|Sent on:||Thursday, June 28, 2012 1:34 AM|
7:15 pm beginners Tango with Sid Grant
8:15 pm intermediate Class with Sid Grant
Open Dancefloor until 2:30 am !
Hosted by Sid Grant
$10 ($15 with the classes included)
$ 8 (Students with ID )
Ukrainian East Village Restaurant
140 2nd Ave ( between 8th & 9thSt)
Dinner and drinks optional
Guillermo Salvat and Silvia Grynt have performed around the world and have stared in several of Buenos Aires most popular shows. They have taught Tango throughout the US and Europe, but this will be their first time in a Milonga in NYC!.
This will be their only a appearance in The New York while their are n a break from their tour.
They have performed and taught worldwide, in over 30 countries in the five continents: Europe, Asia, South Africa, Oceanic Continent and the entire American continent.
They have outstanding international reputation in both teaching and performing. They have participated in many well-known festivals, such as Festivals of Rome, Baden Baden, Karlsruhe, Torino, Medellin, the "U.S.T.C. Tango Fantasy" in Miami (2004 – 2011); the Festival of New York and the Boston Tango Festival.
Guillermo and Silvia have been part of prestigious tango companies such as Tangox2 and Solo Tango, and they have participated as guest artists in many distinguished shows, such us "Tango & Fire", "Piazzolla Puro" and "Soñando Tangos" (Italy). They choreographed the shows " Estampas Porteñas" (Australia and New Zealand), "Magia de Tango" (Colombia) and"Masters of Tango" (USA), among many others. They have performed in the most prestigious stages around the world, such as the Sydney Opera House, the Kremlin Theatre in Moscow, the Brancaccio in Rome, the Canecaô in Rio de Janeiro, the Luna Park in Buenos Aires, and in the most distinguished tango shows in Buenos Aires, Esquina Carlos Gardel and Rojo Tango.
In 2006 Guillermo and Silvia have released their own show, TANGO-A-TIERRA, which have been presented in Buenos Aires, South Africa, Hong Kong, Russia, Ukraine and Brazil in many cities around the world, with extraordinary success.
They are appreciated for their technical and precise teaching, as well for their unique performing style. More info: Site TANGO-A-TIERRA, mail: [address removed]
Sidney Grant is an award-winning dancer and choreographer who has appeared on and off Broadway, and performs regularly at private parties and special events locally, regionally and internationally. A consummate social dancer (ballroom, swing, hustle and latin), he accompanies his clientele to an array of black tie dinner dances. Specializing in the Argentine Tango -- Sid often travels with his students to Buenos Aires and other global dance destinations. His passion for partner dancing has enabled him to build a worldwide clientele in numerous places such as Australia, England, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Scandinavia, Central America and Mexico.
As a proud member of the Screen Actor's Guild, Sid Grant has danced in film and TV, often assisting in training actors and actresses for ballroom dancing scenes. He is featured in the hit documentary film Mad Hot Ballroom, and his school children are captured on the DVD of Take The Lead winning the New York City ballroom dancing championship at the Winter Garden in lower Manhattan. He has had the unique pleasure of working with many stars of stage and screen, including Oscar-winning actresses Julia Roberts and Marcia Gay Harden in the movie Mona Lisa Smile, and continues to enjoy his theatrical and cinematic endeavors.
Having had former studio spaces in midtown and lower Manhattan, Sid is thrilled with his new uptown venue in Spanish Harlem, where he not only teaches and coaches privately, but works with inner city youth as the Founder/Artistic Director of BALLROOM BASIX (www.ballroombasix.com), a non-competitive, arts-in-education non-for-profit program. He is also co-creator (with yoga instructor Lisa Spaeth) of danZen' -- a fusion of Zen meditation and partner dancing.
More here: www.weddingdanceroutine.com
LAST WEEK SID WAS AWARDED AS NEWYORKER OF THE WEEK ( NY1) FOR HIS WORK WITH CITY KIDS! Congratulations!Xavier Vanier has an extensive background in music and martial arts that spans nearly two decades.