Walter was trained by renowned Argentine tango masters (Juan Carlos Copes, Graciela Gonzalez, Rodolfo Dinzel), and also by salsa master teachers (Eddie Torres and Jimmy Anton).
He has appeared in Buenos Aires, New York and other major cities worldwide as a feature dancer in many tango productions.
In 2013, he founded Friends of Argentine Tango, a nonprofit organization. Since 2015, Walter Perez with Leonardo Sardella have been the organizers of the NY Queer Tango Weekend. 2022 will be its seventh year.
Mr. Perez was a grantee of LMCC Su Casa 2017-2022 and Creative Learning 2017 & 2020.
His latest TV and FILMS: Featured Film: “Isn’t It Romantic” (2018), Short film “Anniversary” (2018) Nueva York, CUNY TV (2018), Short Film: “El montaje”, (2021) New Yorker of the Week, NY1 TV (2021).
Latest performances: Male Tango (2018) HOLA awarded Oustanding Performance in Musical theater; Lincoln Center Midsummer Swing Festival (2018); Piazzolla Reunion Cumbre (2018);
Cosquin Rock (2019); Tango Diaries (2019); Argentine Embassy (2022).
Walter's Teaching Experience in USA: Sandra Cameron, Dance Manhattan, Stepping Out Studios, IATI Theater, Friends of Argentine Tango, Brooklyn Public Library department of Creative Aging, Lifetime Arts.