Weekend with Nikita Gerdt 19-20 October 2019

... under high voltage 

Dancing in company with Nikita is always a unique experience. Not only for his elegant style and extraordinary musicality but also for the positive energy that he shares and inject to people around him. Let this energy flow through you during 5 weekend seminars and Saturday milonga with a show.  

Nikita Gerdt (RUS/GER) was born in Moscow but already as a child moved to Berlin. There he received education in classical and modern dance and since 2006 he has been commited to argentine tango. Among teachers who most influenced his style are Sabrina and Ruben Veliz, Mario Morales, Maria Ines Bogado, Facundo de la Cruz.  Nikita teaches tango at international festivals and performs on stage, e. g. with Berlin Filharmony or at Komische Oper Berlin. In 2016 he won at the UK Tango Championship in the tango salon category. Nikita´s teaching is characterised by entertainment and understanding of students' needs.

 



Programme of weekend workshops (level intermediate to advanced, Nikita's assistant will be Ivana Balkova):

Saturday 19 October
WS1    13:00 - 14:30   Technique for both roles (individual registrations)
WS2    15:00 - 16:30   Walking through turns using Mingo Pugliese system of 8 positions
WS3    17:00 - 18:30   Dancing with different orchesters: practical musicality

Sunday 20 October
WS4    14:00 - 15:30    Milonga
WS5    16:00 - 17:30    Steps and movements from the golden fund of tango


Registrations (technique ws individuals, other ws in couples): through registration form WEEKEND with NIKITA

Prices (per person):
1 workshop CZK 450/ws
2 - 3 workshops CZK 400/ws
4 - 5 workshops CZK 350/ws

Place: studio Bailemos, Na Maninách 32a, Prague

Argentine tango, let's meet!

studio Bailemos 27 October 18:00 - 21:00

We warmly invite you to spend with us Sunday evening which will be dedicated to Argentine tango in all its forms! Firstly, you may learn tango basics during an open lesson for beginners. After that you can plunge into melancholic tones of tango by guitarrist Pablo Cardozo of Buenos Aires. His concert will be accompanied by dance performance of Bailemos studio lecturers. And finally there will be a short tango party, so called milonga.

Pablo Cardoso (ARG), guitarrist and singer, focus on argentine tango and folclore. His wide repertoire covers all history and development of these musical genres. His arrangements are characterised by depth and energy, however, they show fidelity to the original compositions. His first European tour took place 15 years ago and he has played in many international tango and folclore festival since. Pablo will perform for the first time in Prague.

Programme:

18:00-19:00 open class of tango basics for beginners

19:00-19:30 concert by Pablo Cardozo (guitarre, voice) with dance performance by Bailemos lecturers Barbora and Jan

19:30-21:00 dance party or milonga

Entry CZK 100 per person.

You do not need to register for this event. Both couples and individuals can participate. The studio will be opened from 17:30. There will be an open bar. Water, coffee, tea for free.

We are looking forward to your visit and hope you will have a great time with tango argentino!