On Friday 26 August
Antonio Martinez & Francesca Bertelli
teach the Intermediate
"creative dancing in a reduced space"
Performance at 10:45pm
Antonio is a milonguero from Buenos Aires. He and
his partner Francesca Bertelli are based in Tuscany
where they "teach a tango that, although respectful of
the milonguero tradition, incorporates innovative
concepts giving both leader and follower a central role
in the dance. Posture, walking, connection in the
embrace and musicality are the pillars of their
The theme of the class in Spanish was "Mucho baile en
poco espacio." The class will show how to dance
creatively in crowded spaces, with the music and
respecting the other couples in the ronda.
The only videos I can find of Antonio and Francesca are
either too dark to see or chop off the dancers' feet.
Instead, see Antonio dancing with Monica Paz to
[From Chris Jordan later: Antonio and Francesca dancing
a brightened video, to Remembranza by Ricardo Malerba
with singer Orlando Medina
The DJ is
he played (new window)]