04:18:36 .:: QUEERTANGO FESTIVAL BERLIN 2022 - PROGRAMM & BOOKING ::.

:: ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2022::


Please review the complete list of workshops and milongas offered for the 10th 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 15th of June! After that the prices will increase to normal fees.

Online registration will close 4th of July - after that open workshops spots will be available at our ticket office 7th-9th 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:

 
      = All Level (up to 1 year and further)- NO ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS   = 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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Thursday 7.7.2022
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio STERN Phynixtanzt Studio Süd  
12-1.30 pm

  • WS#01 - Keys for milonga

  • Ezgi & Ezgi

  • Technique & combinations

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 4 (follow) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both   SOLD OUT!


  • WS#02 - THE BIOMECHANICS OF TANGO I
    The spine and pelvis- the axis and center

  • Katia Abbondanzieri

  • From the coccyx to the top of the head, how to invite your back and your pelvis into your dance. The objective of this workshop is to put a focus on your center which allows you to maintain your stability, which gives you a direction, which allows you to move your center of gravity in space, which gives support to your hips so that they can be free in their movements and create fluidity. Please take a SCARF with you for this class.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 15 (norole) 

 

PAUSE
Venue: to be announced to be announced to be announced
2-3.30 pm

  • WS#03 - Don't let go/Yes let go: Soltadas

  • Lucas de Buenos Aires

  • It can be unusual to break the tango embrace, but it can also add new dimensions. Soltadas and turns continue to evolve in Tango. Let's experiment safely in a classroom, and see just how much spark we can create. Moves will be taught in isolation, no long sequences.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 4 (follow) 1 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#04 - 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 are playing with the music on the spot but also floating through space and time together. Do not miss Astrid's great Vals secrets ;-)

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 4 (follow) 7 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#05 - Love the Floor

  • Ray Sullivan & Luis Vivas

  • This class is structured to help dancers focus on their walk using energy through their feet, and on how to dance through their standing axis in order to free the gesturing leg. The concept is to work together with couples on how to connect and dance from the center with a freer individual connection to the floor.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 7 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: to be announced to be announced to be announced
4-5.30 pm

  • WS#06 - Conditioning for oneness

  • Brigitta Winkler
    assisted by Marc VanZwoll

  • a radical approach to question roles and explore the landscape that lies beyond!

    this course is only for dancers who dance already both roles

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 8 (norole) 


  • WS#07 - Variations for tango exhibition and stage

  • Carlos Blanco & Rey Flores

  • Express yourself! Secrets of movements that work well in performances or also can be inspriration for your dancing in general.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (lead) 6 (follow) 7 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#08 - What's up with Biagi

  • Lucas de Buenos Aires

  • Musicality for Tango's most nontraditional traditionalist pianist.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 5 (lead) 2 (follow) 8 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio STERN    
6-7.30 pm

  • WS#9 - Musicality

  • Ezgi & Ezgi

  • dance to the music, dance to the emocions

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 1 (lead) 1 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

   
PAUSE
Venue: to be announced    
9pm-5am

  • Festival Opening Milonga - Thursday

  • DJ: Mikhail Kapitskiy (Tel Aviv)

  • Practica: 9:00 - 10:00pm with Otar Bagaturia & Mikhail Kapitskiy (Tel Aviv)

    Milonga: 10pm *Show:ca. 11.30 p.m.
    DJ:Mikhail Kapitskiy

  • Price: €21
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 
Friday 8.7.2022
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio Süd Phynixtanzt Studio STERN  
12-1.30 pm

  • WS#10 - THE BIOMECHANICS OF TANGO II
    The upper limbs and the rib cage - the abrazo

  • Katia Abbondanzieri

  • We will explore the biomechanics of tango, focusing on the anatomy of your upper body, from your rib cage to your hands. How important are my shoulder blades in my tango and what muscles drive them? How do I keep my rib cage alive using my diaphragm? What importance should I give to my hands? Can I leave the abrazo in the dance, when and how? How do I use compression and expansion to give my tango more life?

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 9 (norole) 

  • WS#11 - Turns & Sacadas applied in Vals rhythm

  • Carlos Blanco & Rey Flores

  • Description

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (follow) 1 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio STERN A Compas Studio Phynixtanzt Studio S&uum;d
2-3.30 pm

  • WS#12 - Close embrace

  • Ezgi & Ezgi

  • using dissociations and find much more possibilities.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 4 (follow) 4 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#13 - Deconstruction

  • Lucas de Buenos Aires

  • Breaking Tango apart to put it back together with renewed creativity. Absolutely advanced only. Professional dancers welcome.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 4 (lead) 4 (follow) 7 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • Argentine Tango & Authentic Movement

  • Brigitta Winkler (assisted by Marc Van Zwoll)

  • Authentic Movement and Argentine Tango wants to develop a kinesthetic awareness, interpersonal skills, empathy and a sense of embodied presence...

    !! This is a 3 hour workshop from 2pm - 5pm !!

