Intro To Open Role Queer Tango
Saturday, April 6th 2pm to 3pm @ 12 St Marks Place Studio 4f ~~~ LGBTQ and straight allies, here is your chance to learn TANGO with one of the friendliest and all-inclusive tango communities in NYC.
Join our Introductory class to non-gendered / open role / queer tango
This class is open to complete beginners with no experience in tango. You will learn the basic concepts of connection and communication in both roles.
Leading this week's class is Leonardo Sardella, a beloved performer, teacher and organizer of the New York Queer Tango Weekend Festival.
If you are unable to make it to this class, there will be Intro classes on Saturday, April 13th & 20th.
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Leonardo Sardella started dancing tango professionally in his hometown of Buenos Aires. He has trained with renowned tango instructors including Juan Carlos Copes, Rodolfo Dinzel, Osvaldo Zotto, Lorena Ermocida, Javier Rodriguez, Angel Coria, Jorge Firpo, Aurora Lubiz, Claudio Gonzalez, Maria & Carlos Rivarola and Cristina Cortez.
Leonardo has performed on the best stages in Argentina with several dance companies. He moved to New York City in 2011 when he co-founded Malevaje with Walter Perez. He currently teaches and performs at Dardo Galletto Studios in the heart of Times Square in New York City.
Leo is a principal dancer for the Mariella Franganillo Dance Company and appeared in its 2012 “Tango Connections” and 2013 “Recuerdo Tango” productions. He also appeared with “A puro Tango” (2014 U.S.Tour), a Tango world champions company.