Originally from Rosario, Argentina, Valeria Solomonoff has firm roots in the practice and philosophy of Tango. She was the founder and co-director of the groundbreaking company TangoMujer, the first all-female tango ensemble in the world. Valeria focuses her inquiry into relations of power, collaboration, and dynamics of gender, with an aesthetic that highlights non-traditional stories. She has been honored for her work as choreographer and director, including an ACE Award for “Tango por Ellos”, two HOLA awards for “Tango Fever” and for “Doña Flor y Sus Dos Maridos”, Best Soloist at Rosario Biannel (Argentina), and several ACE award nominations for her show “Tango Intimo”. Most recently, Valeria choreographed for the hit musical Evita at New York City Center and for the feature-length film “The Caller”. She has been Resident Fellow at the Center for Ballet and The Arts, and is currently faculty at NYU Tisch.