& New York Tango Meetup
La Milonga Rosa
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22
Argentine Tango night with
MARIANA PARMA & HERNAN BRIZUELA
7:15 pm beginners Tango
8:15 pm intermediate Tango Class
Performance by MARIANA PARMA & HERNAN BRIZUELA
Open Dancefloor until 2:30 am !
DJ: ILENE MARDER
$12 ($15 with the classes included)
$ 8 (Students with ID )
Ukrainian East Village Restaurant
140 2nd Ave ( between 8th & 9thSt)
Dinner and drinks optional
About MARIANA PARMA & HERNAN BRIZUELA
Dancer, Choreographer, and Actor. Mariana Parma is widely known and admired for her passion and versatility in dance, combining her dance technique with her acting skills, which results in a breathtaking and sensational performance. She is an in-demand performer and has choreographed theater productions, and commercials. Mariana has been featured in film, including Random Hearts, and national TV
Based in NYC, Mariana's theater credits include, Tango Fever, (as the Lead Ana), Evita,(Featured Tango Dancer), Swing, the musical, (Featured Latin Track), Swango,(co-producer), Tango Por Ellos, Tango Connection, Tango 1st Century, Tango Casenave, Roxanna's Tango, Glamour Tango,(Choreographer/Dancer) and numerous Tango and theater productions throughout her career.
Internationally, she choreographed a major Parle commercial in Mumbai, India, starring Bollywood star Roshan Hrithik. She taught and choreographed Chita Rivera in tango, for her role in Venecia, directed by the late award winning American Playwright, Author Laurents. And coached the legendary Tommy Tune in Tango, and served as a dance critic for NYC’s, “The Daily News”, newspaper, “Dancing with the Stars” dance column. She is also the 2008, USA Tango Champion, in Tango Salon.
More info at her site www.marianaparma.com
Tango teacher and dancer from Mendoza, Argentina, he is known in NYC for his tanguero style. He received his first tango lesson from his mom, at the age of 10. In New York City, Hernán's first and most influential teacher was Cesar Coelho of "Forever Tango".
Hernán has taught at Tango Festivals in New York City, Boston, Australia and throughout the country. Hernan has choreographed and starred in the short film, "Gardenias", that premiered in the U.S.A. On stage, his theater credits include: "Tango Connection: Love Stories" The Mariela Franganillo Company, Pace Theater, "Tango for Lovers Only", Broadway Town Hall, “Tangos from Gardel to Piazzola” - Broadway Town Hall , NYC, Rome, Germany and Luxembourg, Romartis Productions, directed by Romulo Larrea, danced with Mariana Parma and Mariana Galassi. “Spotlight on Tango” – various theatres, Montreal, Canada; Romartis Productions, directed by Romulo Larrea, danced with Mariana Parma. Off-Broadway dance play “Let’s Speak Tango”, “United Nations Performance” – directed by Hector Zaraspe, danced with Cyrena Drusine and “The Four Seasons Tango” – Thalia Theatre, NYC.
Hernan Brizuela and Mariana Parma will be performing with Romulo Larrea’s Tango Company, 2013 Tour in March and April.
In addition to being the founder and director of WoodstockTango, Ilene has established a reputation as a popular Tango DJ, who plays regularly at milongas & festivals in NYC and surrounding areas with recent DJ jaunts to Boston, Chicago, Toronto, & Miami. She is one of the very few non-Argentines to DJ in Buenos Aires at Salon Canning and the only one to have DJ’d Porteño y Bailarin. She is a "traditional" musicalizadora (tango DJ) using cortinas, tandas and the most beautiful classic tango ever recorded. She is also adept at offering some lovely danceable surprises from the modern nuevo and alternative tango worlds, and has a heck of a good time djing tango, salsa and swing events! She conducts MEET THE MUSIC sessions to better acquaint dancers with the key orquesta's of the Golden Age, and composes tango sampler cd's for educational purposes. She is available to DJ private tango parties and all kinds of events. More info on Ilene and Woodstock Tango, www.woodstocktango.com
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