Thursday, 30 April 2009

Tete and Silvia in Paris

In case anyone within reach of Paris hasn't seen this...

Tete Rusconi and Silvia Ceriani, legendary teachers of the tango of the 'Golden Age' in Buenos Aires, will be teaching in Paris next month.

Thursday 14 May
Beginners, 19.30 to 21.00.
Intermediate and advanced: 21.00 to 22.30: how to differentiate vals from tango sequences, rhythm, movement around the dance floor. This workshop will begin with tango and then move on to vals.

Saturday 16 May
Beginners, 14 to 15.30: vals workshop.
All levels, 15.30 to 18.00. Supervised practica with Tete and Silvia. This will include teaching on floorcraft, as well as on dancing to different orchestras.

Sunday 17 May
Intermediate and advanced, 11.15 to 12.45. Changes of direction and turns in salon tango.
All levels, 12.45 to 14.15. Combining simple sequences, the importance of pauses.

Monday 18 May
Intermediate and advanced 19.30 to 21.00, continuation of vals. Combined sequences and turns in time to the music.
21.01 milonga, during which there will be a demonstration.

Speaking a bit of French will be helpful, but Silvia speaks excellent English, and language won't be a problem.
Contact Nathalie Clouet (who also speaks English) by email at or phone +33 01 40 18 09 18. Booking essential, from Tuesday 28 April onwards. All sessions €15 per person, except for the supervised practica, which is €8. Nathalie promises that if you are on your own you will be paired up. Further information here.

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