PITTSBURGH TANGO INTENSIVE WITH FEDERICO & SABRINA

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PITTSBURGH TANGO INTENSIVE WITH FEDERICO & SABRINA

Pittsburgh Tango Intensive with Federico & Sabrina

Federico & Sabrina dance together from 2012, and even when they are in the process of developing a new dance’ style, their outstanding quality at tango dancing has been required for exhibitions in practically all Milongas of Buenos Aires.
They also keep their activities as instructors in Buenos Aires and traveling all around the world.

Guest DJs: Muyou Li & Pavlo Bulanchuk from Penn State

Thursday, September 27 
Technique: 7:30-8:30pm :Individual Technique (all levels) $20
Guided Practica 8:30-10:30pm $5
Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Friday, September 28 
WS 1: 8-9:30pm: Abrazo, caminata, postura, eje. Llevar y seguir
Welcome Milonga : 9:30pm-1pm
Cover: $10 Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Saturday, September 29
WS-2 1-2:30pm : Milonga 
WS-3 2:30- 4:00 Giros, pivotes, equilibrio. Lápices y enrosques
Location: Pittsburgh Fencers' Club 
7501 Penn Ave Suite 7, Pittsburgh, PA 15208


Beginner Intensive 1-4pm by Chewy & Yulia 
Location: Pittsburgh Fencers' Club 
7501 Penn Ave Suite 7, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Fencers' Milonga 
9:00pm-1:00pm 
Cover: $15 Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Location: Pittsburgh Fencers' Club 
7501 Penn Ave Suite 7, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Sunday, September 30
WS-4 1-2:30 Sacadas y ganchos, lineales y en giro
WS-5 2:30-4:00 Barridas y boleos en abrazo cerrado
Location: Pittsburgh Fencers' Club 
7501 Penn Ave Suite 7, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Milonga de Connection 
7-11:00pm Milonga. Federico & Sabrina performance 
Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Cover: $15 Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Workshop Cost: 
1 class…$30
2 classes…$60
3 classes…$85
4 classes…$110
5 classes…$135
Beginner Intensive..... $40 (Students$30) 
EARLY BIRD: 10% off if paid/postmarked by September 10th.
TRAVELERS: 10% off if traveling 100+ miles
FULL TIME STUDENTS: $20 for workshops

*All milongas and Thursday technique and practica paid separately.

Private Lessons available. Please contact Yulia to schedule the lessons asap via email: zhukovay@gmail.com
Send Checks Payable to:
Koichiro Suzuki
471 Allenby Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15218

or Paypal: Koichiro Suzuki 
koichiro@pghtango.com 

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PGH Tango Labor Day Seminar September 2-3

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PGH Tango Labor Day Seminar September 2-3

PGH Tango Labor Day Seminar September 2-3
Alberto Ramos Cordero & Micaela Colleen Barrett 
Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha

Saturday, September 1st
Welcome Milonga
9pm-1am: Milonga $10 DJ:Chewy
Simple refreshments and snacks will be served.

Sunday, September 2nd
S-1: 1pm-2:30pm: Kristian & Angela
Topic: Enrosques
Join us to study and understand proper timing and execution of this awesome move for leaders and followers!

S-2: 2:30pm-4pm: Alberto & Micaela
Topic: Phrasing: Organizing the Dance
A “chamuyo” style exploration of the five elements every artist should hit to create a successful performance/tanda

Milonga de Connection
7pm-12am: Milonga $15
Simple refreshments and snacks will be served.

Monday, September 3rd
S-3 1pm-2:30pm: Alberto & Micaela
Topic: Off Axis Figures for Close Embrace
Playing with the axis is probably one of the larger dynamic shifts in the tango dancer’s repertoire. This class will help explore some interesting ways to play with the axis and body weight.

S-4 2:30pm-4pm: Kristian & Angela
Topic: Transforming Boleos in Sacadas
In this class we'll be showing how to lead and follow a neat, sharp, good looking Boleo and how to transform that movement into a Sacada

Afternoon Tea Milonga
4pm-7pm $10
Simple refreshments and snacks will be served.

