Fausto y Stephanie
Bio & Details
FAUSTO AND STEPHANIE are professional dancers, teachers and DJs of Argentine Tango.
FAUSTO CARPINO (Syracuse, Sicily) he had his first encounter with dance
at the age of six, for twelve years he has studied, practiced and participated in many Ballroom dance competitions, regional and national, who have seen him always among the first places.
At the age of sixteen, thanks to his sister Barbara (also dancer) and his partner Claudio, who had recently discovered argentine tango, Fausto had his first contact with this dance, remaining fascinated. After many years of Ballroom training, his learning was very fast and shortly after Barbara, Claudio and Fausto decided to open the first school of Argentine tango in Syracuse, Paladanze. Since then, Fausto became one of the main teachers of Paladanze for several years. Since 2004 he teaches and continues to develop his dance at full time. Besides being a successfull tango dancer, Fausto is also a well-known tango DJ, but lately, because of lack of time, he does not practise this activity very often. From 2008 onwards he was Djing in important festivals, marathons and milongas in Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Canada and Argentina.
From 2006 to 2012 he was a member of the organization of the Syracuse International Tango Festival.
At the end of 2006 he meets Veronica Toumanova with whom he collaborated and made a dancing couple from 2007 to 2011. Later, for a short period, he collaborated with Anna Solakius and Maria Filali.
Since July 2011 he’s in a fix dancing couple with Stephanie Fesneau.
STEPHANIE FESNEAU (Paris, France) dance and theater were always present in her life since she was a child. At the age of sixteen she discovers tango, thanks to a friend of her’s, and from that moment on, tango has been always more and more present in her life, until it became it’s essential part.
In a short time she starts to teach in one of the most successful schools in Warsaw, Zlota Milonga, where she taught until 2009, before returning to
Paris, place of birth, where she taught in one of the oldest schools and milongas of the city, Le Chantier. Afterwards, in 2011 she moved to Florence, where she taught for two years at the ‘Pablo’ school.
In her short but intense tango career, she collaborated with several dancers in various schools in Warsaw, Paris and Florence.
Since July 2011 she’s in a fix dancing couple with Fausto Carpino.
THE COUPLE Fausto and Stephanie, are a dance couple since July 2011. After an intense period of preparation, they begin to participate in various tango events as teachers. So far they have taught in more than 27 different countries and 80 cities.
Their lessons are focused on how to propose oneself to the partner in a confortable way within the embrace, based on logic and natural movements.
They believe that connection, musicality and technique are the keys to fully appreciate the beauty of tango.
Gianpiero y Lorena
Bio & Details
Gianpiero was only 12 when his father (engineer, martial art teacher and tango lover) involved him in a free project for youngster to approach tango.
He fell in love with tango during his first trip to Buenos Aires when he was only 15 and since then he’s been studying with all the major Maestros.
Becomes a teacher the following year and starts performing in Italy and abroad at 18, realising that he wanted to dedicate his life to tango.
Since then he had the chance to travel around and perform with lots of great dancers as Mila Vigdorova, Corina Herrera, Cesira Miceli, Nadia Hronidu and others. Last but not the least, with Maria Filali, with whom he created a flourishing dialogue and a refined lasting project, which has been internationally acclaimed.
Tango and his pedagogy are strictly connected to his studies of music, engineering and bio-mechanic as “a simple and efficient technique, based on natural laws and aware listening, as the key to free the real and intimate spirit of tango”. During more than a decade, he has been developing a thorough didactic and intriguing training method. Moreover, in order to deepen his research, he also graduated in Motor and Sports Activities and Psychomotor Education Science with a dissertation on Functional Training Method for Tango; and in 2019 he became trainer or Gyrotonic method.
Lorena has been studying dance and ballet since she was five years old, and at 17 she met Tango thanks to Gianpiero Galdi. She got immediately passionate about the didactic and the care that are dedicated to the delicate psyche of the amateurs of this complex art. Under Gianpiero’s guide, she undertook her professional path. Meanwhile, she enrolled in a Bachelor Degree in Motor and Sports Activities and Psychomotor Education Science at University of Salerno, in order to deepen her knowledge about motor control and learning, body awareness and pedagogy. In 2015 she begins studying, teaching, performing and traveling in partnership with Giovanni Cocomero, with whom she collaborated in many projects led by Gianpiero as: Gtango School, the cradle of Tango in Salerno; High School Tangotherapy Project, in high dropout rate schools, teaching teenagers values of social relationships through Tango; Tango at University of Salerno, for getting youngsters acquainted into Tango; Tangere company, the group within they train, research, work, teach and perform. In fact, Tangere Company created its latest show “Cammino Ascolto Tango”. In 2019 she became trainer of Gyrokinesis method.
In 2018, Gianpiero and Lorena begin their partnership, working everyday on the flow of tango connection, based on their deep mutual understanding, as people, friends and dancers. They are moved by the research on the analysis of an always more precise and effective didactic method, later just called the Method, and his procedures, with the aim of providing the expressive Art of Tango of a sharp, accurate but also meaningful, deep and truthful tool of communication.