On Friday, September 11, and Saturday, September 12, 2009, Seattle's 16th Tango Cabaret hits the stage at the Century Ballroom. The show's feature performers are internationally acclaimed Julio Marino, Mirabai Deranja and Daniel Diaz. Spectacular tango performances of dancing and music, fine dining, and social dancing will create a truly unique evening of laughter, romance, and elegance.
Julio and Mirabai have taught and performed around the world to rave reviews. You can also see them performing every week in Plaza Dorrego in Buenos Aires when they are home.
Daniel Diaz is a master Bandoneon player originally from Argentina and now the founder of the Rio plata institute. Authentic Bandoneon is the hallmark 0f great tango music and this is an extremely rare oportunity to hear live tango as performed by an Argentine master.
Carlos Barrionuevo and Mayte Valdes are world-class tango performers recently with Forever Tango and will also star in the show.
The rest of the cast includes dance instructors Greg Rolnick, Lera Thompson, Patty Leverett Greg Thomsen, Shelly Dusin, Carmenelisa V. , Alison Cockrill, Fernando Isley, Anton Sukhavon, Kristina Inanova, Pablo Tapia, Erica Atnip, Wladimir Pino and some surprises. "This is the strongest cast I have ever had. All the dancers have mastered their own styles of tango and are awesome performers", exclaims Michelle Badion.
Julio invites you to spend an evening with him at a milongaan elegant Argentine dance hallwhere he brings us into the heart of the tango. Each number expresses tango in a different wayexploring its passion, glamour, and humor, mesmerizing audiences once again with the power and beauty of the dance. The show also embraces the roots of tango with the Chacarera, which are often danced at milongas, and no one plays the Bandoneon like Daniel Diaz. He will make the audience fall in love with the music of Argentina.
The historic Century Ballroom offers a delicious menu for dining before the show, a full bar, and great atmosphere. After the show on Friday, the evening continues with Argentine tango social dancing. On Saturday, the show is followed by a lively salsa dance. Novice dancers can participate in the beginner lesson between the show and dance (Tango on Friday, Salsa on Saturday).
915 E. Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|