MARIA BLANCO IN NYC
2 Exclusive Workshops
Saturday, February 13th
4:00 pm and 5:30 pm
The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory
104 W 14th Street
New York, NY 10011
1 Workshop: $30
2 Workshops: $50
4:00 to 5:15
Learn the system of exercises to create your own adornos while playing with different orchestras.
Torso commands technique: how all leg and feet movements are a consequence of the torso movement.
You can wear your dance sneakers or heels as well.
5:30 to 6:45
FOLLOWERS AND LEADERS.
How to apply the embellishments into the dance, how to lead and follow an adorno using the torso technique.
Changes of dynamic. We will work with specific orchestras, understanding the history and lyrics of each song. How to use the same movements with Di Sarli, Pugliese and D’arienzo.
About Maria Blanco
A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Maria began dancing at the age of six, studying ballet and modern dance. Her professional career as an Argentine Tango dancer began in 2003. In Buenos Aires she worked as the main tango instructor and event organizer at exclusive hotels such as the Faena , Four Seasons, Alvear and Sofitel. She directed and choreographed shows in Argentina and Uruguay. An important part of her career has always been performing for TV advertisements such as Panasonic, Dj Hero and Coca Cola combining both her dancing and acting skills.
She has been a member and performer of ‘ Leonardo Cuello dance company’,’Mora Godoy’, ‘Señor Tango’, ‘Homero Manzi’ and ‘Tango Porteño”, “Tango House” (New York) and “ForeverTango”
She is a current juror for the Asian World Tango Championship in the city of Tokyo, Japan.
She has toured in Italy, Spain, Greece, Israel, China, Japan, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Uruguay and Indonesia performing and teaching Argentinean tango.