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“Sandra Antognazzi’s strikingly quiet, powerful presence made each stretched calligraphic pose count...” The New York Times

Sandra Antognazzi was born and raised in Argentina. Her professional career spans over two decades in performance, choreography and teaching. She holds a BA in Dance from SUNY Empire State College, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Sandra is a passionate and dedicated dance teacher. Mrs. Antognazzi is Adjunct Faculty at the School for Contemporary Arts at Ramapo College since 2002, teaching Modern Dance and Tango. She has been Dance Faculty at BCCollege from 2001-2011. Sandra has taught at You Should Be Dancing in New York, Teatro el Globo, Universidad de Tucumán, Asociación Arte y Cultura, Center for Modern Dance Education, and Park Performing Arts Center, among others.

A fascination with her native tango grew into a full time passion. Sandra studied with young and old tango masters, all of whom inspired her in many different ways. Mrs. Antognazzi has partnered with some of Argentina’s leading Tango dancers. Sandra’s most recent tango credits include performing, directing and/or choreographing for Pablo Aslan’s Avantango, Todo Tango with the Arturo O'Farrill Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Tango & Tango with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Leonardo Suarez Paz’ Cuartetango, Ensemble Romulo Larrea's Tangos de Gardel a Piazzolla in venues such as Town Hall, Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall, Queens Theater in the Park Summer Festival, Spanish Repertory Theater.


In 2000 Mrs. Antognazzi created FUSION TANGO, a company that fuses tango with modern dance. Since then the company has toured in the US and performed at many different venues and festivals, featuring some of Argentine Tango’s most celebrated dancers and musicians.

In Argentina Sandra performed with celebrated choreographer Ana Maria Stekelman, Director of Tangokinesis. She was awarded First Prize at "Concurso de Ballet y Danza" and received a Special Award from the Jury for Best Soloist. In New York Sandra was a principal dancer with the Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company, Mary Anthony Dance Theater and Errol Grimes Dance Group. Upon arriving in New York Sandra had a scholarship to study with renown Jennifer Muller/The Works.

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