Bio of Leonardo Barrionuevo

Bio of Leonardo Barrionuevo
Leonardo has trained in an exquisite Tango style with some of the best Milongueros of the night of Buenos Aires as well as in contemporary dance, jazz and partnering technique.

He has performed and/or choreographed in many tango shows in Argentina, Europe and Latin America. These includes: "Tango Sur", "Adios Pampa Mia," "Una Noche de Tango", "Tango Evolution" in Italy 2002, and "Che Tango" in the "Cafe Tortoni" in Buenos Aires Argentina, also featured with one of the most famous Tango orchestra of Argentina "Juan de Dios Filiberto."

In 2005 he toured with the show "Sabor a Tango" throughout Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela. Leonardo has achieved first place in many tango festivals throughout Argentina such as:

"Festival Patagonia y Tango" 2004 and "Festival Mayen Leufur" in Rio Negro Argentina among others. He has also starred in the show "Rojo Tango" at hotel "Faena" in the city of Buenos Aires.

In 2007, Leonardo joined the London/Broadway hit “FOREVER TANGO” and has been touring with the company for the past year at major cities of United States. He also performed in the Forever Tango film.

Mastery, intensity, passion and magic are now blended with Leonardo Barrionuevo and Miriam Larici dancing together since June 2008, and performing and teaching at major Tango Festivals and shows around the world. They were also featured in the Boston and New Orleans Tango Festivals and the opening night of “Tango rouge” in Seattle WA.

He recently joined the cast of the “Los Angeles de Tango" Festival and the stage production of TANGO ADAMOR.

Leonardo Barrionuevo and Miriam Larici are now the new Tango stars of the NBC Premier “Superstars of Dance.”