Thanks to Amy Groshek (American phd student and tango instructor) for writing the article below which features a list of advices to straight tango teachers, when they want to reach out to the queer community and teach queer people to dance open role or queer tango.
Video (3:34): ‘Beyond Emotion’ by Lumi Antoniou and Ermid Karaboulas, June 2019.
Video (1:17:58): Juliet McMains, University of Washington, giving her lecture ‘Queer Tangueras and Rebellious Wallflowers’ at the Dance Studies Colloquium, November 2018.
A review by Ray Batchelor for the Queer Tango Project.
1er Encuentro Formativo de Tango Queer Valparaiso Chile. November 21-23, 2019.
Video (18:02): TANGO AS GENDER PERFORMANCE: RESTING THEORY (English subtitles available) / (QUEER TANGO RANT) TANGO, PERFORMANCE DE GÉNERO: LA TEORÍA DEL DESCANSAR. Una conversación fruto de la amistad entre Belén Castellanos y Aramo Olaya (feministes y bailarines de tango queer), que tuvo lugar en Asturias (España) en agosto de 2016.
Festival review by Margaret Trotter / Queer Tango London.
1st. International Queer Tango Celebration 2019 in Bochum, June 28-30, 2019 at Tango La Boca Bochum, Castroper Straße 195, 44791 Bochum, Germany.
Video (2:27): Ezgi Sarıkaya and Ezgi Turmuş Binici performing an open role tango vals as the 4th dance of their tango show at the Trabzon Tango Meeting 4, 2019 in Turkey. The whole performance is available for viewing on Youtube. 🙂
Save the dates October 18-20, 2019. Registration opens on April, 7, 2019.
We are very glad to invite you to our V International Festival of Queer Dances in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 30 – June 3, 2019. Stay with us to get more information about the place, time and price.
We love this recent news article about tango singer and composer Marisa Vazquez and Tango Hembra by Al Jazeera’s Charis McGowan.