Valeria Solomonoff

After Dance Manhattan's closing at the end of November 2014, you will find Valeria teaching her popular Monday night Tango classes and new Tango Playground Practice at
YOU SHOULD BE DANCING...!! (412 8th Ave, 4th flr)
Call 212-244-0011 for information or to register - or sign up on line at

"Stage presence is innate: Either you have it or you don't. Valeria Solomonoff has it." Pamela Squires, The Washington Post, November 1, 2003.

"Argentine dancer Valeria Solomonoff, one of the city's best instructors." Hot Picks. New York Post, February 2nd, 2005

Argentine native Valeria Solomonoff is a Tango dancer, teacher and choreographer based in New York. Her exciting performance and choreographies have been extensibly praised by publications worldwide. She has performed with some of the world's leading tango dancers and has choreographed and appeared in films, Off Broadway productions and television. Valeria is an innovator firmly rooted in traditional Tango. Her awards include:

. HOLA Award for Outstanding Choreography in 2013 for "Tango Fever"
. Two ACE Awards for Best Choreography and Best Dancer 2010 for "Tango Por Ellos"
. Two ACE Nominations for Best Direction and Best Production 2009 for show "Tango Intimo"
. HOLA Award for Outstanding Choreography in 2008 for "Dona Flor y sus Dos Maridos"
. Best Choreography Award at Festival de Danza de Rosario, Argentina 1997 for "Mareados"
. Best Soloist Award at Bienal de la Creatividad Rosario Imagina, Argentina 1990 for "Espacio Vacio"

Valeria has shared the stage with Placido Domingo, performed for the president of Argentina and created, in collaboration with five other tango dancers, the world's first all women tango group: TangoMujer. Their shows re-imagined tango for the stage and inspired a generation of social tango dancers. In addition Ms. Solomonoff performed and choreographed for Washington State Department, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival in Lee, Mass., Town Hall, Skirball Center, Herbst Theater of San Francisco, the Tanzhaus in Dusseldorf and at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin.

Currently Valeria is Adjunct Professor at New York University, Tisch, Drama Department. Previous teaching engagements include Hunter College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and the Mark Morris Dance Center.


Valeria dances with one of her favorite partners, Mr. Angel Garcia.