FERNANDA GHI FOUNDER + HEAD INSTRUCTOR
Fernanda Ghi is a true legend in the world of Tango. Celebrated for her elegant style, unique interpretation, creative choreography and powerful command of the stage, she has toured internationally for over two decades.
Ghi performed in countless shows and exhibitions, and became the World Argentine Tango Champion in 1999. Ghi and and her partner were the first non-Asians ever invited to perform at the Imperial Theater in Tokyo and were the feature dancers on the PBS special ‘Tango Magic’ with Pablo Ziegler and the Orpheus Orchestra.
Ghi has performed in concert with several Symphony Orchestras (New Mexico, Long Beach, Costa Mesa) and was commissioned the creation of a tango ballet for the Tulsa Ballet Dance Company
In 2017 and 2018, Ghi served as a judge at the ‘Tango Mundial,’ the World Competition for Argentine Tango. Ghi’s new performance company creates a fusion between Argentine Tango and other art forms, such a theater, visual arts, opera and other styles of dance.
MIA DALGLISH EXECTUTIVE DIRECTOR + INSTRUCTOR
Mia Dalglish has spent her career in both the performing and visual arts worlds. Dalglish was an instructor and manager at Artango Dance School for 7 years. Dalglish is now the Executive Director for the Fernanda Ghi Dance Company and an Instructor at the Fernanda Ghi Dance School. She is also an Artistic Director at Hybridmotion Dance Theater Company, which she co-founded with her husband, Jun Kuribayashi (Former Pilobolus Artistic Associate).
Since 2010, Dalglish has served as Photographic Curator for Pictura, a renowned fine art gallery that specializes in contemporary photography. She is a portfolio reviewer for national and international photography conferences and and serves as a judge for international photography competitions.
Dalglish's unusual combination of movement and visual arts expertise result in unique offering of skills and perspectives.