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Susana's choreographing skills have provided another exciting facet to her career. She tango-choreographed actors Zuleikha Robinson (Hidalgo, Rome) and John Vargas (Primary Colours) for X-Files spin-off The Lone Gunman. She also assisted in the choreography of The Latin Ambassadors, a group which performed Salsa and Cha Cha with famed Tito Puente at Massey Hall in Toronto. Susana directed and choreographed Cimarron, a Tango and Latin dance stage production for Vancouver's Roundhouse Performance Centre. As Co-director of Tango Vive in Toronto, she assisted in presenting 3 stage productions featuring 12 dancers and 6 musicians.

Susana choreographing Zuleikha Robinson and John Vargas
Susana tango-choreographing Zuleikha Robinson
and John Vargas in an episode of "The
Lone Gunmen" TV series
Susana gave her first Tango and Latin dance performance in Toronto in 1986. Soon after she began assisting in class instruction. By 1989, Susana was winner of the first ever Salsa Competition at Berlin Nightclub (now called Manhattan Fuel). After winning that competition, she went on to assist in organizing and promoting the club's following 8 competitions. That year Susana’s Tango dancing was featured at La Classique du Montreal, then ranked among the world's 3 most prestigious ballroom dance competitions. Thus began a dance career spanning the last 3 decades. Susana has performed at the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto), Ontario Place (Toronto) the Argentine Consulate in Toronto, Theatre St. Denis in Montreal, Palacio Latino in New York, Canada Day Celebrations at Ontario's Provincial Parliament, Toronto's yearly Hispanic Fiesta, Toronto Harbourfront Corporation's Tropicanada Show, and Apparel BC's Plaza of Nations Fashion Show.
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