SATURDAY, JUNE 25 - MILONGA QILOMBO at the Ruba Club featuring ADAM HOOPENGARDNER. The night includes a match.com event, a pre-milonga class, and then great dancing until 2 am to music by the most energizing tango DJ in existence, Adam Hoopengardner. Not-to-be-missed! Details here.
Thanks to everyone who attended the 6th PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL TANGO FESTIVAL - May 19-22, 2016. Photos are here. Videos are available at this link (with more coming soon).
Thanks to our guest artist-in-residence, Carla Marano, for 2.5 awesome months! Carla's residency has come to an end, but we continue with great classes throughout the summer:
** The two classes on Monday nights will be taught by Andres Amarilla & Meredith Klein. Theme in the intermediate class: barridas and llevadas.
The advanced class on Wednesday nights will be taught by Hernan Robledo & Meredith Klein. Theme: Nine-week seminar in Salon-Style Tango.
** The two classes on Thursday nights will be taught by Hernan Robledo & Kristin Balmer.
** Full class schedule here.
TWO NEW BALLET SERIES WITH ALEXEI BOROVIK STARTING SATURDAY, JUNE 4: We will be offering two new 6-week ballet workshops with Alexei Borovik, starting on Saturday, June 4. Beginner Ballet (Noon to 1:15 pm) is for students with no previous ballet experience, or who want to study the basics from the very beginning. Continuing Ballet (10:30-11:45 am) is for student who have completed a beginner series, and want to pursue a more in-depth study of barre and center work. For more details and registration, please click here.
WEEKLY BEGINNER CLASS - The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School offers a drop-in beginner class, which takes place every Thursday from 7-8 pm. No experience is required and you may join any week. $10. More details here.
WHYY-TV's ARTICULATE WITH JIM COTTER - Episode on Argentine Tango - featuring interviews with Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne, Carolyn Merritt, and Meredith Klein, as well as footage from the 5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival. Watch it online now!
VIDEO: PHILADELPHIA TANGUEROS PERFORM TO WELCOME POPE FRANCIS TO PHILADELPHIA - Click here for videos and description.
FIRST DANCE PREPARATION: We can help you get ready to amaze your friends and family on your wedding day, even if you have never danced before in your life! Details (including videos) here.
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Interested in reading about tango? We HIGHLY RECOMMEND local author, dancer & anthropologist Carolyn Merritt's Tango Nuevo, published by the University Press of Florida. Copies are available at the school or at this amazon link. Also, click here for a review of the book in Dance Magazine.