Teaching, performing and choreographing
Argentine Tango since 1996
Christy is one of the founding members and choreographers of the all female tango company, Tango Con*Fusion created in 2004. Performance credits with the company include Leading Ladies of Tango at San Francisco’s Herbst Theater in 2007, Polly’s Ferman’s Glamour Tango in Chicago 2009, tour with Latin Grammy nominated band Tanghetto in 2011, numerous CITA (International Tango Congress) shows, Lady’s Tango shows with Johana Copes & Queer Tango Festivals in Buenos Aires.
Christy’s choreographic credits include Los Diablos Ganchos cruise ship show, Teatro ZinZannia’s Love, Chaos, and Dinner with Joan Baez, and Tango del Cielo featuring harpist Anna Maria Mendieta. Christy has also coached Cheryl Burke (of Dancing with the Stars fame) for her performance in iconic show Forever Tango, as well as the Smuin Ballet dancers for their production of Tango Palace.
Christy’s performance credits include NCLA’s Tango at Sea Cruises, TANGO X 3 at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts, The Elegant Era, The Latin Show at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, The 28th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival in 1997 & 2007, 49er’s Half Time Show, La Notte Canta with Pasquale Esposito at Guglielmo Winery, Tanghetto show at ND Ateneo Theatre, Buenos Aires, U.S. tours with Orquesta Victoria of Buenos Aires & MonTango and ongoing dinner shows since 2001 at Pena PachaMama Restaurant in San Francisco’s North Beach. Christy has partnered with United States based partners George Garcia, Darren Lees, Chelsea Eng, Debbie Goodwin, Count Glover, Daniel Peters, Eugene Theron and with internationally acclaimed dancers from Buenos Aires including Eduardo Saucedo, Facundo Posadas,, Daniel Lapadula, Marcos Questas and Pampa Cortes.
Christy is based in San Francisco where she teaches weekly classes at La Pista and Boot Camps at various locations around the Bay Area. Like Christy’s Facebook page or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.