The New Zealand Tango Festival FREE events - NZTF FREE PUBLIC EVENTS

Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown

Free Beginners Classes

Saturday 27th June 2015 12 - 1.30pm and 2.30 - 4pm

Never danced tango before? Well, this is your chance to try it out for free, drag your friends along or come on your own, have a go, and hang around for the lunch-time milonga where you can try out your moves, and check out what the other dancers are doing. Register for the free beginners classes here.

The free beginners classes continue on

Sunday 28th June 11am - 12.30pm and 1.30 - 3pm.

View the New Zealand Teachers to see which local teachers will be teaching the beginners classes

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Free workshops on Tango Music with Stephan Resch

With Stephan Resch and Grigor Aslanyan

Saturday 27th June 2015 10 - 11.30am


Tango orchestras such as Biagi, Calo and Laurenz

With Stephan Resch

Sunday 28th June 2015 3.30 - 5pm


Basic principles of constructing good tandas with examples of what to do and what not to do.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own tanda for discussion or request a tanda to be "built" around a certain key song, eg. "Poema".

For further details click here

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Free lunch-time Milongas at Te Whaea

Friday 26th and Saturday 27th June 2015 1.30 - 2.30pm

A great opportunity for beginners to try out what they have learnt in the classes, and to see more experienced dancers in action.

There will also be a lunch-time milonga on

Sunday 12.30 - 1.30pm

if you want another chance to put those new moves into practice.

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