Wightman Community Center (3F) 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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All Classes Move to Wightman

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All Classes Move to Wightman

Starting June 1, all Pgh Tango Connection classes are moving to Wightman Community Center in Squirrel Hill! We are also adding one more class to our schedule:

Thursdays:

Beginner 101
6:30-7:30PM

Technique Class (All Level)
7:30-8:30PM

Practica
7:30-10:30PM

Mondays:

Beginner 102
6:30-7:30PM

Intermediate
7:30-8:30PM

Advanced
8:30-9:30PM

All events take place at Wightman Community Center: 5604 Solway St., Pittsburgh PA 15217

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Afternoon Tea Milonga

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Afternoon Tea Milonga

Come dance with us causal afternoon tea milonga with some Japanese snacks and traditional green tea! (Of course there will be coffee and regular tea!)
*Kaveh Nikou will visiting from Huston!*

Saturday, February 3rd
2-6pm(Milonga ) 
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Cover: $10

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PGH TANGO WEEK March 17-19

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PGH TANGO WEEK March 17-19

PGH TANGO WEEK March 17-19

Guest Instractors: Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
Alberto Cordero & Micaela Barrett
Guest DJ: Edmond Bardhi (Ann Arbor) 
Ekaterina Klepikova (Buffalo) 
Wendy Hu (Toronto) 

FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH

Workshop 1:8:00pm-9:30pm
1. Musicality interpretation (Alejandro & Marisol)
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Welcome Milonga
Time: 9:30-1:30pm (Alberto & Michealla Perfomance)
Location Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206 Cover: $15 (Students $10) BYOB. Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
DJ: Ekaterina Klepikova (Buffalo)

SATURDAY, MARCH 18TH

12:45 Registrations
Track 1: Intensive Beginner 1-4pm ( Alberto & Michealla)

Track 2
Workshop 2: 1-2:30 pm (Alejandro & Marisol)
Working inside of the embrace, different qualities flexibility, contact and dynamics. (Int)

Workshop 3: 2:45-4:15pm (Alejandro & Marisol) 
Milonga musicality. (Int) 

Milonga Buenos Aires
Time: 9:30-1:30pm
Location Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206 Cover: $15 (Students $10) BYOB. Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
DJ: Edmond

SUNDAY, MARCH 19TH

Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
12:45pm Registration

Track 1: 
1-4pm Intensive Beginner (Alberto & Michealla)

Track:2
Workshop 4 1-2:30 pm (Alejandro & Marisol) 
Change of direction with Sacadas for men and women (Adv)

Workshop 5: 2:45-4:15pm
Exploring ganchos possibilities. (Adv)

*Workshop 4 & 5 gender-balanced intensive workshops for advance dancers only. The participents must sign up for workshop 3 & 4 togther. Contact Yulia for more info. 


MILONGA DE CONNECTION

Time: 7:00 pm-11:00pm
Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Cover: $10 Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Wendy Hu (Toronto) 

WORKSHOP COST: 


Track 1-two days Intensive beginner workshops $80 ($40 Saturday ONLY)

Track 2-$30 each workshop.
*All Workshops Pass...$140
*SUNDAY WORKSHOPS: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED WITH A PARTNER If you need help finding a partner, please let us know. 
EARLY BIRD: 10% off if paid/postmarked by March 13th.
TRAVELERS: 10% off if traveling 100+ miles
FULL TIME STUDENTS: $20 for workshops

Private Lessons available. Please contact Yulia to schedule the lessons asap via email: zhukovay@gmail.com
Send Checks Payable to:
Koichiro Suzuki
471 Allenby Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15218

or Paypal: Koichiro Suzuki
koichiro@pghtango.com 

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Tango Valentino

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Tango Valentino

Sunday, February 11th. Come learn Romantic Argentine Tango! Bring your Valentine or just yourself (no partner required) and meet new people. Experience tango the way it is danced in the milongas of Buenos Aires. This event will be Black tie Formal so come dress up fancy outfits! 

Admission includes Fundamentals of Argentine Tango for Absolute Beginners (1hour) and Entrance to Champagne Milonga (argentine social dance) light snacks, dessert and, of course, champagne. $15.00 per person

Sunday, Feburary 12th
7:00pm-8:00pm: Fundamentals Tango for Absolute Beginners
8:00 pm-11:00pm: Champagne Milonga (Social dance)

Where: Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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PGH TANGO WEEK

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PGH TANGO WEEK

PGH TANGO WEEK
Join us for Tango weekend in Pittsburgh! We invite Maestro Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morale from Buenos Aires. Alberto Cordero & Micaela Barrett from Cleveland. fun weekend of tango workshops, practica and 3 milongas!! 

You don't want to miss this weekend in Pittsburgh!

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MUZZOPAPPA RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH JAN 19-22 2017.

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MUZZOPAPPA RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH JAN 19-22 2017.

MUZZOPAPPA RETURNS TO PITTSBURGH JAN 19-22 2017. 

Join us for Ines Muzzopappa Intensive weekend in Pittsburgh. Tango Salon World Champion Ines Muzzopappa and her partner, Nico will be teching 6 workshops, technique class, and guided practica. In addtition, we have 3 guest DJs Alberto from Cleveland, Katya from Buffaro and Nico from Buenos Aires who will keep you dance all night! 

