About Robert Hauk
Robert is one of the most highly-regarded close-embrace style dancers
in the Northwest. His main tango inspiration is Susana Miller of
Buenos Aires, with whom he has studied extensively. His other
important influences are Cacho Dante, Nestor Ray, and more recently,
Julio Balmaceda and Corina de la Rosa.
Robert has spent signifcant time in Buenos Aires dancing with the
old-style milongueros. During the last four Labor Day weekends
(September 2000-2003), Robert has taught at the highly acclaimed
"Colorado Milonguero Tango Weekend" in Denver. He has also taught
workshops Anchorage, Atlanta, Memphis, Pittsburgh, and Phoenix.
More info on Robert can be found at home.teleport.com/~robhauk
About Robin Thomas
Robin grew up in Belfast in the north of Ireland and moved to New York
to go to film school. He worked as a professional photographer for 13
years before turning pro as a tango teacher and DJ. Strangely enough
he came to tango from rock and ice climbing rather than a background
in other dance forms. But he contends that nothing he ever did in ice
climbing was as scary as asking a woman to dance when he was a
Robin Thomas is one of the top tango DJ's in North America. He dj's
many regular milongas in New York City as well as travels around the
country to provide music at festivals.
More info about Robin can be found at www.close-embrace.com.
|Friday, May 7|
Start off this mad weekend with a night of tango in the heart of Ann
|DJ: Avik Basu
|Saturday, May 8|
||Alternative Milonga (FREE!)
Roll out of bed and start your day at this casual
milonga with music that's just a little bit different...
||All-night Milonga MADNESS!
Soft drinks and light refreshments will be provided. Bring a
snack to share (nothing big, just enough for 2-3 people).
Free breakfast for all survivors from 5:30am-7:00am!
|DJ: Robin Thomas
|Sunday, May 9|
||Check in and warm up
Discover the secrets of walking, both in parallel
feet and crossed feet. Exploration of frame, movement, and walking
|Instructor: Robert Hauk
||Last Couple or Last Candle Milonga
Till the last couple leaves the floor or the last candle burns out!
|DJ: Robert Hauk
|Monday, May 10|
||Check in and warm up
||Dancing to the Music of Pugliese
The art of doing nothing.
|Instructor: Robin Thomas
How long can you last?
|DJ: Ramu Pyreddy