SAT 8/20: NYC Tango workshops w/Lucas Molina Gazcon & Cecilia Piccinni!

Study with the rising stars of Buenos Aires! Following on their classes at the Tango Element festival in Baltimore, Lucas Molina Gazcon & Cecilia Piccinni will host a debut workshop series in NYC. Saturday, August 20th only!

• 1:30-2:45PM: Technique for Sacadas (Int)

• 3:00-4:15PM: Useful Turns for the Dance Floor (Int/Adv)

• 4:30-5:45PM: Changes of Direction with Boleos (Int/Adv)

520 8th Avenue, Studio 17B
Ripley-Grier Studios - take elevator to 16th floor

$35 for 1 workshop
$30 per workshop for 2 or 3 workshops
*College students $25 per workshop

… has been dancing Tango since the age of 12. He is a 4-time champion of the Torneos Juveniles Bonaerenses (the first time he won the first prize he was only 13). Lucas has taught and performed in variousmilongas of Buenos Aires as well as in festivals around the world such as C.I.T.A, Venecia Tango Festival, Riga Tango Festival, Pulpo’s Tangoweek, and ExpoShanghai, just to name a few, and had visited many cities worldwide teaching workshops.

Currently Lucas organizes El Yeite Tango Club practica that has quickly become one of the best practicas of Tango Argentino in Buenos Aires.Lucas is thankful to many teachers for his passion of tango as well as for the knowledge they have passed onto him — Juan Carlos Copes, Mingo & Esther Pugliese, Amelio, Gustavo Naveira and Olga Bessio; Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne and Mariano ChichoFrumbolli.

Lucas had performed in some of the most renown tango movies, such as Evita by Allan Parker with Madonna and Antonio Banderas, The Tango Lesson by Sally Potter with Pablo Veron, Gustavo Naveira, and Fabian Salas, Tango by Carlos Saura with Juan Carlos Copes, Carlos Rivarola and Julio Bocca. Besides performing on stage, Lucas is a milonguero in the true meaning of this word — you can see him in all Buenos Aires milongas dancing the nights away. He has been a key figure in such famous places as Cochabamba 444, Salon Canning, La Viruta, and Porteño y Bailari’n, among others.

… started to dance ballet when she was seven years old, being fortunate to perform in the beautiful Roma theatre of Buenos Aires. During her teenage years she has discovered tango and for several years she was training and performing in Buenos Aires.
Between 2006 and 2010 she was a staff instructor at the renown Buenos Aires school Tango Brujo.

Cecilia has taught and performed all over Buenos Aires — at Cochabamba 444, Confiteria Ideal, Salon Canning, Villa Malcolm, Practica X, El Yeite, etc. as well as in other parts of Argentina. She has also worked in many cities around the world — Vienna, Lisbon, Bucharest, Krakow, Paris, Antalya, Istanbul, London, Moscow, Berlin, all over Italy, Beirut, Bilbao, etc.

Besides tango, Cecilia brings profound knowledge of contemporary dance, contact improvisation, folk dance, and jazz. She is constantly experimenting, exploring, learning, discovering and rediscovering.

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