Claudia Sortino, of classical and modern training, was born as a dancer of modern dance in 1988 and was trained in the school of the Master and Choreographer Filippo Scuderi. In her early years, she also studied classical dance for the care and improvement of posture and movement. She continued her dance studies until 2010 and joined the ballet of Filider Balletto participating in shows and musicals organized and directed by the same master (1999 "The Girls with the Blues Eyes", Metropolitan Theater - - 2003 5th edition of "Insieme per ...", Politeama Garibaldi Theater - 2004 "All the Jazz", Teatro Al Massimo - 2005 Musical "Le stelle del Musical", Teatro Savio, directed by Marco Pupella and artistic direction by Filippo Scuderi - 2006 "Music", Politeama Garibaldi Theater; ...). In 2001 she met the Argentine Tango and decided to start a course of studies that led her several times to travel to take care of her education.
Her love for tango grows and her passion will lead her to deepen her knowledge in Buenos Aires, the mother of Tango. For four years consecutively she spent the summer months in Buenos Aires studying in particular the technique with the teacher Aurora Lubiz and the Master Angel Coria. In August 2009 she took the MASTER para MAESTROS de TANGO course, obtaining the title at the Escuela Argentina de TANGO in Buenos Aires on 26 August of the same year.
Her love for dance and tango, in particular, induces her, together with other art lovers, to create, on 20 January 2009, the association "Alterazioni Tango", with the aim of divulging and experiencing the culture of Argentina within our popular tradition through the instruments of Dance, Music, Figurative Art and Epistemological Historical Culture. Thanks to this association she has been able to realize different cultural events (June 2009 "Le vie del Tango from Sicily to Argentina" Cultural Seminar, organized at the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy of Palermo.) The seminar was attended by: Angel Coria, professor of National University Institute of Art (IUNA), Sergio Bonanzinga, professor of ethnomusicology, University of Palermo, Aurora Lubiz, professional dancer, teacher in the Escuela Argentina de Tango in Buenos Aires, Mari Salvato, accordionist and pianist, the Scarlatti String Quartet Palermo) that purely artistic from the point of view of the show and the festival in general ("STW_Sicilia Tango week" in Città del Mare in Terrasini, June 2009; "Tango da ... MARE in the island of Ustica", July 2010; "Lilibeo Tango festival I "In Marsala, February 2011," Lilibeo Tango festival II "in Marsala, February 2012," Lilibeo Tango festival III "in Marsala, May 2013," Lilibeo Tango festival IV "in Palermo and Marsala, April 2014; Alterations Tango Festival V e VI in Palermo, held at MAggio 2016 and February 2017).
These events allowed the fruition and exchange with the Italian-Argentine culture and art allowing the artistic comparison with professionals of the international tango scene such as Milena Plebs, Aurora Lubiz, Angel Coria, Geraldine Rojas and Ezequiele Paludi, Angela Tonianez, Milena Plebs and David Palo, Gustavo Rosa and Gisela Natoli, Gaspar Godoy and Carla Mazzolini, Ariel Manzanares and Antonella Saragò, Mariano Otero and Alejandra Heredia, and musicians such as Otros Aires, Sexteto Milonguero and Beltango.
Expert teacher, a specialist in science and mathematics, following her doctorate in mathematics science, achieved March 1, 2006 in the city of Bratislava, decides to start a research on the use of Tango dance for dissemination of scientific and mathematical concepts. In December 2011 she wrote a book, in collaboration with an expert and scholar of Neuroscience, on Tango Geometry: (Tango Math: a tango step between geometry and passion). The presentation of the book was made in several cities (Pordenone, Palermo, Marsala), in several professional, medical, scientific and artistic fields and was particularly appreciated in Canada with regard to some possible studies on the use of Tango in schools and in particular for the Tango Therapy of which the undersigned has followed specific courses with the Argentine psychologist Dr. Liliana Pfarherr.
Since September 2012 she has worked alongside the Maestro Angel Coria, thanks to which she has conducted artistic and cultural events in Italy and in particular in his beloved Sicily, Holland, Germany and Canada and in the city of Buenos Aires, in addition to being invited, together with Maestro Angel Coria, as an international guest for the spread of tango in the world, in a program, Il Tango nel Mondo, with an interview on the national international radio station, the 2X4, official radio of the Government of the autonomous city of Buenos Aires (Argentina).