:: Festival Workshops, Milongas and Registration 2019::

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Please review the complete list of workshops and milongas offered for the 8th International Queer Tango Festival - Berlin below.
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NOTE: You can only book for ONE person at a time. If you would like to buy tickets for someone else you will need to do the purchase seperately. You do not need a partner to join a workshop. Single dancers are welcome and encouraged!
Early Bird Discounts until 10th of June! After that the prices will increase to normal fees.

Online registration will close 5th of July - after that open workshops spots will be available at our ticket office 11-13th of July for couples only!


↓ Please review the complete list of workshops and milongas offered and booking system further down.

If a workshop is sold out you can request to get on the waiting list via email:

Our teachers are also available for private lessons during the festival. Please contact the festival organisation to make appointments in advance via email:


All festival teachers are looking forward to seeing you this summer in Berlin.


 

The Festival Booking System:

 
  = Absolute Beginners     = All Level (up to 1 year and further)   = intermediate 1-3 years    = advanced level 3- or more years  
 
  LEAD =You only want to lead    FOLLOW = You only want to follow   BOTH = You like to work on both roles and willing to switch during the workshop  

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Wednesday 10.7.2019 - Festival Warm Up
Venue: Meetingppoint: To be announced
6 pm - 9 pm

QT Festival Tango Walk-Queer Tango Walk - This year's queer tango city walk will take place at some great Berlin city attractions-
just join and get to know and enjoy Berlin ;-)

Join us for our favorite tandas from 6 pm on. Route will be published beginning of July!

It is a free event, no fees will be charged.

Thursday 11.7.2019
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june  
12-1.30 pm

  • WS#01 - Role Exchange Special: "Cable Car Turn Around"

  • Tango Con*Fusión Company

  • Lead and follow a classic turn to the left from Cross System- then learn how to use these new skills to create Tango Con*Fusión’s signature exchange “Cable Car Turn Around”.

    This Role exchange WS is for both roles dancers only!

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 20 (norole) 

  • WS#02 - Paradas

  • Juampi Ramirez & Daniel Arroyo

  • The pause, posture, intensity of the movement and body organization ... Using body weight to create the movement. Possibilities of embellishments.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

 

PAUSE
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june  
2-3.30 pm

  • WS#03 - Vals Musicality

  • Astrid Weiske

  • Heartbeat is 3/4 puls.We discover different Vals rhythms within well known repertoire in order to make our dance dynamic and playful.We playing with the music on the spot but floating through space and time together. Do not miss Astrid's great Vals lessons ;-)

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 5 (follow) 5 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#04 - Role Exchange Special: "Japanese Tea Garden"

  • Tango Con*Fusión Company

  • Using the classic Gardelito or Cadencia, we melt together to become one in Tango Con*Fusión’s most beautiful signature exchange, the “Japanese Tea Garden”.

    This Role exchange WS is for both roles dancers only!

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 16 (norole) 

 
PAUSE
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june  
4-5.30 pm

  • WS#05 - El abrazo queer

  • Alejandro Villalobos

  • In this workshop, we will work on the abrazo and the connection with the partner with the goal of a comfortable and flexible abrazo while we dance. A workshop that will help us to understand the dynamics of the fidelity of our embrace in the dance.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 4 (lead) 1 (follow) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both   SOLD OUT!



  • WS#06 - Ocho atrás

  • Juampi Ramirez & Daniel Arroyo

  • Over-rotation and back Sacadas for leader and follower.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both   SOLD OUT!
  • SOLD OUT!

 
PAUSE
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio Stern    
6-7.30 pm

  • Absolute Beginners Series

  • Ilai Jess (Berlin)

  • First steps to tango heaven - FUN-damentals for everybody. No experience needed! Single dancers welcome.
    Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6:00 - 7:30. Three days, one price!

