Patricia and Matteo dance and teach together since 1998. They worked in several important Tango Festivals in Europe and in the United States. Since 2001 they have been dancing in the Show “Boulevard Tango” with the Orchester Ensemble Hyperion. They have also danced in shows with orchestras as Los Reyes del Tango and Color Tango. In Buenos Aires they performed in all well known Milongas.
In 2008 they took part as dancers in the Tango Opera “Y Borges cuenta que” by Bacalov. In 2009 they were main dance couple in the tango opera “Maria de Buenos Aires”. They are producers and choreographers of the shows: “Capitolo IX Tango” and “Alma de Tango”. Leaders of the stable tango school TANGO CLUB FIRENZE since 1999.
Since 2002 they organize the International Firenze Tango Festival.
Description of the couple of the Wuppertal Festival Programm
"Patricia & Matteo - Pure Elegance! They enrich the Tango Salon with innovative elements. There Workshops are of a very high level and and at the same time full of humour.. "
Extract of Interview in Farolito (Paris):
"Based in Italy, Matteo & Patricia represent the growing standards of excellence in European Tango. For them, tango is a culture that speaks to an internal human need. They share this culture in an atmosphere of friendship and warmth created through their good humor and charisma. Paris has already welcomed these rising stars on more than one occasion, and as their popularity grows, the City of Lights and Europe are certain to experience more of their great tango and charm...."
Extract of Oldenburger Festivalprogramm:
"Patricia & Matteo live and work in Florence since many years. One of their biggest shows in Germany was last year at the Festival in Wuppertal.
People were enthousistic of their show in which they astonished the spectatos by the extreme elegance.
In Italy they lead one of the most important tangoschools of Italy"
Description on website of the Organizer of Copenhagen Milonga
"... On one hand I attended the tango festival in Florence, 2004, where mainly steps were taught, on the other hand, the best musicality workshop I have ever had was with Patricia Hilliges and Matteo Panero from Florence, who have basically built up the scene in Tuscany's Capital. We were lucky enough to be able to invite the two for a weekend to the Copenhagen charity milonga "El Baile del Cielo". I also still want to mention that the pedagogic level of the teachers was undoubtedly excellent ..."