HOBOKEN TANGO LAB
“Sandra Antognazzi’s strikingly quiet, powerful presence made each stretched calligraphic pose count...”- The New York Times
Sandra Antognazzi was born and raised in Argentina. Her professional career spans over two decades in performance, choreography and teaching.
Sandra is a passionate and dedicated dance teacher and has been most recently featured in an article on the Ramapo News. She has been teaching dance since 1990.
A fascination with her native tango grew into a full time passion. Sandra studied with young and old tango masters, all of whom inspired her in many different ways.
Mrs. Antognazzi has partnered with some of Argentina’s leading Tango dancers. Sandra’s most recent tango credits include performing, directing and/or choreographing for Pablo Aslan’s Avantango, Todo Tango with the Arturo O'Farrill Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Tango & Tango with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Leonardo Suarez Paz’ Cuartetango, Ensemble Romulo Larrea's Tangos de Gardel a Piazzolla in venues such as Town Hall, Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall, Queens Theater in the Park Summer Festival, Spanish Repertory Theater.
Sandra is Adjunct Faculty at the School for Contemporary Arts at Ramapo College since 2002, teaching Modern Dance and Tango. She has been Dance Faculty at BCCollege from 2001 -2011, has taught at You Should Be Dancing in New York, at Teatro el Globo, Universidad de Tucumán, Asociación Arte y Cultura, Center for Modern Dance Education, Park Performing Arts Center.
In 2000 Mrs. Antognazzi created FUSION TANGO, a company that fuses tango with modern dance. Since then the company has toured in the US and performed at many different venues and festivals, featuring some of Argentine Tango’s most celebrated dancers and musicians.
In Argentina Sandra performed with celebrated choreographer Ana Maria Stekelman, Director of Tangokinesis. She was awarded First Prize at "Concurso de Ballet y Danza" and received a Special Award from the Jury for Best Soloist. In New York Sandra was a principal dancer with the Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company, Mary Anthony Dance Theater and Errol Grimes Dance Group. Upon arriving in New York Sandra had a scholarship to study with renown Jennifer Muller/The Works.
Sandra holds a BA in Dance from SUNY Empire State College, where she graduated summa cum laude.