TQF MTL22

>>>Programme<<<

  • 𝐉𝐞𝐮𝐝𝐢 𝟐𝟎 𝐎𝐜𝐭 >>> Yambaé Studio 4475 Saint Laurent

19:30-20:45 Lab Tango Connexion avec Walter Perez

21:00-12:30 Milonga Dj Walter

  • 𝐕𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢 𝟐𝟏 𝐎𝐜𝐭 >>> Studio Tango 7755 Saint Laurent 200

19:30-20:45 Milonga pour Tous Melina Mistral

21:00-12:30 Milonga DJ Viva

  • 𝐒𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢 𝟐𝟐 𝐎𝐜𝐭 >>>

Espace des Artes 9 St Catherine E, 2 etage

13:00-14:30 Changements de Dynamiques avec Melina

13:00-14:30 Planeos et Colgadas avec Walter Perez

13:00-14:30 Débutants Alejandro Villalobos

14:30-16:00 Vals avec Astrid Weiske

4625 A. du Parc

19:30-20:45 Playful feet for leaders and followers avec Walter

21:00 Milonga et surprises DJ Melina

>>>Les artistes<<<

Walter Perez

Walter Perez is a New York-based artist born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was introduced to Tango in 1993 as a way of coping with a deep personal loss. What began as a form of therapy became a way of life. He has built up his career as a Tango dancer, teacher and choreographer of Argentine Tango over 29 years.

He is the founder and Executive director of Friends of Argentine Tango a nonprofit organization established in 2013. Perez studied Psicologia Social at Nuestro Tiempo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Together with Leonardo Sardella, in 2010 they created “Malevaje Tango” same sex tango couple dance company; teaching and performing worldwide and since 2015 they are the organizers the NY Queer Tango Weekend, a four days International festival. They are ranked very high on the list of the world’s leading Argentine tango dance partners who are able to flawlessly and creatively exchange roles as leader and follower.

Melina Mistral

Vantée pour son élégance et sa puissance comme danseuse, respectée pour sa pédagogie et son dévouement dans son enseignement, Melina Mistral est incontestablement une passionnée du Tango Argentin

Avec un pied à terre à Montréal, l’une des villes les plus populaire pour le Tango en Amérique du Nord, elle voyage régulièrement dans les Amériques et en Europe pour donner des ateliers ou des performances. Les connaissances corporelles de Melina puisent dans ses années de pratique d’arts martiaux et de sports (antérieures au Tango), ainsi que du ballet et du Pilates.

Constamment à la recherche de nouveaux concepts et de nouvelles techniques, elle travaille avec Veronica Toumanova, Jorge Olguin, Phi Lee, Leandro Haeder, et Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez. Elle a, depuis quelques années, construit une série de cours spécialisés pour les femmes qui apprennent à guider, “Take the Lead”, qui connaît un grand succès dans sa communauté de Montréal et aux États-Unis.

Praised for her elegant and powerful dancing, respected for her pedagogy and dedication to teaching, Melina Mistral is undeniably passionate about Argentine Tango. Based in Montreal, she regularly travels to the Americas and Europe to give workshops and performances. Melina draws on her pre-tango practice of martial arts and sport, as well as ballet and Pilates, for her knowledge of the body. She has partnered several teachers in her career, including Veronica Toumanova, Jorge Olguin, Phi Lee, Leandro Haeder, Ney Melo, and Marcelo “El Chino“ Gutierrez. Recently, her “Take the Lead” courses for women who are learning how to lead have been very successful in Montreal and in the U.S. You can see her in action on her YouTube channel.

Astrid Weiske

Astrid Weiske is one of the pioneers of queer tango and open-role dance movement and is an internationally respected teacher and performer in many tango communities worldwide, well-known as an outstanding and a dynamic female lead and a gifted, beloved teacher since many years.

She has been dancing Tango Argentino for over 25 years, and since 2005 has been teaching in Berlin and accepting invitations to teach all over Europe and the world. Germany, UK, Denmark,France, Italy, Russia, Argentina, Canada and New Zealand.

Her teaching is based on awareness and analysis of natural movement in combination with her profound knowledge of technique, structure of the dance, and connection between the couple. This creates a constant dialogue between leaders and followers who share in equality the responsibility of listening and responding to each other, based on a strong connection to the music. The main concept of her classes is that everybody can explore and learn both roles equally. www.queertangofestival-berlin.de,

Alejandro Villalobos

Né au Mexique, Alejandro est un danseur professionnel avec une formation en danse contemporaine, classique et en folklore mexicain, diplômé de l’Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes de Mexico. Il a travaillé sous la direction de différents chorégraphes en danse classique, contemporaine, folklore mexicain et jazz. Dans sa ville natale, il a travaillé comme chorégraphe invité dans différentes écoles de danse pour enfants et adultes. Il découvre le tango en 2007 à Buenos Aires, et poursuit son apprentissage avec différents enseignants. Á Montreal il a enseigné dans différentes écoles de tango comme  Air de tango, Tangueria de Montreal ou Tango Rico. Il contribue à la communauté de tango Queer de Montréal depuis 2011 en donnant des cours réguliers. Il a performé et enseigné dans de nombreux spectacles et festivals à Montréal, au Mexique, à Buenos Aires, New York et Berlin.

Originally from Mexico, Alejandro is a professional dancer with a formation in contemporary dance, classic and Mexican Folklore; he graduated from the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. In Mexico and Canada he has coreographed and perform classic, contemporary, folklore and jazz. He has been a guest teacher in dancing schools for kids and adults. Alejandro discovered tango in Buenos Aires and in Montreal he has taught at Air de Tango, Tanguería de Montreal and Tango Rico. He has contributed to the Queer Tango scene in Montreal since 2011, and has performed and taught in Montreal, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, New York and Berlin.

>>>Prix<<<

1-2 atelier = 30 CAD each / 3 and + = 25 CAD each

1 milonga = 25 CAD / 3 milongas= 60 CAD