You don't want to miss this weekend in Pittsburgh! 

Thursday, January 19th

7:30-8:30pm Informal Practica

8:30-9:30pm Men's & Women's Technique. 
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
$20 (Full time students $10)

8:30-10:30pm Practica
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
Cover $5


Friday, January 20th  
8pm-9:30pm Workshop 1: From the floor to the embrace : Axis, weight, feet how to build the embrace. 
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
9:30-1:30pm Welcome Milonga with Performance by Ines & Nicolas
DJ: Alberto from Cleveland
Cover: $15 Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206

Saturday, January 21st
12:45 Registration
1-2:30 pm Workshop 2: Linear Movements: Walk w/changes in the dynamics. 
2:45 pm-4:15pm Workshop:3: Fast tango: bounces,double time, sharp movements. 
4:30-6 pm Workshop 4: Walking with Pivots and Ochos
Wilkins School Community Center 7604 Charleston Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Milonga Teutonia
9:00pm-1:00pm (Performance by Ines & Nicolas)
DJ: Katya from Buffalo NY
Cover: $15 Simple snacks will be provided. 
Teutonia Maennerchor Hall
857 Phineas St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

 

Sunday, January 22nd**

12:45pm Registration
1-2:30 pm Workshop 5**: Turns with Sacadas
2:45-4:15 pm Workshop 6**: Ganchos for men and women
*SUNDAY  WORKSHOPS: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED WITH A PARTNER
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Milonga de Conexión
Time: 7:00 pm-11:00pm
Wightman Community Center (3F) 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Cover: $10
DJ Nico

Workshop Cost
*Each Workshop…$30
*All Workshops Pass...$160
*SUNDAY  WORKSHOPS: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED WITH A PARTNER
If you need help finding a partner, please let us know. 

EARLY BIRD: 10% off if paid/postmarked by Jan 16th.
TRAVELERS: 10% off if traveling 100+ miles
FULL TIME STUDENTS: $20 for workshops or $120 for all workshops (No early Bird or Travelers discounts for students) 
*All milongas and Thursday technique and practica paid separately.

Private lessons available. Please contact Yulia to schedule the lessons via email: zhukovay@gmail.com

For those who are planning their travel to Pgh during the workshop weekend, please let us know if you need help with the housing. 

Send Checks Payable to:
Koichiro Suzuki
471 Allenby Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15218

or Paypal: Koichiro Suzuki
koichiro@pghtango.com 

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Milonga de Conexión with DJ George

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Milonga de Conexión with DJ George

Milonga de Conexión

This Sunday November 20th Milonga de Connection
Guest DJ: George Mangieri at Wightman Community Center

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm: Intro Tango Lesson
8:00 pm-11:00pm: Milonga (Social dance party) 
Where: Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Cover $10
Simple refreshments,snacks will be served.

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PGH Tango Memorial Weekend!

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PGH Tango Memorial Weekend!

PGH Tango Memorial Weekend! 

Guest Instractors: Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
Alberto Cordero & Micaela Barrett

DJ's: Ekaterina Klepikova (Buffaro) 
Wendy Hu (Toronto) 

PGH Tango Memorial Weekend
Thursday, May 26th
7:30-8:30pm
Tango Basic Technique and structures. (All Level) Alejandro & Marisol
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
$20 (Full time students $10)

Welcome Practica -Time: 8:30-10:30pm
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
Cover $5

Friday, May 27th
8:30pm-9:30pm Exploring the Embrace (All level) -Alberto & Michealla
$15 (Full time students $10)
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Milonga Blanco (White) 
Time: 9:30-1:30pm
Location Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206 Cover: $15 (Students $10) BYOB. Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
DJ: Chewy  

Saturday, May 28th 
12:45 Registrations
Track 1:
Intensive Beginner 1-4pm ( Alberto & Michealla)

Track 2
Workshop 1: 1-2:30 pm (Alejandro & Marisol)
Technique for men and woman: Different qualities in the movements, action and reaction to the leading.(Int)

Workshop 2: 2:45-4:15 (Alejandro & Marisol) 
How the sacadas has evolved in the time? Sacadas for men and woman in differents dynamics (Int) 

Milonga Rojo
Time: 9:30-1:30pm
Location Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206 Cover: $15 (Students $10) BYOB. Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
DJ: Katya

Sunday, May 29th
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
12:45pm Registration

Track 1: 
1-4pm Intensive Beginner (Alberto & Michealla)

Track:2
Workshop 3 &4: 1-4 pm (Alejandro & Marisol) 
Mixed Musicality: A different way to interpret the music between the men and woman. (Adv)

*Workshop 3 & 4 gender-balanced intensive workshops for advance dancers only. The participents must sign up for workshop 3 & 4 togther. No-walk in. pre-register only. Contact Yulia for more info. 