  • Price: €45
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 16

   
9pm-5am

  • Festival Opening Milonga - Thursday at TangoLoft

  • DJ: Scarlett von Boor (Hamburg)

  • Practica: 9:00 - 10:00pm Marc van Zwoll (Zürich)

    Milonga: 10pm * Show: ca. 11.30 p.m. tba


  • Price: €17
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 
Friday 12.7.2019
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june
12-1.30 pm

  • WS#07 - High heels technique

  • Juampi Ramirez & Daniel Arroyo

  • How can we develop a better axis on high heels, possible movements with the hips, understanding the free leg and the standing leg, quality of the movement. This WS is open for followers, leaders and both role dancers.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 22 (norole) 

  • WS#08 - Tango Anatomy I: From spine to ribcage and abrazo

  • Katia Abbondanzieri

  • Do you know what are the 4 main muscle layers of the back? And what is the use of each of these muscles, from the deepest to the most superficial? Each has a specific role that we will develop and experiment in this class through our tango, to help you to keep you axis easily or to link anatomically your upper body to your lower body that will help you to have sweet and dense abrazos and pivots.
    Both Tango Anatomy classes are complementary and will be theoretical and practical.


  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 9 (norole) 

  • WS#9 - Moving with both roles

  • Brigitta Winkler

  • A conceptual class for dancers interested expanding their improvisation skills on dancing together and expanding the concept of roles. We take a closer look at the structure and the various technics of Tango and roles to understand it on a deeper level. Special invented practices invite you to play with what you already know and expand it trough a different perception.

    This WS is for both roles dancers only!

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 12 (norole) 

PAUSE
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june
2-3.30 pm

  • WS#10 - Role Exchange Special: "Milonga!!!"

  • Tango Con*Fusión Company

  • Learn a fun rhythmic sequence as both a leader and a follower – then use these new skills to create Tango Con*Fusión’s signature exchange “Golden Gate Bridge”.
    This Role exchange WS is for both roles dancers only!


  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 5 (norole) 

  • WS#11 - A matter of Trust - Off axis concept Volcadas

  • Astrid Weiske

  • a volcada is beautiful dance element which requires a lot of trust in both roles. How can we lead our follower out of axis and catch them safe and bring them back to axis with a great swing. How can i trust to let go as a follower while i get out of my axis and off balance? We learn to balance our weight in this situation in order to make the volcada a light, pleasurable movement and a wonderful feeling for both.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 5 (lead) 3 (follow) 5 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • Contact/Experimental Tango Special: "Non-binary Tango"

  • Olaya Aramo

  • Beyond detaching tango roles from gender assumptions and unrolling the movement itself, there’s still a body in the search for its own identity as a human being. In this workshop, we will focus on the subtle aspects of tango poetics and movement practice which link ourselves to our own experience of identity, and how it is mediated through our embodied tango practice.

  • Price: €40
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 16

PAUSE
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june
4-5.30 pm

  • WS#12- Giros for everyone

  • Alejandro Villalobos

  • How to understand the dynamics of the turn in our dance, to make our dance a dynamic and fun moment when we make the turns that we like so much.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 4 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

  • WS#13 - Role Exchange Special: “The 4th Sacada with Soltada”

  • Tango Con*Fusión Company

  • A challenge for the adventurous tanguero. Beyond the three classic sacadas is the 4th sacada which will be combined with a Soltada for creative organic movement. Then learn how to use these new skills to create Tango Con*Fusión’s newest exchange!
    This Role exchange WS is for both roles dancers only!


  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 21 (norole) 

PAUSE
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio Stern    
6-7.30 pm

  • Absolute Beginners Series

  • Ilai Jess (Berlin)

  • First steps to tango heaven - FUN-damentals for everybody. No experience needed! Single dancers welcome.
    Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6:00 - 7:30. Three days, one price!

  • Price: €45
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 16

 

 
9pm-open-end

  • Festival Milonga at Bebop - Friday

  • DJ: Leonid Ivanov (Moscow)

  • Practica: 9:00 - 10:00pmMarc van Zwoll (Zürich)

    Milonga: 10pm * Show: ca. 11.30pm tba

  • Price: €17
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 
Saturday 13.7.2019
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june
12-1.30 pm

  • WS#14 - Role Exchange Special: “Vals"

  • Tango Con*Fusión Company

  • Learn a fluid cadena of turns perfect for Vals that weave seamlessly Tango Con*Fusión’s signature exchange “The Embarcadero”.
    This Role exchange WS is for both roles dancers only!


  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 19 (norole) 

  • WS#15 - Promenading

  • Brigitta Winkler

  • A Golden Age move! We look at classic patterns, new trends and variations, developing one‘s promenade.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 5 (follow) 5 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#16 - Tango Anatomy II: From feet to pelvis and center

  • Katia Abbondanzieri

  • Have you ever wondered why the legs are said to start at the plexus and even higher to have a nice dissociation? Why is it more efficient to propel with a tense knee rather than a bent knee??Why your hallux valgus is growing and hurting you? What can you do while dancing to protect your feet and ankle? What to do to have nice boléos? And the pelvis, which muscles to hold it, direct it, use it, as a leader, as a follower?
    Both Tango Anatomy classes are complementary and will be theoretical and practical.


