Carlos Duarte de Chey (see bio below) needs no introductions to Viva Tango Inc. patrons. We are delighted to have him @ Viva. Do not miss. Also the weather forecast for tomorrow 7 PM is 41 F and then you are safe with the warmth of SPC, our tango and our chef’s hot pasta with Del Destino sauce. Thursday, March 27th, Carlos will teach:
8-8:45 PM All level class, Argentine Tango fundamentals (beginners are welcome) embrace, walking, cadencia, balance, lead and follow. This is a great class for the new, as well as fundamentals strengthening and warm up for all tangueros.
8:45–9:30 Intermediate/Advance class; complicated steps in small space.
9:30–11:30 Practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary. Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. $15.
Carlos Duarte de Chey
Argentine Tango Dancer, Choreographer and Master Teacher from Buenos Aires.
Born and raised in Villa Urquiza, Buenos Aires, Carlos’ lifetime relationship with tango culture, music and dance began early. His parents took him to the milongas in Villa Urquiza as a child.
Carlos started going to the milongas as an amateur dancer, learning from the milongueros and Master Teachers. He started teaching across the USA and Europe more than 20 years ago (NYC, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, L.A., Maine, Hawaii, Montreal, Barcelona,Amsterdam,Rome and other cities), and as well in Buenos Aires.
Carlos has dedicated students from every corner of the world, currently, he is teaching group and private classes in NYC at “Escuela de Tango in NY and in Buenos Aires at Escuela Argentina de Tango,local milongas and privates group classes.
Carlos was the creator and organizer of La Milonga de Gardel, one of the biggest milongas in the U.S., also he was the main Tango teacher at SCDS in NYC, now he is creating the milonga “Noche Porteña” in Manhattan. Carlos has performed at Lincoln Center and the American Ballroom Theater in NYC, as well as in Washington DC, Philly, Hawaii,L.A., San Francisco, Montreal, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, etc.. His credits also include Tango Choreographer for Peter and Wendy (at the NEW Victory Theater, NYC) and Ecco Porco, in collaboration with Director Lee Breuer. He was mentioned at Vogue Magazine (May 2006). Carlos is one of the more well know milongueros in the Buenos Aires, where he lives part of the year. He dances an elegant and classic style that is a combination of traditional and modern Tango, with a focus on maintaining the essence of the dance.
Here is Carlos performing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6Ql3p_PIG8&hd=1