A DANCE PERFORMANCE
A woman discovers the milonga world and falls in love with a dancer. To conquer him, she decides to learn how to dance.
Not being reciprocated, her fantasy of love turns into disappointment. She decides to quit dancing.
In the end, she returns to the Milonga, realizing that along the way, she has gained access, through the dance, to a special social space.
The story is told by a company of 12 dancers, audiovisual projections and original live music from the Social Tango ensemble (2 singers and 4 musicians).
Duration: 70 min.
Technical Director: Marcelo Cuervo
Video and Photography Director: Nora Lezano
Musical Director: Fulvio Giraudo
Choreography Director: Lucia Ohyama
Artistic Direction and Choreography: Agustina Videla
The work was born as an original production of the city complex of Buenos Aires for their 2013 season.
During 2017 a choreographic fragment was performed at Centro Cultural Kirchner.
On 2018 Social Tango was part of the tv show “La Hora del Tango” and “Bailemos en el Hall” at the San Martín Theater. Social Tango was also part of the program of the Buenos Aires Tango Festival 2018.
On April 27th 2019 was premiere a new adaptation of the work at “Teatro de La Ribera” in Buenos Aires.
“This is a beautiful audiovisual experience in the broadest sense, which attracts audiences from different spheres – photography, dance and cinematic documentary – and provides an exquisite glimpse of a world of fascination with movement and the personal metamorphosis it can produce.