Edwin Leonardo Olarte (from Colombia, aka Leonardo Montiel) was in the final in the world championship of tango in Buenos Aires (2016), 3rd place in the championship “Pelando Variaciones” in Buenos Aires (2016) and 2nd place in the Colombian championship of tango (2012). He has been dancing in different casas de tango/tango shows and companies in Buenos Aires, such as Cafe de Los Angelitos, Gala tango, Social tango, Hotel Faena, Sabor a tango, and the last one was Miguel Angel Zotto’s company Tango x2 in his show “Tango Raices”.
Vittoria Franchina (from Italy) graduated at AIDA (association of professors graduated at Teatro Alla Scala in Milan). 2nd place at the championship Tripudium ballet in Milan (2010) and 4th place at the International Championship Expression in Florence (2012). She has been dancing in many theatres in Buenos Aires and Europe as tango dancer and contemporary dancer.
As a couple they have been teaching and dancing in different milongas and events, first in Buenos Aires and then in October, November and December 2017 in different cities in Italy such as Milan, Bari, Genova, Pavia, Reggio Emilia and others (Milonga Cafe Caribe in Milan, Milonga Melograno in Milan, Mieru Mieru, Milonga Informal Reggio Emilia, Valentini Runway in Bari, Archivolto Theatre in Genova, Milonga Tango Asi…).
In January, February and March 2018 they have been working in Colombia with performance and classes (First International tango festival of milonga Tinta Roja in Bogota, Milonga Municipal, Milonga el Jaguar…).
In April 2018 they have been working in Europe in Milan, Bologna (Milonga Tango Dispari), Messina (Milonga Tango Querido), Castellanza (Milonga Melograno), Dublin (Milonga Turk’s head and annual ball at Mansion House 2018), Wexford (Milonga Oriental).
In May and June, they are going to be in Pavia (Tango Asi), Reggio Calabria (Festival Dello Stretto), Athens (Tango Steps), Venice (Tango Parasiempre) and Belgium.
They teach regularly in two tango schools (Kreo in Milan and Indaco in Iseo) and Milonga Cafe Caribe in Milan.
|Friday||1930-2100||Women’s and men’s technique||All|
|Saturday||1200-1330||Find a comfortable embrace. Close and open embrace, walking sequences and change of directions.||All|
|1345-1515||Giros, sacadas and enrosques.||Intermediate|
|2100-0100||Milonga with show|
|Sunday||1200-1330||Tecnique of the turn with different kind of embrace. sequences in a reduced space.||All|
|1545-1715||Axis and out of axis. Apile, volcada and colgada.||Intermediate/advanced|