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Pittsburgh Tango Week 2018

May 10–13, 2018

Pittsburgh Tango Week is a weekend-long Argentine Tango festival featuring 3 days of workshops, 3 milongas, 6 amazing instructors and 4 DJs with a beautiful hardwood dance studio located near restaurants, bars and cafe in Pittsburgh PA. We hope to see you this May. 

Instructors:

  • Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales - Buenos Aires
  • Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenoni - Buenos Aires
  • Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha - New York, NY

DJs: 

  • Edmond Bardhi - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Angeles Chanaha - New York, NY
  • Ekaterina Klepikova - Buffalo, NY
  • Koichiro Suzuki - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Kristian Velazquez - New Haven, CT

Milongas & Workshops:

TECHNIQUE CLASS with Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales

Thursday, May 10th at 7:30-8:30 pm

Absolute Ballroom: 6617 Hamilton Ave.

Cost: $20 PAY at the Door

Friday

8:00-9:30pm Workshop 1 Masterclass 1
All levels Masterclass, 12 couples only
Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenon Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha
The embrace in relation to milonguero figures  
9:30pm-1:30am Milonga
DJs: Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha
Performance: Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenon

Saturday

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Workshop 2 Beginner Intensive 1
Intermediate Beginner
Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenon Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha
Technique for men and women. Elegance, cadence, posture, musicality: rhythm and melody. Vital elements for a social dance.  
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Workshop 3 Beginner Intensive 1
Advanced Beginner
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha
Ganchos: exploring possibilities  
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Workshop 4 Master Class 2
All Levels Masterclass, 12 couples only
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenon
Milonga playing with the musicality.  
9:00pm-2:00am Milonga
DJs: Edmond Bardhi
Performance: Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales

Sunday

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Workshop 5 Beginner Intensive 2
Intermediate Beginner
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha
Musicality and interpretation: Alterations to create new dynamics.  
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Workshop 6 Beginner Intensive 2
Advanced Beginner
Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenon Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha
The Art of leaning (apilarce). Leaned figures with great female adornments that enhance the connection, the pause and highlights the woman's participation  
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Workshop 7 Master Class 3
Intermediate Masterclass, 12 couples only
Oscar Casas & Jesica Arfenon Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
Waltz:Pencils with female glides  
8:00pm-12:00am Milonga
DJs: Ekaterina Klepikova
Performance: Kristian Velazquez & Angeles Chanaha

Passes:

FULL PASS: $220, seven workshops + three milongas

FULL PASS - MILONGAS ONLY: $50, three milongas

FULL PASS - WORKSHOPS ONLY: $180, seven workshops

MASTERCLASS PASS: $85, three MASTER CLASS workshops, partner required, 12 couples only

THREE WORKSHOP PASS: $85, three workshops of your choice

FIVE WORKSHOP PASS: $130, five workshops of your choice

BEGINNER INTENSIVE - SAT: $50

BEGINNER INTENSIVE - BOTH DAYS: $100

A la carte options also available. Single workshops $30 each. Payment for each workshop will need to be completed separately.

Register:

Workshop Pass
Role
Dancing Experience
Workshop Sessions (select all that apply)

to select more than one workshop, press control or command while clicking

If you would like to register by check, please send Checks Payable to:
Koichiro Suzuki
471 Allenby Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15218

We offer refund until 2 weeks prior to the event, afterwards, it's a full amount credit towards next year's Festival, if notified by April 26, 2018. 

Please contact us with any questions or concerns at koichiro@pghtango.com or on our Facebook page.