Norberto Esbrez is an Argentinian tango dancer, choreographer, and teacher.
Innovative dancer and teacher of tango nuevo. He is known as El Pulpo or octopus for his fluid and intricate leg moves. Esbrez created and named several tango movements including: ocho loco, sentada girada, elevador, or el elastico. He explored the concept of trap sacadas (sacadas con agarre) and enganches into innovative variations.
He worked for theaters and show-places in Buenos Aires, such as: Teatro San Martin, Teatro Astral, Teatro Opera, Cafe Tortoni, El Viejo Almacen, La Ventana, Casablanca. He taught in Brazil as a member of the Academia Argentina de Tango. One of Esbrez's partners was Luiza Paes - they were part of the International Congress of Argentine Tango in Buenos Aires.
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