  • Price: €55
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 12

PAUSE
Venue: A Compas Studio Phynixtanzt Studio STERN
4-5.30 pm

  • WS#14 - Tango - Share From Your Center

  • Ray Sullivan & Luis Vivas

  • This class is structured to help dancers use the energy from their axis to maintain their identity in order to truly share with their dance partners. Working with simple floor patterns to use in the milongas, the dancers will explore how to stay connected while deepening their own center, exploring greater movement vocabulary in improvisation.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 3 (follow) 4 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#15 - The discovery and magic of slowness and the pause

  • Astrid Weiske

  • In this workshop we focus on how we can create deeper quality in our connection and expression of ourself and the music. We discover how our repertoire in both roles through slowing down or even pausing becomes another dimension of quality and connection.?? Exercises for slow motion dance and movement, giving the opportunity to enhance coordination, power and new sensations in the body and soul. This helps to develop deeper sensations, softness and musical creations together.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 1 (follow) 6 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio STERN    
6-7.30 pm

  • WS#16 - Musicality - Milonga traspie

  • Carlos Blanco & Ray Flores

  • The traspie as an essential element in the milonga. A fun play with rhythm and variations of movements

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (follow) 5 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both 

 

 
9pm-open-end

  • Festival Milonga at Bebop - Friday

  • DJ: George Nassan

  • Practica: 9:00 - 10:00pm with Otar Bagaturia & Mikhail Kapitskiy (Tel Aviv)

    Milonga: 10pm *Show:ca. 11.30pm/ DJ: George Nassan - Show: Ezgi & Ezgi (Turkey)

  • Price: €21
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 
Saturday 9.7.2022
Venue: Phynixtanzt Studio STERN Phynixtanzt Studio Süd  
12-1.30 pm

  • WS#17 - Enrosques

  • Ezgi & Ezgi

  • key body technique for enrosques as a follower and leader and learn where and how to apply in your dance.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

  • WS#18 - THE BIOMECHANICS OF TANGO III
    The lower limbs - the ground

  • Katia Abbondanzieri

  • Do you know what the different phases of the podiatry walk are? What are the anatomical reasons for better propulsion efficiency with a stretched knee rather than a bent knee? Why do we say that the legs start at the plexus and even higher to have a nice dissociation? What muscles allow us to grow effectively in the ground? We will study and experiment the different phases of walking, anchoring and support in the ground for more flexibility and power in your dance. We will discover the different types of feet so as to dance with its morphology to avoid injury.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 5 (norole) 

PAUSE
Venue: to be announced to be announced to be announced
2-3.30 pm

  • WS#19 - Planeos

  • Carlos Blanco & Rey Flores

  • The Element of planeo and it's possibilities

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 1 (follow) 8 (both) 

  • lead   SOLD OUT!

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#20 - We Can Just Milonga to This?

  • Lucas de Buenos Aires

  • "Alternative milonga" ideas for both updating milonga with contemporary styling and honoring traditional milonga while incorporating it into different kinds of music. No memorizing of sequences required.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 4 (follow) 4 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#21 - Pivotal Moments

  • Brigitta Winkler
    assisted by Marc VanZwoll

  • Games ,Technic and Step examples with change of direction !

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (lead) 6 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow   SOLD OUT!

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: to be announced to be announced to be announced
4-5.30 pm

  • WS#22 Vals - Playing with the Music

  • Ray Sullivan & Luis Vivas

  • This class is structured to help dancers understand how to use the connection of the embrace to gain a deeper understanding of the music in order to play with vals. It teaches the true benefits of disassociation, using a simple series of turning and walking sacadas to have fun and liven up the Vals together.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 2 (lead) 1 (follow) 1 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#23 - Ocho Odyssee

  • Astrid Weiske

  • Discover mulitple variations of ochos for leaders and followers, off the beaten track. A playful journey of new ideas and musicality.

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 3 (lead) 2 (follow) 8 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

  • WS#24 - Tango Somatics

  • Brigitta Winkler assisted by Marc VanZwoll

  • Concepts of Developmental Movement applied to Tango . Theme: Turns

  • Price: €35
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • 4 (lead) 4 (follow) 8 (both) 

  • lead 

  • follow 

  • both 

PAUSE
Venue: to be announced    
9pm-open-end

  • Gala Night at Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche - Saturday

  • DJ:TBA

  • Practica: 9:00 - 10:00pm Otar Bagaturia & Mikhail Kapitskiy (Tel Aviv)
    DJ: TBA
    Milonga: 10pm - 5am *Live-Music: TBA
    Show:ca. 11.30pm with Carlos Blanco & Ray Flores (Mexico)

  • Price: €28
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 
 
Sunday 10.7.2022
Venue: to be announced  
       
       
7pm- 2 am
  • Fare-Well Milonga at Bebop - Sunday

  • DJ: Peggy LaBaronne (Paris)



  • Price: €10
  • Remaining Spaces:
  • Space Available

 

Monday 11.7.2022 - After Festival Charity Milonga

Venue: To be announced

in the afternoon - times will be announced soon

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

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

This year we will donate all income towards the Project Quarteera e.V. www.quarteera.de

Quarteera, a Berlin-based collective of LGBT+ people from the Russian-speaking world that offers assistance to those fleeing homophobic violence in the region. Especially during the war against Ukraine they are very active to help and support queer ukrainian war refugees to find homes in Berlin and Germany for their special needs of security.


DJ: To be announced

Admission: 8 EUR or more if you like

Venueto be announced

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All Workshops will be held at PHYNIXtanzt or " A compas Studio and Location, both Hasenheide 54, 10965 Berlin.



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

 

 

A compas Studio and Location A Compas / Studio and location - Hasenheide 54 (Südsternhöfe), 10967 Berlin Kreuzberg / Subway:: U7 Südstern

 

 

 

here a map of all our venues: