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Nito & Elba Friday Workshops (1&2)

  • Dance Loft on 14 4618 14th St NW Washington, DC, 20011 United States (map)

Workshop 1

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Walking and pivoting technique, planeos, Nito & Elba steps. $35

Workshop 2

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Milonga Liza $35

or both Workshops for $60!


Performance afterwards at Milonga de Luz.

About Nito & Elba

Elegant and graceful, Nito and Elba Garcia are two of the most beloved and respected tango dancers, well into their sixth decade of dancing, who have toured the world as ambassadors of tango.

Elba was born in Junin, Buenos Aires and Nito in Buenos Aires Province. Nito started his professional career by winning fifteen consecutive dancing contests from 1955 – 1965.  In 1966 he performed with Osvaldo Pugliese in Cielo de Barrilete at the Marconi Theatre.

Since the early 1990s Nito and his partner Elba have been guest performers and teachers in established tango festivals throughout the United States – from San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York, to Texas, Las Vegas and Hawaii. Plus Mexico, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Jamaica.  

When in Buenos Aires, they perform regularly in the tango show at the Esquina Carlos Gardel, have been invited to teach at CITA every year and are highly in demand as private coaches for professional couples in Buenos Aires.

About Dance Loft on 14

The Loft is a creative space wrapped in 19th century elegance. Vaulted ceilings and historic gold-leafed cherubs carefully preserved from when DC's famous architect, Charles E. Wire, designed them in 1923 and presented them to the city as the Park Theater on July 1st, 1924 with silent movie heartthrob Thomas Meighan on the silver screen.  

The Loft is an interdisciplinary space, a place for actors and musicians; for visual artists; for the professional artist and the novice alike - and now a home for a beautiful Friday night milonga, presented by Tango Mercurio.

Earlier Event: August 27
Class & Milonga with Nito & Elba
Later Event: August 29
Nito & Elba Saturday Workshops (3&4)