Ney Melo is an internationally renowned Argentine Tango teacher known for his innovative teaching methods and passion for teaching. His tango instruction is sought out by beginning and advanced dancers, as well as other teachers and choreographers from all over the world.
In his pre-tango life, Ney worked for a Wall Street investment bank but, after September 11th, 2001, he left his career to pursue his tango dream in Buenos Aires. His story has been featured on Yahoo! News (Sep 2011), the NY Times (Sep 2011), and many other news publications.
Since 2004, Ney has travelled the world and taught Argentine Tango at festivals in Iceland, Australia, Finland, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia and Italy. Ney’s tango performances (which are always improvised) are some of the most searched and discussed on YouTube. He has been credited with “bringing excitement into the learning of tango”.
Not only a dancer, but an actor and a model as well, Ney has appeared as a tango dancer in the “Land of Dreams” America Tourism commercial that started airing in 2012. As a model, he has been photographed in 2019 ad campaigns for Google Home, Men’s Wearhouse, Happy Chef, and Hilton Hotels.