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So you want to “help” queers learn tango… by Amy Groshek

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.

(QUEER TANGO RANT) TANGO, PERFORMANCE DE GÉNERO: LA TEORÍA DEL DESCANSAR

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.

Ezgi Sarıkaya and Ezgi Turmuş Binici

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. 🙂

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V Elements – Queer Dance Festival, Russia

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.