Diego CalarcoDiego Calarco was born in Buenos Aires. He started early to study tango as a young boy, and went on stage for the first time in 1989. Among his teachers we can mention: Juan Carlos Copes, who invited Diego to join his company “Escuela Integral del Tango Danza” (together with Geraldine Rojas, Andrea and Gabriel Missé, Johana Copes); Eduardo Aguimbau (with his assistants, at that time, Gustavo Naveira, Fabian Salas, Celia Blanco); and Antonio Todaro.
In 1991 Diego got the second place at First Tango National Festival in Buenos Aires.
In 1996 Diego worked at “La noche con amigos” TV program, and in 1997 he started teaching tango at “Escuela Superior de Danza and Luz y Fuerza” theatre in Buenos Aires.
In 2000 Diego moved to London and taught together with Carlos Gavito y Marcela Duran.
In 2002 Diego continued his professional career as maestro and artist director in Italy opening his “Escuela de Tango Argentino”. Over the last years, he taught to hundreds of students of all levels, while creating as choreographer and dancer several tango shows, like “Eternamente Tango”, “El Tango…La Historia” and “Piazzolla e il Tango Palermo-Buenos Aires”. He also danced at many relevant events and for musicians such as Giuseppe Milici and Mari Salvato.
Diego usually comes back to Buenos Aires every year for further tango study and new dynamics incorporation.
In 2005 he got the teaching master certificate in Canyengue from Luis Gordona and Mirta Sol.
Nowadays, Diego continues teaching all around the world including Sicily, London, Paris, Japan, Bulgary and Norway.