#PHILLYTANGOFEST: We're trying to raise $10,000 to bring the ACES OF RHYTHM to the 2018 Philly Tango Fest (May 25-28, 2018)! Please consider helping us build our best festival yet! Complete details here.
NEW YEAR'S EVE MILONGA: This year, we're celebrating New Year's in our own studio with a super-fun event, featuring DJ Kristian Velazquez and a pre-milonga workshop (beginners welcome!) with Angeles Chanaha & Kristian Velazquez. Champagne toast at midnight. Beer/wine free all night long. More info & registration.
INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL INTENSIVES: 3 workshops in the winter of 2017/2018. Select Sundays 2-4 pm. Take one or all three! No partner required!
WORKSHOP 2 - January 14. Close Encounters of Many Kinds: A Primer in Close-Embrace Tango. Taught by Barbara Kountouzi & Kristin Balmer
WORKSHOP 3 - February 4. "It's in the Cards!" – An improvisation Intensive for Intermediate-Level Dancers. Taught by Kristin Balmer & Barbara Kountouzi
More info & registration.
NEXT TWO-DAY BEGINNER INTENSIVE: Saturday & Sunday, January 6 & 7. The perfect way to start 2018 is by learning tango! More details & registration here.
HATHA FLOW YOGA with Carolyn Merritt is back! Sundays, 11-12:30. More info here.
TANGO BARRE - Semi-Private technique class, limited to 4 participants. Each participant uses her own barre. Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15 pm. $25 or use your class card. Reserve your space now.
2017 Philly Tango Fest (June 1-4, 2017):
IN THE NEW YORK TIMES - Alastair Macaulay, the Dance Critic of the New York Times, attended the Philadelphia International Tango Festival, and gave it a beautifully positive review. Check it out here.
FESTIVAL SURVEY - If you attended our 2017 festival, please take a moment to fill out the post-festival survey.
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.
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.
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.
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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.