  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 16 (norole) 

PAUSE
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june
2-3.30 pm

  • WS#17 - Little Things, beautiful things!

  • Alejandro Villalobos

  • How to dance in small spaces, how to make our dance a moment of sharing and listening to our partner.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

  • WS#18 - Role Exchange: “Castro Street”

  • Tango Con*fusión Company

  • Explore the back sacada from the closed side of the embrace to find yourself in the opposite role and you will have found your way to Tango Con*Fusión’s signature exchange “Castro Street”.
    This Role exchange WS is for both roles dancers only!


  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 24 (norole) 

  • WS#19 - Beyond roles

  • Brigitta Winkler

  • For movers who dance already both roles and want to expand the concept! We dive deep into the structure of turns and changing directions. Guided practice allows us to experience follow and lead simultaneous - once in the game the dance happens inside, regardless of the outside looks or positioning. If the cycle is complete a new landscape awaits you!

    This WS is for both roles dancers only!

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 19 (norole) 

PAUSE
Venue: will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june will be announced here end of june
4-5.30 pm

  • WS#20 - Having fun with sacadas

  • Alejandro Villalobos

  • Exploring and creating a funny sequence with turns and sacadas.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 17 (norole) 

  • WS#21 - Boleo technique

  • Juampi Ramirez & Daniel Arroyo

  • How to lead them in the proper way for both sides, and directions... Possibilities for the free leg, working with the spiraling movement...

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both   SOLD OUT!
  • SOLD OUT!

  • WS#22 - The concious leader & follower

  • Astrid Weiske

  • Leading and following is: devotion. The surrender of the determinant me. Accepting our roles, staying aware of ourself and be present to your partner. How can we archive this in our roles, repertoire in order to enjoy a pleasurable and dedicated dance together.

  • Price: €30
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 9 (lead) 7 (follow) 1 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio Stern    
6-7.30 pm

  • Absolute Beginners Series

  • Ilai Jess (Berlin)

  • First steps to tango heaven - FUN-damentals for everybody. No experience needed! Single dancers welcome.
    Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6:00 - 7:30. Three days, one price!

  • Price: €45
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 16

 

 
9pm-open-end

  • Gala Night at Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche - Saturday

  • DJ: Nico Orlandi (San Francisco)

  • Practica: 9:00 - 10:00pm Marc van Zwoll (Zürich)

    Milonga: 10pm - 5am * Live-Music: TBA
    + Show: ca. 11.30pm with Tango Con*fusión Company

  • Price: €26
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 
 
Sunday 14.7.2019
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio Stern  
3-6 pm Contact Tango Jam - Phynixtanzt, Hasenheide 54, Berlin Kreuzberg - 5 EUR door only    
     
7pm- 2 am
  • Fare-Well Milonga at Bebop - Sunday

  • DJ: Olaya Aramo (Spain)



  • Price: €8
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 

Monday 15.7.2019 - After Festival Charity Milonga

Venue: will be announced here end of june

6 pm -11 pm

Official QT Festival Chill-out Milonga- Benefit Milonga for a Queer social project in Berlin -

For all who stay longer in Berlin and all local Berlin Queer tangodancers - we will have a casual, relaxed chill-out milonga. Our intension is to support a LGBTI social project in Berlin with our dancing.

All entrance fees we donate like the past years to a LGBTI community project in Berlin.

More information about which community project we like to support and the venue will be published here soon.


DJ: TBA

Admission: 5 EUR or more if you like

Venue: Will be announced beginning of june.

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All Workshops will be held at PHYNIXtanzt or "Hayal Dance Studio".



PhynixtanztPHYNIXtanzt- Studio für Tango Argentino & Modern Dance - Hasenheide 54 (Südsternhöfe), 10967 Berlin Kreuzberg / Subway:: U7 Südstern

 

Hayal Dance MovesHayal Dance Studio - Körtestr. 10, 10967 Berlin Kreuzberg / Subway:: U7 Südstern

 

here a map of all our venues: