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Patricio Touceda & Eva Lucero

Tango Dancers

Tango Dancers - Patricio Touceda and Eva Lucero - Photo by Tracy Martin, Mark & Tracy Photography


Eva Lucero & Patricio Touceda were born in Argentina. Eva started her carrier as a ballet dancer and studied modern dance at Teatro San Martin arts school in Buenos Aires. She discovered tango later in her 20s and fell in love with it. Patricio instead, has his roots in Argentinian folk dance and tango since he was 10 years old. He learned directly from some of the most renown tango maestros and milongueros. Perhaps, it is this explosive combination of energy, personalities and ballet and tango styles that make their dance so unique and such a good match for symphonic concerts.

The Seattle Times said about their last presentation at Benaroya Hall:

"...Adding to the fun was the contribution of a remarkably attractive pair of tango dancers, Eva Lucero and Patricio Touceda, who realized the latter’s choreography with a grace and intensity that rendered this probably the sexiest performance so far witnessed in Benaroya Hall..."

Symphonic tango is among their favorite repertoire. They believe the mystic – the grandeur of the sounds and complexity of the arrangements – elevate tango to a place that gives them the freedom to dance it like nothing else.

Eva Lucero & Patricio Touceda have a great reputation as tango instructors. They have taught in Argentina and traveled many times around the world to teach special workshops to students of all levels. They currently teach In the Seattle area, and have continued to promote and grow Argentine Tango for the last 19 years.

Photo Credit: Tracy Martin, Mark & Tracy Photography

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