, choreographer, and instructor of tango.
Carolina has a background in Spanish dance and Argentine Folklore. As a young girl, she received a scholarship from Juan Carlos Copes to perform with other young artists. She was also featured with Robert Duval in The National Geographic Society documentary TANGO! In 1991 she was invited to join the National Folkloric Ballet of Argentina and her tango career started soon after she met Diego in 1990. Carolina's artistry, elegance and grace has earned her international fame as a performer and instructor of the tango
With more than 18 years of professional experience this talented couple, continue to earn international acclaim for their elegant, and technically demanding performances, as well as their wide-ranging program of tango instruction.
Diego and Carolina transform feelings into movements . . .
The search without end . . .
With a unique and authentic style, this young couple elevates TANGO to an art form of infinite expression.