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Roxana Suarez y Sebastian Achaval in Washington DC

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This famous tango couple barely needs an introduction! We are so delighted to host them in Washington DC for the first time ever. Do not miss their spectacular workshops and performance.

Roxana had already listened to Tango music in her mother’s womb. As a young child, she used to go with her to the milonga her grand mother Martita organised in the Congresso district in Buenos Aires. She grew up immersed in Tango, watching the best dancers of the time and learning from famous maestros.

Sebastian discovered Tango when he was 15, after a friend made him join a Tango club. At that moment, without even realising it, he was at a turning point in his life. In 2005, he decided to take part in the Tango World Championship with Ximena Gallichio and they became World Champions.

This famous tango couple barely needs an introduction! We are so delighted to host them in Washington DC for the first time ever. Do not miss their spectacular workshops and performance.

Roxana had already listened to Tango music in her mother’s womb. As a young child, she used to go with her to the milonga her grand mother Martita organised in the Congresso district in Buenos Aires. She grew up immersed in Tango, watching the best dancers of the time and learning from famous maestros.

Sebastian discovered Tango when he was 15, after a friend made him join a Tango club. At that moment, without even realising it, he was at a turning point in his life. In 2005, he decided to take part in the Tango World Championship with Ximena Gallichio and they became World Champions.

Sebastian and Roxana united their careers in February 2007. Since then they have taught together and have danced in the most famous milongas porteñas and have taken part in Tango festivals worldwide (Americas, Europe and Oceania).

WEEKEND WORKSHOPS:

We will do our best to keep these workshops role balanced. You don't have to register with a partner, but you are welcome to come as a couple and stay out of the rotation. Registration is limited to 50 people on a first-come first-served basis.

Friday Workshop, 8 PM - 9:30 PM:
8 PM: The Walk and Change of Directions
Location: John Wesley AME Zion Church, 1615 14th St NW Washington, DC 20009

Saturday Workshops, 2 PM - 5:30 PM:
2 PM: Basic Enrosques
3:30 PM: Milonga: basic bits, complex movements
Location: Northwest Sport & Health, 4001 Brandywine St NW, DC 20016

Sunday Workshops, 2 PM - 5:30 PM:
2 PM: Giros(Turns): intensity, space, forms
3:30 PM: Vals: Fluidity in circular movements
Location: Northwest Sport & Health, 4001 Brandywine St NW, DC 20016

PRICING PACKAGES:
Weekend Pass (2 1.5 hour classes each day): $180
Friday Workshop Pass (1.5 hour class, before Milonga de Luz): $35
Full Pass (includes Friday and Weekend workshops - 7.5 hours total): $200

DC SCHEDULE

Friday November 16th, Workshop before Milonga de Luz
Time: 8-9:30 PM
Price: $35 drop or included in the Full Pass ($200)
Venue: John Wesley Church, 1615 14th St Washington, DC

Saturday & Sunday, November 17th and 18th, Weekend Workshops
Time: 2-5:30 PM
Price: $180 or included in the Full Pass ($200)
Venue: Northwest Sport & Health, 4001 Brandywine St NW, DC 20016

Sebastian and Roxana's only performance in Washington DC
Saturday night, at Milonga Zandunga
Venue: Capital Ballroom, 7800 Wisconsin Avenue (2nd Floor), Bethesda, MD 20814

Monday Drop In Class, November 19th
Time: 8-9 PM
Price: TBD
Venue: Milonga Zandunga; Capital Ballroom, 7800 Wisconsin Avenue (2nd Floor), Bethesda, MD 20814

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EVENT DETAILS

  • Location:
    Washington, United States
    Event dates:
    From: Friday, 16 November 2018 - To: Monday, 19 November 2018
    Location:
    Washington, United States
    Event dates:
    Event Starts: Friday, 16 November 2018
    Event Ends: Monday, 19 November 2018
  • Roxana Suarez
    Sebastian Achaval
    Roxana Suarez
    Sebastian Achaval
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