Milonga Azul (Blue) 
Time: 7:00 pm-11:00pm
Wightman Community Center 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Cover: $10 Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.
DJ: Wendy  

Workshop Cost: 
Track 1-two days Intensive beginner workshops $80 ($40 Saturday ONLY) 

Track 2-$30 each workshop.

EARLY BIRD: 10% off if paid/postmarked by May 23rd.
TRAVELERS: 10% off if traveling 100+ miles
FULL TIME STUDENTS: $20 for workshops

*All milongas and Thursday technique and practica paid separately. 
Private Lessons available. Please contact Yulia to schedule the lessons asap via email: zhukovay@gmail.com

Send Checks Payable to:
Koichiro Suzuki
471 Allenby Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15218
or Paypal: Koichiro Suzuki
koichiro@pghtango.com

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Veronica Novelli & Sergio Diaz workshop weekend in Pittsburgh

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Veronica Novelli & Sergio Diaz workshop weekend in Pittsburgh

Veronica Novelli and Sergio Diaz, dancers and choreographers, have distinguished themself professionally by both their tenacity and discipline as artists. Their performances have been featured in some of Buenos Aires’ most renowned tango shows including Madero Tango, La Ventana, Tango Rojo, and Esquina Homero Manzi, Festival de Tango Buenos Aires 2014, “No Bailaras” tango company, “Tempo Tango” Company, among several others.

Their choreographic experiences are exemplified by their work in the tango spectacular “Tango Balvanera” in Buenos Aires from 2005 until 2012 as assistants director and choreographer, in addition to Sergio has participated in the choreographic creation from the movie “Un Tango Mas” directed by German Kral in 2014 and in the Last Choreographic of “Otango Company “.

Their dance experience includes being casted in Mora Godoy’s tango musicales “Milonguera” y “Tango Emotion” and touring worldwide with the company “Tango Lovers,” which showed at prestigious theatres such as The National Center of Performing Arts in China, The International House of Music in Moscow, Russia, Broward center for the performing arts in Miami, Florida, and The Jackie Gleason in Miami, Florida, among others.

As Tango teachers, Veronica y Sergio focus have been the creation and investigation of new forms in how to convey the tango. They were part of the staff of maestros for the school of Mora Godoy from 2007 to 2013 and were in charge of the school’s curriculum from 2010 to 2013. Sergio was invited as one of the guest teachers to the CITA Tango Festival and the Buenos Aires Tango Festival. In 2014 he formed part of the official selected jury for the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2PZJWlUpzY

Thursday, Feb 25th
7:30-8:30pm Tango Basic Technique and structures. 

Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
$20 (Full time students $10)

Practica
Thursday, Feb 25th Welcome Practica
Time: 8:30-10:30pm
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
Cover $5

Friday, Feb 26th
Milonga Buenos Aires
Time: 9:30-1:30pm ( Veronica & Sergio perfromance) 
DJ: TBA
Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
Cover:$15 ( Full time students $10) 
Simple refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Saturday, Feb 27th
12:45 Registrations

Workshop 1: 1-2:30 pm
-The importance of the embrace in couple dancing/sequences of tango salon.

Workshop: 2: 2:45pm-4:15pm
-Smooth transitioning between rapid changes in rhythm

Absolute Ballroom 6617 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Sunday Feb 28th
12:45pm Registration

Workshop 5: 1-2:30 pm
-Fluidity in complex sequences of ganchos

Workshop 6: 2:45-4:15 pm
-Sacadas mixing rebounds and change of directions

Milonga de Conexión
Time: 8:00 pm-11:00pm
Wightman Community Center (3F) 5604 Solway Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Cover: $10

Workshop Cost
1 class…$25
2 classes…$45
3 classes…$70
4 classes…$85

EARLY BIRD: 10% off if paid/postmarked by Feb 22nd. 
TRAVELERS: 10% off if traveling 100+ miles
FULL TIME STUDENTS: $15 for workshops or $60 for all workshops (No early Bird or Travelers discounts for students) 

*All milongas and Thursday technique and practica paid separately.

Private Lessons available. Please contact Yulia to schedule the lessons via email: zhukovay@gmail.com

For those who are planning their travel to Pgh during the workshop weekend, please let us know if you need help with the housing. 

Send Checks Payable to:
Koichiro Suzuki
471 Allenby Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15218

or Paypal: Koichiro Suzuki
koichiro@pghtango.com

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