FEST SCHEDULE

The 2020 class schedule will be ready on October 20

Class and Event Schedule 

THURSDAY SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom
6.30 pm to 9.15* pm Competition: First Qualifying Round: Tango de Pista & Stage Tango  Official Categories, and Salon Senior unique round.
Presentation of the Official Judges
9.15 pm to 2.30 am

Grand Opening Milonga

DJ to be announced.

Presentation & Group Demo by the Festival Maestros

*Please note that  competitors accreditation for Pista and Stage Tango categories will take place from 1.30 to 4.00pm at San Ramon Ballroom

 

FRIDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am 

All Levels Tango

Julio & Virginia

“Introduction to our tango Technique”

 

Intermediate Advanced Tango

Cristian & Leah

Mechanism for “Giros” (turns) for Leaders & Followers

Available for private classes
Lunch Break Available to practice for Tango de Pista competitors’  11..30 – 1.00pm Available for Stage Tango competitors’ rehearsals 11.30 – 1.00pm Available for private classes
1.15 – 2.30 pm

Pre- Intermediate Tango

Junior Cervila

Technique for Leaders

Intermediate/Advanced Tango

Julio & Virginia

Movements in cross system to enhance the improvisation

 

Available for private classes 
2.45 – 4.00 pm

Intermediate Milonga

Cristian & Leah

Lisa & traspie (rhythm & technique)

 

 Advanced Tango

Gustavo & Giselle

“VOLCADAS: Front, Back & Rebounds” 

 

2.45 to 4.00 pm

 

Available for Stage Competitors’ practice

Afternoon Break 4.15  to 6.15 pm

 

Available for Tango de Pista competitors’ practice

Stage Tango competitors rehearsal

 

4.15 to 6.45 pm

 

Available for Private Classes

  N/A

Tango de Pista Competitors’ floor craft rehearsal

Available for private classes
7.05 – 9.15 pm N/A 6.30 pm

Competition starts: Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango categories
 + Stage Groups

N/A
9.15 pm – 2.30 am

 

 

 

N/A Milonga

DJ to be announced

10.00pm Announcement of  Official categories Semifinalists 

Coronation of Salon Senior Champions & Stage Group winner

11.15 pm  Performance by Official USA Champions 2019

N/A
SATURDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am All Levels Tango

Guadalupe Garcia

Technique for Followers


Advanced Tango
(for couples only)

Gustavo & Giselle

“COLGADAS: Linear, Circular, one step, two steps…” 

 

Available for private classes
11.30 am – 12.45 pm

Advanced Tango

Cristian & Leah

Enrosques & Sacadas

Intermediate-Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

“Todaro’s” steps

Intermediate Tango

Julio & Virginia

Moves in cross system to enhance improvisation

Lunch Break Available for private classes

 

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

1.00 to 2.00

Festival Maestros rehearsals

Available for private classes

 

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

 12.45- 2.00pm

Special Workshop 
in San Ramon ballroom.

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2.15 – 3.30 pm

Intermediate Tango

Gustavo & Giselle

“MILONGUERO” TANGO – Very Easy Steps but very Difficult Style: shape, lines, posture, way, feelings, attitude, etc….” 

Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

“Mingo Pugliese´s” steps

Intermediate Vals

Cristian & Leah

“Vaivén”, “cadencia” & rhythm”

3.45 – 5.00 pm  Intermediate-Advanced Milonga

Julio & Virginia
Rhythm and “traspié”

 Advanced Tango
(for couples only)
Gustavo & Giselle

“GANCHOS at extreme combinations….” 

Intermediate Tango

Cristian & Leah

“Barridas” on the dance floor

Afternoon Break — USED BY COMPETITORS:

Warm up for Pista & Milonga Competitors  (one tanda each category)

5.15 pm – 6.15 pm

Rehearsals/warm up for:

5.15 -6.15 pm Stage Tango 

6.15 – 6.45 pm Milonga and Tango de Pista floor craft rehearsal

Available for Private classes

5.15 pm – 6.45 pm

7.00 to 9.00 pm Used  by competitors 7.00pm Competition:

Semifinal Rounds for Stage Tango & Tango de Pista official categories / Qualifying rounds for Milonga & “So you think you can tango?” categories

N/A
9.00 pm – 2.30 am N/A GALA MILONGA 

 

DJ to be announced

9.45pm Announcement of Finalists

 Live Music &

Main Masters Show

N/A
SUNDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 – 11.15 am

Pre-intermediate Tango

Julio & Virginia

Intro to circular movements

Inter/Advanced Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

“Pupi Castelo´s” steps

Available for private classes
11.30 am – 12.45 pm All Levels Tango

Gustavo & Giselle
TECHNIQUE
For Men & Women

Advanced Tango

Cristian & Leah

Playing off axis & finding freedom in the legs with boleos

Intermediate Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

“Petaca” steps

Lunch Break 1.00 – 2.00 pm

 

Available for private classes

1.00 – 1.30pm

 

Festival Maestros rehearsals

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1.30 – 2.00 pm

Stage Tango rehearsals

12.50 – 2.05 pm

Special  workshop

(outside program)

Click here

2.15 – 3.30 pm  Intermediate Tango

Junior & Guadalupe

“Pepito Avellaneda´s” steps

Advanced Vals

Julio & Virginia

Displacements for vals focusing on musicality

Intermediate-Advanced Tango

Gustavo & Giselle
“Front, side & heel Low SACADAS”

3.45 – 5.00 pm All Levels

Cristian & Leah

Caminatas & transitions

Advanced Tango

Julio & Virginia

Spiral movements (our speciality)

Intermediate Tango

Gustavo & Giselle
“TANGO RHYTHM – in the dance and on the whiteboard”

Afternoon Break     5.00 – 7.00 pm
5.15 to 6.45pm

 

Pista and  Senior Competitors’ Warm up


5.05 to 5.30pm

 

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors

5.30 to 6.15pm

Orientation and floor craft for  “So you think you can Tango?”

6.15 to 6.45pm

Floor craft rehearsal for Pista, Stage, Seniors & Milonga

5.15 to 6.45pm

 

Available for Private classes

7.05 – 8.30 pm N/A  7.05pm Competition

 

Grand Final:
Tango de Pista, Stage Tango,  Milonga and Vals

8.30 pm Prizes Ceremony: Coronation of the 2020 Official USA Champions

N/A
9.00 pm to 2.30 am
N/A Farewell Milonga

 

DJ to be announced

 Live Music

11.00 pm Masters Show 

N/A
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