Wednesday - April 11th - Performance at DanceSport's Weekly Tango Practice Party
Thursday, April 12th - Alicia & Claudio are available for private lessons
Friday, April 13th
5:30PM – 6:45PM
Argentine Tango Vals Workshop
1. Physical preparation to align the body and warm the joints, in order to develop the movements.
2. Work on the cadence, the dynamics and the musicality in simple combinations of steps to dance waltz. (Valsecito Criollo)
3. Improvisation exercises to apply musically.
7:00PM – 8:15PM
Argentine Tango Milonga Workshop
1. Physical preparation to align the body and warm the joints, in order to address the movements.
2. Work on the rhythm (tempo and syncopation), the dynamics and the musicality of the moves in simple combinations.
3. Combinations to exercise improvisation.
$35 for 1 Workshop
$60 for Both
8:30PM Empire Milonga Pre-Party Class
12AM Midnight Performance
$25 Milonga (Complimentary Class)
ALICIA ORLANDO & CLAUDIO BARNEIX
Members of the Argentinean National Tango Academy.
Soloist dancers from the Astor Piazzolla International Fondation.
Alicia Orlando is the choreographer from the Astor Piazzolla’s International Fondation. The National Tango Academy from Argentina named them as Official Representants of this institution in Turkey, regarding their knowledge, trajectory and art. They are supported by the Foreign Cultural Affaires from Argentina as a artists and teachers. They have been educated by international and Argentinean teachers in: Ballet, Modern Dance (Graham, Muller, Horton, Limon and Cunningham), Latin-American Popular Dances, Jazz, Modern Jazz, Yoga, Tai-chi and Tango Argentino. They also had formation in Theatre, Music, Artistic production, etc.
In 1987 they were invited as soloist dancers in the show “LOS MAXIMOS DEL TANGO " with the Orchestra of OSVALDO PUGLIESE and ROBERTO GOYENECHE, première at the "TEATRO OPERA", Bs. As.
From their beginnings, they have developed a tango full of romance and subtlety, wich marked their personal stamp
Integrated the Orchestras, as soloist dancers with :
OSVALDO REQUENA QUARTET, ORQUESTA JUAN DE DIOS FILIBERTO, COLORTANGO, SEXTETO-TANGO,
RAUL GARELLO SEXTET, CAMERATA PORTENA, MIGUEL CANTILO ROCK-TANGO GROUP,
QUINTETO FUNDACION ASTOR PIAZZOLLA etc.
In November 1989, they start, as special guests artist,
with the "ORQUESTA DEL TANGO DE BUENOS AIRES”, directed by masters CARLOS GARCIA and RAUL GARELLO, performing continuously until 1994, in Argentina and others countries.
Have broadcasted special programmers on tango for: TEl ( France ) TV3 ( Rome ) TV MUNICH (Germany ) TV MOSCU ( Russia) NAGOYA-TV ( Japan ) TV ZAGREV (Yugoslavia) RAI (Italy) ATV (Turkey).
They have also performed in very prestigious international festivals of arts, theatres and high class hotels in:
Cuba ´87, Zaire ´87, Chile ´90, Japan ´91, Turkey ´91, Uruguay ´91, New York ´93, Chile ´93, Cuba ´93, Panama ´94, Cuba ´94, Brazil ´95, New York ´96, Uruguay ´96, South Africa ´96, Guatemala ´97, Turkey ´97, New York ´97, Washington ´97, Aruba ´97, Mexico ´97, Panama ´98, New York ´98, Granada (Spain) '99, Zimbabwe '99, New York '99, Portugal '00, Zimbabwe '00, Finland '00, Colombia '00, Cuba '00, Zimbabwe '01, Miami '02, Turkey '02, Greece `03, Buenos Aires `04, Turkey `04,Greece 05, Spain 05, Guatemala 05, Turkey 05, Paraguay 06, Saudi Arabia 07, Emirates 07, Kuwait 07, Paris 07, Miami 08, Washington 08, Easton 08 & New York 08, Washington 09, Miami 09, Washington 10, Toronto 2013, Haiti, Barbados, Surinam y Guyana 2015, Tangos for eternity (Astor Piazzolla’s tribute) 2016, Sutil Tango 2017.
Desde 2009 a 2015, (7 seasons) CONCIERTOTANGO, Buenos Aires, Centro Cultural J.L. Borges.
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