Thank You!

The organizers of this event send a very warm thank-you to everyone who joined us for the workshop with Jonny and Virginia. We hope you enjoyed yourselves and thank you for making our event a success! We would like to extend a huge thank-you to our DJs: Elizabeth, Harish, and Mani, and to our volunteers: Carlos D, Carlos M, Ciro, Cyril, Denzil, Devon, Fuzuli, Jessica, Kim, Kukhyun, Param, Rawan, Rebecca, Sameera, Terry, Tracy, and everyone who helped out by moving chairs in Mason Hall.

Instructor Bio | Tentative Schedule | Pricing and Registration | Private Lessons |
Locations | Questions?

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Instructor Bio

Coming from different backgrounds and dancing experiences, Jonny and Virginia met in the DNI Tango School in Buenos Aires, where they began taking classes and practicing together. By the end of 2008, they began teaching and performing for DNI. Jonny and Virginia combine elegance and passion with technique, elasticity with strength, to create the perfect ingredients for beautiful and talented tango.

They have held exhibitions in some of the most prominent Milongas of Buenos Aires including Villa Malcom, Salon Canning, Club Gricel, La Baldosa, and Centro Cultural Konex. Along with the DNI Dance Company, they performed in prestigious theaters such as Alvear, Maipo, Margarita Xirgu, Caff and in El Cubo. They also performed in several international festivals such as the CITA ( Argentine Tango International Congress), Ciudanza Festival, El Misterio Tango, Tango en Punta ( Punta del Este), White Tango Festival ( Moscow), Nevskaya Milonga ( Saint Petesburg), Chicago Tango Week (USA), Toronto Festival (Canada), Mantova DNI Festival (Italy). They were also judges in all the categories for the Saint Petesburg Tango Championship.

Currently, they conduct private and group lessons at DNI Tango School. They also train in other disciplines such as yoga, modern dance, stretching, ballet, and theater in order to enhance their skills as dancers and performers on stage.

More information about Jonny Lambert and Virginia Vasconi can be found at DNI-tango studio website.

Tentative Schedule

  • Changes to schedule and venue are possible.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Location: Michigan Union Ballroom (Second Floor)
7:00pm - 7:30pm Registration and Warm-up
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Introduction to Fundamentals

All Levels
9:00pm - 1:00am Milonga
DJ: Elizabeth Garcia

Saturday, July 19 2014

Location: Mason Hall, Room 1401
11:30am - 12:00pm Registration and Warm-up
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Deep Fundamentals

All Levels
1:45pm - 3:15pm

Turns in closed embrace

3:45pm - 5:15pm

Changes of level

9:00pm - 1:00am Milonga with Instructor Performances (Anderson Room, Michigan Union)
DJ: Harish Ganesh

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Mason Hall, Room 1401
11:30am - 12:00noon Registration and Warm-up
12:00noon - 1:30pm


1:45pm - 3:15pm

Out of Axis

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm Food Social (Park Shelter, Island Drive)
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm Outdoor Milonga (Park Shelter, Island Drive)
DJ: Mani Kashanianfard

Pricing and Registration

Note: Regular club passes (series/milonga/Half-year/Full-year) will not apply for events during these workshops. You must purchase workshop passes separately.

Student Non-student

Early Registration
(on or before July 16th, 2014)

Full Workshop Weekend Pass
(includes 6 workshops, 3 milongas, BBQ + Potluck on Sunday)
$50 $70

At the door

Full Workshop Weekend Pass
(includes 6 workshops, 3 milongas, food on Sunday)
$60 $85
Saturday Pass
$30 $50
Sunday Pass
$20 $40
Any one milonga or practica
$5 $10
Any one workshop (if space is available) $10 $20

Private Lessons

Please register for private lessons here


With the Ann Arbor Art Fair coming to town July 16-19, workshop attendees are reminded to plan ahead for parking on July 18 and 19. We urge everyone to be aware of street closures and extra traffic. Drivers are encouraged to plan to arrive early and consider carpooling or another form of transportation to get to campus on these days. Please see: getDowntown's a guide for commuting during Art Fair resource guide Ann Arbor Art Fair brochure (includes map of roads closed).

Mason Hall, 419 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Map)

Island Park, 1450 Island Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (Map)

Questions? Concerns?

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to email us at