January 12th Pablo and Iwona will host the milonga and teach a lesson on “Exploring Counterpositions”. Counterpositions add variety and moments of intense energy by challenging our notion of roundness of the embrace. Tango DJ DimOn will set a Tango mood for the milonga with his excellently composed tandas. Lesson 7:00, Milonga 8:15. Lesson $15, Milonga $15, Both $20. See safety information below.
January 19th Special guest Carla Marano. will host the milonga and teach a lesson. Carla studied Tango in Buenos Aires and was an instructor in some of the best Tango schools. She helped transform tango from a popular dance into a highly-sophisticated, deeply-understood art form through many years of penetrating investigation into its movement techniques, technical language and musical interpretation. Carla will teach an all-levels lesson on Technique, Structure, Synchronization and Embrace Functionality applied to Turns with Sacadas of the Leader and Boleo of the Follower. Carla has been a guest instructor in many major international Tango festivals. Kerry Kay will DJ the milonga following the lesson. Kerry’s tandas will get you on the dance floor all night. Lesson 7:00, Milonga 8:15. Lesson $15, Milonga $15, Both $20. See safety information below.
January 26th Helen Wang and Luciano de Esbornia will host a milonga, teach a lesson, do a tango performance and Luciano will do a surprise show. Lesson 7:00, Milonga 8:15, Performance and show 9:30. Lesson $15, Milonga $15, Both $20. See safety information below.
Our events require showing proof of vaccination. You only have to show proof on your first visit. We also remind dancers that they should not come if they have any symptoms or have been exposed to people who have Covid. Masks are recommended, but optional. Dancers who have not been vaccinated will be admitted if they have had a negative result from a PCR test in the past 72 hours or an antigen quick test in the past 24 hours.
VivaTango is located at 45 Stockton Street, Princeton New Jersey. We have an off-street parking lot at the venue. The dance floor is in the smaller of the two buildings. We are also easily accessed by rail from NYC or Philly. Just get a ticket to Princeton (not Princeton Junction). You get off the train at Princeton Junction and take a shuttle train to Princeton. The venue is 8 blocks from the Princeton Train Station (0.8 mi.).
Thanks for dancing at VivaTango in 2022. If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please email me at Dennis