As a teacher Elizabeth is highly focused on preparing the body for the dance. Her deep knowledge of body mechanics allows her to guide her students to where they need to be to dance comfortably and joyfully.
Ariel Marsh has been DJing milongas, practicas, and house parties since 2011. She now lives in Portland and DJs at the local milongas. Appreciation spread around for her lovely musical choices. We are happy to have her DJing at our festival.
The portland Tango Festival was awarded a racc grant for 2019
We are very proud to be the recipients of the 2019 RACC grant to our nonprofit organization as promoters of worthwhile artists.
Robert Hauk is a Portland treasure. He was one of the first DJ to play tandas in the United States. He spins his tunes in Portland fairly regularly at Las Naifas and at Tango Berretin.
When Olga took her first tango class, she immediately discovered that this dance was a meaningful language with endless possibilities to create and interact. She became addicted to the dance and started collecting traditional and alternative tango music right away.