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Every Thursday take the subway to Buenos Aires!
We been teaching and dancing for many years in New York City, and still going strong.
Come visit us every Thursday, rain or shine, Thanksgiving or not! We are always open.
From 7 to 8pm we teach for total beginners. No need for a partner or an appointment.
The beginners class is ongoing and open for all. No, you do not have two left feet!
From 8 to 9:30pm is the intermediate class. Every week different instructors from all over
the world teach the intermediate level. Each Thursday you have the opportunity to better
your Tango skills with somebody new, somebody famous, somebody great!
And then…. we dance, dance, and dance, till 2am!
what else do you want?
a piece of Buenos Aires
Jose is a complete artist, who weaves an imaginary bridge among the visual arts, theater, and tango dance.
Jose is a teachers of teacher. A leader in the tango community in Buenos Aires and we feel honored to be able to host him in Esquina Tango!
Jose studied drawing and painting with the great Guillermo Kuitca, acting with Vivi Tellas, and tango with Gustavo Naveira, Puppy Castello, The Dinzels and Miguel Balmaceda, among others.
Since 1982, Jose had divided his life between painting and tango, where he is recognized as a distinguished dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher. Among other achievements, he won the National Prize of the Arts in 1991 and 1996.
With Carlos Stassi, Jose organized the mythic Buenos Aires milonga Porteño y Bailarín, where one could frequently see his paintings exhibited. He participated in numerous plays, and danced the choreographies of Ana Maria Stekelman. His most recent work, Íntimos (Intimate), under the direction of Cristina Banegas and danced by him and Eladia Cordoba, earned much praise in the world of tango.
José Garófalo emerges from the vanguard generation of Buenos Aires which approaches tango with the boldness and passion this genre demands.