Special class by Maestro Diego Alvaro – 17/04/19

We promised a fantastic 2019 and we intend to deliver! In April, we present you the one and only Maestro Diego Alvaro, do not miss your chance to learn from one of the best teachers! 17 April 2019 from 7.45 pm at the Jacksman Community Centre, Letchworth. The Maestro will provide the music as well at our tea dance in April. See you there!

Class – 7.45 pm- 9.30 pm followed by dancing and music until 11pm. £12 including tea, coffee and cakes. Jackmans Community Centre, Ivel Court, Jackmans Estate, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 2NL

Special class by Milena Plebs – 20 March 19

Another SUPERSTAR at Letchworth Tango Academy: we are proud to announce a Special Class with Milena Plebs – 20 March 2019

This is an experience not to be missed!

Class starts at 7.45pm, £12 including tea, coffee and cakes followed by dancing and music until 11pm.

Letchworth, Herts, at Jackmans Community Centre, Ivel Court, Jackmans Estate, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 2NL

Milena Plebs, Tango choreographer performed as a dancer with the “Grupo de Danza Contemporánea del Teatro San Martín de Buenos Aires” (Contemporary Dance Group of the San Martín Theatre in Buenos Aires” (1980 -1986) and in “Tango Argentino” – by Claudio Segovia and Héctor Orezzoli- the show that rekindled the presence of tango worldwide (1986 – 1989).

Milena Plebs set up the “Tango x 2 Company” together with Miguel Zotto. They are both responsible for the creation, choreography, production and both star its shows:

Choreographies:

“Tango X 2” (1990)
“Perfumes de Tango” (1993)
“Una Noche de Tango” (1996)
María de Buenos Aires, for the Houston Grand Opera (1991)
“Romance de Barrio” show in Buenos Aires, (1999)
Choreographies for Concerts by Pablo Ziegler Stavanger, Norway, (2001)
Choreographies for the “Piazzolla Tango” Center in Buenos Aires, (2003)
”Sintonías” (2008) in the “I Festival Rojas Danza ”

Documentary Video “Milena baila el tango… con Ezequiel Farfaro”
About a creative process (2005) directed by Rodrigo Peiretti.

Last productions:
“Tramatango” Show/ ”Milena Tango Dance Theatre” (2009/2010).
A show featuring pure tango dance, launched at the Presidente Alvear Theatre in
Buenos Aires, with the artistic advice of Alejandro Cervera
“La voz de tus zapatos” (2011),
A choreography by Milena Plebs, inspired by the homonymous story of Alberto Ruy Sanchez.
Choreographed and performed by Milena Plebs and David Palo, directed by Alejandro Cervera
Milena has been distinguished with the following awards:
“María Ruanova ’91”, highest award to Argentine dance.
“Trinidad Guevara ’94”, won for the choreography in Perfumes de Tango.
“Premio Gino Tanni” (1998), prize to Italian dance.

Milena wrote at “El Tangauta” La revista del Tango (The Tango
Magazine). She is interested in researching about the evolution of
tango dancing, and she shares this information in her videos,
articles and lectures.

Milena Plebs is Honor Academic in the National Tango Academy of
Argentina. Teaches classes and seminars in Argentina and many
countries of the world.

Tango Matiné with DJ Clive Harrison 31/03/19

Tango Matiné in Letchworth from 2pm until 6pm with guest DJ Clive Harrison.
 
An afternoon of mainly golden age tango music – however we have a few surprise tandas to delight you-, lovely dancers and a variety of yummy sandwiches and cakes!
 
Tea, coffee and cakes provided. Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks available from the bar in the venue.
 
Free parking at the venue`s car park

Milonga dates 2019

Come and tango with us in 2019, too. We look forward to seeing you on the dance floor!

Milonga dates in 2019:

January – 27/01/2019
February – 24/02/2019
March – 31/03/2019
April – 28/04/2019
May – NO MILONGA
June – 30/06/2019
July – 28/07/2019
August – NO MILONGA
September – 29/09/2019
October – 27/10/2019
November- 24/11/2019
December – 15/12/2019