Kickstart the year with the lovely ALEXANDRA WOOD and GUILLERMO TORRENS! With their expert help in a class designed to enable you to make beautiful, smooth giros with lapizs and calesitas and including a performance to match, plus DJ-ing by Tango on the Thames favourite, Diego Doigneau.
You might as well start 2019 as you mean to go on!
£15 Class + Milonga
£12 Milonga only
(…collected at the door).
The Shepherd Hall
St Thomas’s Hospital
Westminster Bridge Rd
How to get there?
Whack the address into Google Maps, or…
Either WESTMINSTER, cross Westminster Bridge, St Thomas’s on the right-hand side
…OR WATERLOO, Walk south-west on York Rd towards Chicheley St, Turn left onto Forum Magnum Square, Turn right onto York Rd, Turn left onto Westminster Bridge Rd/A302
There is pay car park at St Thomas’s Hospital, which you approach from the south.
Guillermo Torrens and Alexandra Wood teach and perform together in London and on tour, Guillermo is from Argentina and Alexandra from England. Their classes run weekly in London and are focused on pure traditional Argentine Tango covering all aspects and levels.
Their dance school offers friendly and detailed classes which are sure to inspire and fulfil. They have both got many years of experience teaching and dancing.
They first starred dancing together in the West end hit Midnight Tango! They have danced on ITV’s This Morning and BBC2 Classic Brit awards. They travel world-wide teaching and performing, and they are have toured between classes with the UK show ‘Tangomotion’ with Tango Siempre.
They are committed and passionate dance professionals.
Alexandra has been teaching tango for 15 years, she trained in classical ballet and later contemporary dance, she worked professionally as a contemporary dancer. She trained in dance and other performing arts for 6 years, in the latter three she studied and gained BA hons degree in Dance. She continues to train and study all forms but her passions for Argentine Tango formed her career.
Her tango training took place mainly in Buenos Aires. She had the privilege of performing in many milongas in Buenos Aires. She studied with many masters including Miguel Angel Zotto (with whom she had the honour of teaching) Osvaldo Zotto, Los Dispari, and the incredible Misse family especially Andrea Misse as well as along with many other teachers.
Alexandra co-created the first Argentine tango school in London, Tango in Action in 2002.
She now runs ‘Alexandra Wood Tango school’ in London and enjoys travelling to teach and perform internationally. Check out her blog www.AlexandraWoodTango.co.uk or on Facebook.
Guillermo was born in Argentina and Tango soon became his life. He studied with the legendary Orlando Paiva along with Claudio Omar and Maria Veronica. He moved to Buenos Aires in 2002 to study with Raul Bravo, Angela Ruth Manonellas, Silvio Lavia and Mimi Santa, and studied acting with Hector Ansaldi. In 2007 he toured around the UK as the lead dancer in Tango Nuevo with the Tango Siempre Company. From 2011 Guillermo danced in the show, Midnight Tango in the West End and touring. Guillermo is an experienced choreographer. He has choreographed many of the shows and exhibitions with which he’s been involved. Countries he has taught include Argentina, Switzerland, Greece and the UK.
He also has a tango school in the North called Tango Unlimited, and is teaching tango in schools and organises various Tango Festivals, Tango Holidays and Cultural Holidays. More information about Tango can be found at and for Tango and Cultural Holidays at https://www.tango-sense.com/tangoholidays-abroad
Argentinian “DJ de Tango”, Diego is one of the three sets of brains behind 3D Tango and is well-known not only in London, but around the world. As ever, he will bring us his intelligent, imaginative, responsive, but above all danceable choices of music during a milonga. Diego is a connoisseur of tango music and uses his exquisite taste to bring joy to the dance floor. We are fortunate to have him play for us!