Rocio Murguia & Martin Acosta

Rocio Murguia hails from Argentina. She started ballet dancing at five years of age and later attended a flamenco school. At the age of 18, she studied vocals, theatre, and dance in Buenos Aires, specialising in Tango Argentino. Murguia relocated to Vienna at 23 years of age and obtained an artist visa. She subsequently launched her own dance studio »Ayres de Tango« in 2011. In 2012 and 2013, the classical ballet dancer was invited to perform the opening show of the »Life Ball« with the Vienna State Ballet. With »Dancing – The Body Language of the World« she staged her first own show as a dancer and choreographer in Vienna’s »Theater Akzent” in 2013. Murguia is currently furthering her training as a choreographer in ballet, tango, flamenco, and salsa.

Martin Acosta, who was also born in Argentina, comes from a family with a long tradition in Tango Argentino. He received his training at the CETBA Universidad del Tango in his hometown Buenos Aires. During his studies, he took part in the Tango World Championship and was among the finalists in the »Tango de Salon« category. Acosta was a member of several professional dance companies and appeared in music videos that were, for example, broadcasted on MTV. In 2011, he won the first prize at the »Show Dance Open« in Andalusia. He has also performed at various events and festivals, including the South London Festival and the Tango Amadeus Festival in Vienna.