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Raphael Passaquay & Danae Zevgadina

Raphael Passaquay was born in France at 1984 and started dancing at the age of 9. He first met with tango when he was 14 and three years later he left France to follow it near big maestros. Buenos Aires had been his home for more than 12 years, where he studied with Maestros like Osvaldo Zotto, Miguel Angel Zotto, Javier Rodriguez and Geraldine Rojas, Roberto Herrera, Alejandra Mantinian y Gustavo Russo, Cristian Marquez y Virginia Gomez, Julio Balmaceda, Pedro Monteleone, Pupi Castello and many more. At 2004 he came 3rd at the Argentine Tango Championship (category tango Salon). At the same time he was performing at milongas such as “El Salon Canning”, at shows such as Che Tango, Café Tortoni, Piazzolla Tango, Sabor a Tango, La Boca, La Ventana etc. He has been dancing and giving lesson ever since to Torino, Milan, Rome, Buenos Aires, Paris, Tunisia, C hile, and now Greece, with his new partner Danae Zevgadina

Danae Zevgadina was born in 1985 and started dancing at the age of 5. At an early age she studied classical ballet contemporary and musical jazz with teachers as Helena Topalidou, Mihalis Kaminaris, Daniel Lommel, Chet Walkerκ.α. At 2008 she is accepted in Greek National School for Professional Dancers where she stays for the first year. She creates her own dancing team which activates for 3 years in commercial jazz Rn B music videos (MTV) flashmobs, TV shows etc. At the same time since 2007 she has been creating choreographies and dancing workshops for significant Corporate Event Agency of Athens.

Αs a dancer she finds her place in tango. She began by studying and teaching in the tango school Baile del Barrio with the teacher Kostas Nikolaidis, dancing in theaters (Pallas theater, Epidavros, MIhalis Kakogiannis, Olvio, Kalouta etc) and shows (el Galpon, Malvazia etc). She studied with teachers like Miguel Angel Zotto, Daiana Guspero, Sebastian Misse Andrea Reyero, Geraldine Rojas Ezequiel Paludi, Gabriel Misse Analia Canturion, Alejandra Mantinian, Natalia Hills, Lorena Ermocida, Leandro Oliver Leila Rezkt etc. In 2016 she dances with Alessandro Parascandolo, teacher in Zotto Tango Academy in Italy and Greece. Recently she met with tango dancer Raphael Passaquay and soon after their tango was unified. This year they start their own tango school in Athens.





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