Tango in the Dark

Tango in the Dark

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Company
PointeTango
Choreographer
Alexander Richardson
Runtime
60 minutes

★★★This show will be available for viewing as of January 22, 2022★★★

Award-winning dance company, PointeTango, heats up your screen with “Tango in the Dark”, an original hour-long dance film created during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PointeTango’s sultry duo will wow you with fantastic lifts, exciting spins and the passion of Argentine tango with a unique twist: tango on pointe! Using original music composed by the Payadora Tango Ensemble, as well as contemporary and traditional themes, your senses will be delighted by an award-winning show that lights the way through the shadows and mysteries of Buenos Aires and tells a story of two dancers moving to the rhythms of the city night.


Show trailer


Credits

Music
Payadora Tango Ensemble
Dancers
Erin Scott-Kafadar
Alexander Richardson
Musicians
Rebekah Wolkstein
Drew Jurecka
Robert Horvath
Joseph Phillips 

More about the show experience

This show will now be presented digitally on-demand. It will be available to stream directly on this show page in late January.


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Land acknowledgement

‘Tango in the Dark’ will be presented at the Ada Slaight Hall located on the sacred and traditional territories of the Anishinabek, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat. We acknowledge that Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with multiple Mississaugas and Chippewa peoples. We support the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This is particularly important at this time as we are more aware of the devastating impact of Residential Schools and the mass graves discovered.

PointeTango is grateful to have the opportunity to work, dance and create on these lands and we thank the past, present and future caretakers of this land for their stewardship.


Content advice

Suitable for all ages

Sensory description

A dance show with live musicians playing Argentine tango and classical music. There will be a few scenes with darker lighting and using lighting props. The performers will communicate through movement and music. There will be no dialogue but the band will be singing a few songs in Spanish.


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