Mauricio Borgarello is a dancer, organizer and choreographer from Montevideo, Uruguay.
He started dancing Tango in the year 1999 by the hand of teachers Sergio Rodríguez and Verónica Lagomarcino. A few months later he was taking more and more tango lessons, he started courses with Dancer Omar Correa and then with Esteban Cortez (Esteban and Evelyn), these are the teachers that shaped Mauricio´s first steps.
From the year 2002 on he begins a new stage in his professional education, studying the basics and the foundations of the dance with Esteban Cortez and Evelyn Rivera; and Martín Borteiro and Regina Chiapara. He also starts travelling regularly to Buenos Aires, where he takes lessons with, among others, Pablo and Dana, Mariano “Chicho” Frumboli, Mauricio Castro, Claudio Gonzales and Melina Brufman, Matias Facio and Kara Wenham, etc.
Mauricio´s training includes also contemporary dance classes with dancer Federica Folco, Yoga lessons with the teacher Virginia Arzuaga, and Jazz dance with Gustavo Perez.
In his career as a dancer we can highlight his participation in the “Primer Encuentro de Bailarines del Rio de la Plata” next to world famous couples like Esteban Cortez and Evelyn Rivera, Gastón Torelli and Mariela Samenthband, Matías Facio and Kara Wenham, Raúl Masciocchi and Karina Colmeiro.
He has also danced in the main stages of the city of Montevideo and he has appeared many times in different TV shows.
As a choreographer, his work was awarded in the last edition of the Carnival of Montevideo where, together with dancer Moira Daloia, they created the Stage Tango choreography of the winning group of the most important popular contest of the country.