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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