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Pittsburgh Tango Week 2019

March 21–24, 2019

Pittsburgh Tango Week is a weekend-long Argentine Tango festival featuring 4 days of workshops, 4 milongas, 5 amazing instructors and 4 DJs with a beautiful studio located near restaurants, bars and cafes in Pittsburgh PA. We hope to see you this March. 

Instructors:

  • Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales - Argentina

  • Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia - Argentina

  • Gaby Mataloni - Argentina

Milongas & Workshops:

Thursday, March 21: Wightman Community School, 5604 Solway St, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, Studio 306.

Friday-Sunday, March 22-24: All workshops and Milongas will take place at Pittsburgh Fencers' Club, 7501 Penn Ave Suite 7, Pittsburgh, PA 15208.

Thursday

6:30-8:00pm Workshop 1
All levels
Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia
Sacadas. Simple combinations for the dance floor.
8:00-9:00pm Discussion Session
All levels
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia
Gaby Mataloni
Evolution of Tango Dance (Q&A Session)
9:00pm-12:00am Milonga 1
DJs: Chris Gebhardt
Performance: Group Performance

Friday

6:30-8:00pm Masterclass 1
Masterclass, couples only
Gaby Mataloni
The Parallel and cross system to play with changes of direction
8:00-9:30pm Workshop 2
Beginner
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
"Complexity on the simple" : How to bring quality in our dance.
9:30pm-1:30am or later Milonga 2
DJs: Muyou Li
Performance: Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia

Saturday

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Workshop 3 Beginner Intensive 1
Intermediate Beginner
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales Gaby Mataloni
Evolution of the different types of Boleos and dynamics.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Workshop 4
Advanced
Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia
Extreme sacadas for both roles.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Workshop 5 Master Class 2
Intermediate Masterclass, couples only
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia
Vals. Musicality. Giros and enrosques. Centrifugal energy. When and how.
9:00pm-2:00am or later Milonga 3
DJs: Edmond Bardhi
Performance: Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales

Sunday

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Workshop 6 Beginner Intensive 2
Intermediate Beginner
Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia Gaby Mataloni
Milonga. Rhythm and musicality.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Workshop 7
Advanced
Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
Sacadas or Ganchos: "Playing with the angles"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Workshop 8 Master Class 3
Intermediate Masterclass, couples only
Marcos Pereira & Florencia Borgnia Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales
Sharing the axis. Circular movements. Origin of colgadas and volcadas. How the out of axis works in different movements.
8:00pm-12:00am Milonga 4
DJs: Battle of the DJs!
Performance: Gaby Mataloni

Passes:

FULL PASS: $250, eight workshops + four milongas

FULL PASS - MILONGAS ONLY: $70, four milongas

FULL PASS - WORKSHOPS ONLY: $200, eight workshops

MASTERCLASS PASS: $85, three MASTER CLASS workshops, partner required.

THURSDAY DISCUSSION SESSION: $10 (FREE WITH THE MILONGA PASS/THURSDAY MILONGA)

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.

We offer student discount $20 per workshop. The student must be enrolled as inthe Full Time Undergraduate or Graduate Program (PhD does not apply) and must present their Student ID during the registration.

Milongas:

THURSDAY MILONGA: $15 ($10 F/T Students)

FRIDAY MILONGA: $25 ($15 F/T Students)

SATURDAY MILONGA: $25 ($15 F/T Students)

SUNDAY MILONGA: $20 ($10 F/T Students)

Register:

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 March 7, 2019. 

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

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