This is Tango Now-Identidad is in Chicago April 6 and 7, 2012. There are two shows each night and general admission tickets are $23. Reserved seats are $33. Find out more about the show HERE. To buy tickets go HERE.

On April 8, after the shows the American Tango Institute will have a milonga with the stars of the shows. If you attend the show Saturday tickets to the milonga are only $5. General Admission tickets are $15.

Stars of the show will also teach workshops for one day only, Sunday April 8, from 1 to 6 p.m. There will be three one and a half hour workshops (cumulative). One workshop costs $25 and all three runs $60. Register VIA email at info (at) americantangoinstitute (dot) com

Alicia Pons is coming back to hold workshops in Chciago at ARTango, 4203 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, Illinois,  from March 8 to 15. There will also be a milonga on  from 10 p.m. til 2 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at Chicago Dance, 3660 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. The classes are for intermediate and advanced level dancers.

The workshops are structured to built on one another. They will refine and improve your dancing. Limited spaces are available

Pons emphasizes connection with partners with women not just following but as equals

Saturday, March 10, 2012 12:00-1:30 A: Connecting with Self: Posture, axis, relaxation, freedom, weight changes, elegance.

2:00-3:30 B:  Connecting the Music: Musical elements, various orchestras, tango, milonga and vals.

4:00-5:30 C:  Connection with the Other: Embrace, dialogue, exchange of energy, concept of circular cylinders.

MILONGA - SATURDAY, MARCH 10 from 10pm - 2am 

Sunday, March 11, 2012

12:00-1:30 D :  Connection with the Floor: Directed energy, feet to floor, open the space.

2-3:30 E: Connection with Other Dancers: Navigation, dancing in a tight space, codes of respect.

4:00-5:30 F: Putting it all together.


Entire package: 6 classes and Saturday milonga $150.00

Full time student: 6 classes and Saturday milonga $120.00

Saturday or Sunday classes $ 85.00

Full time student: Saturday or Sunday classes $ 65.00

Individual classes $ 35.00; Full time student $25.00

Saturday Milonga at Chicago Dance $15; Full time students $10