THE SHOW tells the story of the transformation of a man who discovers tango today. It is divided into an” Introduction” and eight scenes.
Each scene is introduced by its name on the screen.
All the dancers perform three tangos.
- SCENE 1: BUENOS AIRES
We show a short film of Buenos Aires, a city of contrasts, where we introduce seven
milongueros – the heroes of our story.
- SCENE 2: ROUTINE
The dancers perform a contemporary choreography, which symbolizes the monotony of the daily life of our protagonist.
. We project the second video, which illustrates the routine of our seven milongueros.
. At the end, a woman, the symbol of Tango, crosses the stage. Our protagonist follows her, fascinated, while she dances on her own.
- SCENE 3: MILONGA
We re-create a milonga. The dancers all act and dance specific roles. The woman enters and joins the party, followed by our protagonist who keeps observing her with intensity.
- SCENE 4: THE BEGINNING
The following day, our protagonist is at work and begins to dream about tango.
The choreography shows three couples
with different styles performing routines
of “tango nuevo” and contemporary dance.
- SCENE 5: Apprenticeship
The scene starts with a tango class taken by our protagonist. It’s hard! The teacher shows “el abrazo” with a woman. All the students begin to walk and perform simple routines. The protagonist does not start well but improves rapidly. The class congratulates him. He invites the woman to dance…
- SCENE 6: FALLING IN LOVE
With four dancers, the choreography shows various facets of love – seduction, passion, and humor. The protagonist fell in love.
- SCENE 7: WAKING UP
The protagonist and the woman keep dancing. At the end of the tango, he asks her for another one but she turns him down brusquely. He is in shock and starts dancing alone while other male dancers arrive and take him to a different milonga.
- SCENE 8: SOCIAL TANGO
. We project a short film where we see our seven milongueros happy with their friends, chatting, drinking, and dancing: we discover the social life of a milonga.
. All the dancers perform two choreographies, as in a milonga. The protagonist is part of the group, at peace, transformed.