Leonardo Barri

Leo’s classes are postponed until July of 2020. Leo will be teaching every Thursday at 8:30, Friday at 8:00 and Sunday at 7:00 You can look forward to these classes in October. Tuition is $15 drop in or buy a class card of 10 classes for $100

Leonardo was born in 1982 in Cordoba, Argentine. He live in Buenos Aires from 2009. This year he made a tour around many cities from Argentine and Uruguay with the Tango Show “Entre Boleros y Tangos”, by Hernan Piquin (2018). Nowadays he is teaching tango for the Culture’s Secretary of APL (Legislative Staff Association) and Pepperdine University in Buenos Aires. Also is member of the Contemporary Dance Company “Castadiva”. Previously he worked dancing in many Dinner-Show of the well-known Tango Houses from Buenos Aires as “Esquina Homero Manzi” (2016-2017), “El Viejo Almacén” (2014-2015), “Gala Tango” (2011-2013) and “El Café de los Angelitos” (2010).  

Training: as Tango Dancer in “Espacio Nacional de Tango Argentino”, which is a national development tango program for advance tango dancers (2015). Especialization in Tango with many of the great masters of tango, such as Gabriel Angio and Natalia Games, Fabian Peralta, Graciela Gonzales, Francisco Forquera. Also training in classical dance with the masters Cristina Sánchez and Mónica Souto and in contemporary dance with the masters Andrés Baigorria and Mónica Fracchia. Training in Latin Rhythms in “Compañía Artística Sangre Latina” from Córdoba (2006- 2009).

Companies: Member of “Ballet Municipal de la Ciudad de Córdoba” (2008) and “Corporación Tango” (2014) and Tour around Brazil with the Tango Show “Uma Noite en Buenos Aires” by Manoel Poladian (2015). 

Workshops and exhibitions for: Tango´s studios from Toronto, Saskatoon and Winnipeg, Canada (2015-2017); the 10th edition of “Tangoblitz” for Studios and Milongas from Philippines and Singapore (2016); Tango´s Studios from Spain, Italy, Belgium and Germany (2015); and studio “Baila BH”, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2014).

Awards: Finalist in the “1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd World Championship of Tango Variation” in Buenos Aires (2015-2016-2017). Finalist in the Stage Tango category of IX and XII Tango Dance World Cup, held at the stadium “Luna Park” in Buenos Aires (2011 and 2014). Gold Medal in Stage Tango Couple in the XIV International Dance -Competition, “Danzamérica 2008” held in Villa Carlos Paz, Córdoba. 1st Place in the “1st National Championship Salsa & Choreography” held at the Resto Pub “Comadreja” in Córdoba (2003).