Salsa Workshop! Salsa for Tango Dancers With Mariana Parma
Sat, Jan 24
3:00 – 5:30pm: Workshop
5:00 – 5:30pm: Guided Practice
No experience necessary.
This class introduces the basic footwork pattern, partnering skills to lead and follow, and focuses on the musicality of dancing on the Down Beat(break on “1”) in the music. This class emphasizes on the repetition of the basic steps, while leading and following on the on 1 Timing.
Rate: $40 in adv/ $45 at the door
No Transfers, exchanges or returns.
Mariana Parma Bio
Mariana Parma is widely known and admired for her masterful expertise in Argentine- Tango and Salsa. Mariana’s approach in teaching and performing is to transmit the essence of each dance style through the musicality and movement. This approach makes her a sought out performer, teacher, and choreographer. She taught for more than 10 years at Dance Manhattan, Salsa on 2, and Argentine Tango. She has taught Salsa at Pier 54 and Argentine Tango at Bryant Park for more than 300 people. Mariana has an ability to instruct the students in a positive and supportive method, that encourages the student to learn basic and advanced sequences, while having fun.
As a performer Mariana has been featured in film, including Random Hearts starring HarrisonFord, and on national TV. Based in NYC, she was a producer and performer in the off-Broadway hit Swango, the Musical, performed in Swing The Musical, Evita, Tango Fever,Romulo Larrea’s Ensemble, and numerous Tango productions. She has coached Chita Rivera in tango, for her role inVenecia, directed by the late award winning American Playwright, Author Laurents and legendary Broadway performer Tommy Tune.Internationally, she choreographed a major Parle commercial in Mumbai, India, starring Bollywood star Roshan Hrithik. She is the 2013 HOLA award recipient for choreography in the play, Tango Fever, and the 2008, USA Tango Champion, in Tango Salon. And is the choreographer and performer, for the all women’s Tango show, Glamour Tango.
Argentine Tango Workshops
with Walter Perez & Leonardo Sardella
SUN, JULY 11
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Men & Women’s Technique Part 1
* Find the art in the cadence and movement that lies beneath.
*Learn the importance of posture & body mechanics, express a world of tango with your feet.
* Dance “down into” the floor.
* How to be clean, subtle & walk like a cat.
5:45pm – 7:15pm
Men & Women’s Technique Part 2
* Decisions: the leader decides when and where to step but the follower decides how to step.
* Embellishments: Learn when and how
* Entrega: both the man and the woman contribute equally to surrender in Tango.
* Feel the beat.
All Workshops are Intermediate Level
1 ws $40 online/ $45 door | 2 ws $75 online/ $80 door
3 ws $105 online/ $110 door | 4 ws $125 online/ $130 door
The Most Wonderful Tango Time in NYC!
“The Baryshnikov of Tango” GABRIEL MISSE & ANALIA CENTURION
APRIL 8 – 24, 2015
TANGO SEMINAR, PRIVATE LESSONS & PERFORMANCES
with The Masters
“As for Mr. Misse… He’s the Mikhail Baryshnikov of Tango, sweet and miraculous”
Alastair Macaulay, New York Times Sept 26, 2013
“[Analia’s] footwork has grown only more exquisite…”
Alastair Macaulay, New York Times Aug 13, 2013
Students who attended the previous seminar in November receive a special discount! No exceptions. Email us!
Fri, April 10: Milonga with DJ Misse @ 10:00pm – 2:00am. Adm: $15
Fri, April 17: Milonga with DJ Misse @ 10:00pm – 2:00am. Adm: $15
PRIVATE LESSONS: April 7 – 22:
Special private lessons package discounts available. To enquire or schedule an appt, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OPEN LEVEL Each Seminar includes a 15 min break.
No partner necessary. Walk-ins welcome
Friday April 10, 7:00pm – 10:00pm – Seminar #1 (3 hrs)
Saturday April 11, 4:30pm – 7:30pm – Seminar #2 (3 hrs)
Sunday April 12, 4:30pm – 7:30pm – Seminar #3 (3 hrs)
Friday April 17, 7:00pm – 10:00pm – Seminar #4 (3 hrs)
Saturday April 18, 4:30pm – 7:30pm – Seminar #5 (3 hrs)
Sunday April 19, 4:30pm – 7:30pm – Seminar #6 (3 hrs)
Rate per Seminar: $100 adv/$115 door by 4/8
FULL SEMINAR (18 hours):
$460 adv by 4/8 or $500 at the door
HALF SEMINAR: (9 hours):
$240 adv by 4/8 or $255 at the door Any combination is allowed.
Argentine Tango Instructors and Performers – BIOS
Known for his classic style and grace, Missé is one of the greatest tango dancers of our time. Mr. Misse started to dance Tango from the age of six, with Masters such as Antonio Todaro and Pepito Avellaneda and performed with leading artists and musicians like Julian Plaza, Colangelo, Oscar Basil, Alberto Castillo, Roberto Goyeneche, Mariano Mores and Armando Manzanero. He has appeared intango documentaries for National Geographic and on Japanese television. For many years, Missé was part of the Miguel Angel Zotto’s companyTango x 2, the world tour of Una Noche de Tango and has choreographed severl touringtango shows. An accredited judge for the Buenos Aires Metropolitan and World TangoChampionships, Missé has taught and danced in festivals in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North & South America
Analia Centurion began studying classical dance at age six and began dancing tango at 16. She has extensive experience dancing and teaching tango in various festivals and workshops in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. She has been a member of Mora Godoy and Juan Carlos Copes companies and performed in Cacho Castaña, the House Dinner Show, Piazzolla Tango, La Ventana, Madero Tango, Boca Tango and Tango Complex. From 2001-2005, Analia was a director and choreographer of the Fusion Tango Buenos Aires’ junior company and has been a judge for the World Tango Championship. Currently, she is the director of “Belgrano 333”, a tango studio in Chacabuco province of Buenos Aires.