Gallery: 2017 Guest of Honor
2017 Guest of Honor: Johana Copes (Buenos Aires)
Her Tango Dance began when she was 14 in 1993. She is the daughter of The Century Dancer Tango Argentino Mr. Juan Carlos Copes. Today She is recognized as one of the most prestigious dancers, choreographers and organizer of the Tango Dance World.
Participate in incredible musical around the world: Brodway in New York, Miami, California, Texas ,Tokyo , Germany, Italy, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Holland, France, United Arab Emirates, among others, such as, Tango Magic y Seduction, The best of Dance, Tango Argentino in Broadway in 1999, 2000, Copes Tango Copes and others.
In 1997 she had a teacher and dancer role in Carlos Saura's film, "Tango", nominated for an Oscar. Was featured in a video of Leon Gieco "Tango Wings" and was the representative of Argentina in the advertising of Olympics Vancouver-Canada 2010.
In the year 1999-2000 was part of the prestigious show "Tango Argentino" which presented a season on Broadway, NY.
She was the master and dancer in special meetings for: Lizza Minelli , George Bush Father, Jenifer Lopez, Cindy Lauper, Roger Waters and other important stars!
She was a juror for the world tango championship in Buenos Aires and in some places around the world. In 2012 and 2013 she was in charge of juror's City Championship Global Pre-World Tango performed every year in the city of Buenos Aires, and has been organized the Opening of the 2009 Tango World Championship.
In 2012 and 2013 was the curator of the World Tango Championship jury and since 2012 organizes programs of lessons, shows and various events related to the Dance Tango Festival and World Tango Championship of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
She is the director and producer of the festival "Let's Dance Tango" held in Buenos Aires since 2005 and is the creator of the first Tango Technique Festival for follower roles "Lady` s Tango Festival "organized and produced since 2007 and in 2012 has performed in London.
She was one of the choreographer of "Copes Tango Copes"; in 2002 did the choreographies of "A Todo Tango" in the Metropolitan Theatre in BsAs. In 2004 she created her first tango company "Arrabaleros" and in 2006 created her actual company "Sello de Tango... Copes".
She was the assistant choreographier of " Conventillo de la Paloma" in 2010 ,2011 ,2013 and 2014 in the National Cervantes Theatre. In 2011 she was the director and choreographer in a special show in Tango Porteño. This year she did Lady's Tango Show in "La Usina Del Arte" and with her Company "Sello de Tango" she went to many cities in Brazil with a big show.
She's now the first dancer in a famous Tango House in Buenos Aires, Argentina-- "Tango Porteño".