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The History of Tango: An Experiential Conversation with Dance Instruction

October 28 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this hands-on program, Dr. Teresa Marrero speaks on the fascinating countercultural origins of tango and its implications in Fornes’ Tango Palace . Choreographer CJ Torres provides demonstrations and instruction on the Argentine tango featured in the play. This event will take place directly after the 7:30 pm performance of Tango Palace by Maria Irene Fornes in teh Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Visit <a href= for tickets to the production.

Teresa Marrero, PhD, is a professor at the University of Texas and has researched the history of tango and is a tango instructor. Carlos Torres is the rehearsal choreographer and Director for Royal Caribbean Productions.

Registration is suggested but not required to attend. Funding for this program are provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with Thinking Cap Theatre. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

October 28 @ 9:00 pm -
October 28 @ 10:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Teresa Marrero, Professor, University of North Texas Carlos Torres, Rehearsal Choreographer and Director, Royal Caribbean Productions
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Event Contact:

Bree-Anna Obst
(954) 610-7263

Event Venue:

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 Southwest 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
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Venue Phone:
(954) 610-7263

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