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