The Weis Center will host a social dance or milonga in conjunction with the performance.
Thursday, March 26, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Weis Center Lobby
Members of Unión Tanguera will teach participants basic steps and movements of tango to live music.
The lesson will be accessible for all levels and ages; no experience is necessary.
Unión Tanguera, founded in 2002, is a French Argentinean contemporary tango ensemble company based in Lyon, France and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The company's works are created and directed by Co-Artistic Directors, Claudia Codega and Esteban Moreno. Utilizing the music and dance of traditional tango as the foundation for their creative process and by incorporating elements of contemporary dance, Union Tanguera creates new frontiers and ways of re-imagining the possibility of tango.
Originally from Argentina, Claudia Codega and Esteban Moreno have worked together since 1990. Codega trained in ballet, contemporary dance, jazz, and composition. She performed as a contemporary dancer in various theaters, finding tango in 1990. Moreno discovered tango in 1988 through courses at the Centro Cultural Gral San Martín, and at Centro Cultural Fortunato Lacamera. His immersion in tango led to work with "Ciclos," directed by Alicia Orlando, where he met Codega.
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