6th PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL TANGO FESTIVAL - May 19-22, 2016 - Featuring Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne, Alejandro Larenas & Marisol Morales, Marcelo Gutierrez & Ines Muzzopappa, and Andres Amarilla & Meredith Klein. Almost all festival activities take place at Neighborhood House (20 North American St., Philadelphia, PA 19106). Pre-registration has closed, but you can still pay for almost any workshop or milonga at the door. Details here.
MASTER TEACHER CARLA MARANO in residence at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School: April 4 - June 16.
Please click here to access our mini-site on Carla's residency and learn about her background, planned class topics, special workshops, and private lessons. Many of the great tango dancers of today have studied with Carla, and we are EXTREMELY EXCITED to have her here in Philadelphia for the first time!
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.
** Our next Two-Day Argentine Tango Beginner Intensive will take place during the 6th Philadelphia International Tango Festival (May 19-22).
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.