April 19-21, 2013
Pedro Arandia is a very interesting and gifted tango artist of today. A multitalented painter, sculptor, printmaker, passionate dancer and tango teacher, with a career spanning over 22 years, Pedro is uniquely placed to capture tango from a multifaceted perspective and brings the complete life and soul of his subject to his work. As a tango teacher he has toured many countries regularly including Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, the UK, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, Switzerland, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, the USA and Mexico.
As a tango maestro he is most sort after for his excellent dancing technique and teaching method.
This weekend will be all out about Milonga! Have you been sitting out the milonga tandas? Finding milonga challenging and difficult? Take this workshop and discover that milonga is easier then you think.
7:00pm-8:30pm: Foundations of the Milonga dance (technical and musical elements). Beginner (or all level)
1:00pm-2:30pm: Milonga lisa, simple and fun steps from the old masters. Intermediate
3:00pm-4:30pm: Milonga con traspie: playful excercises, technique & musical structures. Intermediate
8:00pm-Mid-night: Yo Soy La Milonga, DJ Jo Canalli, Performance by Pedro and partner
1:00pm-2:30pm: Camdombe y clave, tools to improvise, improve and enjoy Milonga. Intermediate and advanced
3:00pm-4:30pm: Vals con vaiven y traspie en giros. Intermediate and advanced
RegistrationFull Weekend: All 5 classes, milonguita and Yo Soy La Milonga -- $100 Single Class -- $25 ------- Milonguita -- $5 ------- Yo Soy La Milonga -- $10
LocationClasses & Milonguita: The Home Studio, 3305 N. Pebble Rapids Place, Tucson, AZ 85712 Yo Soy La Milonga: Sonoran Ballroom, 5536 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712 Location subject to change based on enrollment.
Pedro will be available for Private Lessons during the weekend and Monday and Tuesday at $80 per hour.