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VALERIA SOLOMONOFF is an award-winning choreographer born in Argentina and based in New York. She choreographed for Broadway, theater plays, films, circus, and is the creator of her own shows.

 

Valeria is Resident Fellow at Center for Ballet and The Arts, NYU, is a Creator at CBA Toulmin Program with National Sawdust, and is Research Associate at Partnering Lab, Harvard University. She choreographed the film The Caller with Frank Langella and Elliott Gould and a recent re-staging of the musical hit Evita at New York City Center. She performed for the president of Argentina at Metropolitan Opera House of Lincoln Center and was a soloist next to Plácido Domingo and the National Opera at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. Valeria was founder and co-director of TangoMujer, the first all women tango company in the world and coached several Broadway choreographers for musical’s tango scenes.

 

Recognized by The New York Post as one of New York City’s top tango teachers, she is NYU Tisch, Musical Theater adjunct professor since 2010 and has taught Tango at Hunter College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College and in Tango festivals around the world.

 

Awards:

  • “Tango por Ellos” - ACE Best Choreography and Best Dancer Awards

  • “Tango Fever” - HOLA Best Choreography Award

  • “Doña Flor y Sus Dos Maridos” - HOLA Best Choreography Award

  • Argentine dance festivals - Twice Best Soloist Award

  • “Tango Intimo” - Nominated for several ACE Awards