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Natalia Hills & Francisco Forquera

A Z U L . T A N G O .. S T O W E
Winter Tango Weekend
December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2006
U E N T R O . T A N G U E R O

Clases with master dancers from Forever Tango, Dinner-Show, Live music, Asado, a tango exhibit in an amazing setting!

2 Nights of Performances
4 Broadway Stars
15 hours of 10 Unique Classes
1 Ballroom: Palais de Glace

Come see them perform this Friday @ The Ukranian East Village restaurant
and win a raffle of a free weekend of Tango in Stowe

azul tango 

Friday, December 1st
"Encuentro Tanguero"
Exhibit of original tango art
2 Special Classes
Demonstration by the Dancers
Saturday, December 2nd
4 Tango Classes
Azul Tango Gala (wear something blue)
Tango Dinner Show – guest performers
Sunday, December 3rd
4 Tango Classes
"Asado" – lunch of typical Argentine food
Exhibition of authentic tango posters
Musicians:Tito Castro & Pancho Navarro Quintet
Guest Dancers from the Broadway show Forever Tango:
Cesar Coehlo & Mariela Franganillo, Francisco Foquera & Natalia Hills

Palais de Glace
3419 Weeks Hill Road
Stowe, Vermont
Francisco and Natalia
Natalia Hills and Francisco Forquera have developed and demonstrated new forms within pure salon Tango on dance floors and stages throughout the world while maintaining its classic essence.
They will share with you valuable material and knowledge received personally from the great masters.
They made their debut together with Forever Tango in August 2001 at Walt Disney World, Orlando- Florida.
Their presentations with Forever Tango 2003 have been seen world-wide, including appearances with NBC.

In 2002 and 2003 they took part in the production of Las Vegas Tango at the Riviera Resort Hotel, La Dexiéme Biennale de la Danse, at Lyon- France and were featured by special invitation at the International Tango Festival of Toulouse.In the summer of 2003 they were featured at the Hollywood Bowl as principal dancers in The Passion of Tango, a series of concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Miguel Harth -Bedoya, under the direction and choreography of Hector Zaraspe.
On July 24 2004 they debuted on Broadway at New York's Schubert Theater with Forever Tango, and in September for the 3rd consecutive year, they performed and taught at the Las Vegas Tango weekend festival at the Riviera Hotel, then returned to Broadway with Forever Tango which originally opened for a 6 week run and is now being held over until December due to popular demand.

Mariela  Franganillo
Mariela Franganillo began her Tango career in her native Argentina dancing in Los Tangueros at Teatro Cervantes and at Casa Blanca in Buenos Aires. Now living in New York , Mariela travels extensively teaching, performing, creating choreography and producing dance shows. Recent performing highlights include the touring show with Julio Iglesias and the tribute to Pauqito Rivera at Carnegie Hall. Mariela was also in the Broadway cast of Forever Tango and has performed at New York ’s Town Hall, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in productions including NY Tango, Eternal Tango, X-Tango and Avantango. She conceived and choreographed SWANGO, which combines Argentine Tango and West Coast Swing, with collaborator Robert Royston. Tony winner Rupert Holmes wrote the SWANGO book. She teaches Tango in New York where she hosts a popular weekly guided practice session every Saturday afternoon at Dance Manhattan. She has produced seasonal Tango Galas.
All events will be held at:
 Palais de Glace
3419 Weeks Hill Road
 Stowe- Vermont
Important Information:
A free, round-trip, bus service will be available between New York City and Stowe, Vermont for Azul Tango Stowe, December 1, 2, and 3.
The package price for all classes without hotel is $360.00, which includes a 50% discount on the price of the Azul Tango Stowe gala on Saturday evening: 
$35.00 instead of the regular price of $70.00.

Explore the Magic of Stowe in Winter:

To make your reservations please call:
802.253.0172 or 802.825.2530
Make sure you order early to get your discount
(10% Discount Deadline extended: November 10th)

Organized & hosted by Natalia Hills & Francisco Forquera.

For more info here: AZUL TANGO STOWE www.tangostowe.com

For further information,workshop schedule,
show times, and tickets, contact
or call: 802.253.0172 802-825-2530
Natalia Hills & Francisco Forquera
Sponsored by The Argentine Tango Society


Natalia Hills was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was 12 years old when she had her first professional presentation in Tango-Tango, at the Lola Membrives Theatre in Buenos Aires. She studied with Miguel Balmaceda, Antonio Todaro and Pepito Avellaneda. Her young career includes roles as dancer and choreographer in different national and international productions since Re-volver, El Fantasma del Rio de la Plata.
In March 1995, she debuted with Luis Bravo's Forever Tango in San Francisco. Directly after that, she performed as an original member of the very successful London production in the summer of 1995 in Covent Garden and two years later in the Walther Kerr and Markis Theatre of Times Square on Broadway.
That same year she is specially invited to the event of the British Embassy in Argentina in Honor to the Princess Diana Spenser.
In the summer 1998 she appeared in the series Evening at Pops with the Boston Pops Orchestra Broadcasting by PBS.
During this period 1995-2001 of association with Forever Tango she performed in the most important cities of America, Asia and Europe and for the first and only time in Argentina in the century and prestigious Theatre Colon of Buenos Aires.

Francisco Forquera was born in Mendoza, Argentina.
He has studied, under the direction of Hector Zaraspe, diverse techniques of dance, art and movement in New York, Spain and Buenos Aires.
He first performed Tango y Tango at Lincoln Center. During the past seven years of residence in New York, Francisco participated in several Off- Broadway shows. Appearances include Buenos Aires Celebration Month at the World Financial Center, Kuarahy with Julio Bocca and the Ballet Argentino, Paramount of the Arts in Peekskill, New York and Tango Fantástico at the Bellayre Music Festival in Rockefeller Center during the 1998 Concerts Series, and in the film Random Harts with Harrison Ford.
In August 2001 he was offered a principal roll in the New musical 'Camila' at the Walnut Street Theatre of Philadelphia.


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