Master Classes

During the Festival weekend there will be four Master classes for advanced or master dancers. : one taught by Alicia Pons; the second by Marcela Duran: the second by ; the third by Somer & Jessica; and the final one taught by Cristian & Melisa. Permission is required and there will be limited enrollment.

Master Class 1 - Alicia Pons

Friday 4/15: 5:00-6:30pm - Musicality: musical elements of the different rhythms and orchestras.

Master Class 2 - Marcela Duran

Saturday 4/16: 10:15-11:45am - Remembering the milonguero Carlos Gavito. Famous steps, his secrets, and his attidues.
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Master Class 3 - Somer & Jessica

Saturday 4/16: 4:30-6:00pm - Changes of directions inside the turns
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Master Class 4 - Cristian & Melisa

Sunday 4/17: 10:30-12:30pm - Variations in Tango Salon: enrosques and ladies' embellishments.
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Master Classes registration is restricted to advanced dancers - limited enrollment

Master class are $50 for each class or $45 each for two or more.


Important Notes

  • The master classes are not part of the festival packages and must be paid for separately for $50 each or $45 each for two or more.
  • Permission from the organizer required and registration for one of the following Festival passes is required: Full Festival, Saturday Arrival, Student Full Festival, or Day pass for the day of the Master class.
  • Registration and entry for the Master classes will also be based on your date of your Festival registration. Earlier registration will be given first priority and Full Festival pass registration will be given higher priority over all other pass options.
  • Please email masterclass@chicagotangofestival.com prior to registering for a master class.