MILONGA WORKSHOP with CC Correa & Katia Diamond.
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Cost: $30 per person
ABOUT CRISTIAN CORREA
Cristian Correa was born in Cordoba, Argentina where he started dancing Argentine Folklore at the age of five and shortly after that Argentine Tango. He also studied classical ballet at the Teatro General San Martin in Cordoba. Shortly afterwards he moved to Buenos Aires to master his training with legendary teachers including Nicolas Cobos and Paola Jean Jean, Sabrina and Ruben Veliz, Claudio Gonzalez and Melina Brufman, German Cornejo, Roberto Herrera and Maria Nieves among many others.
He won 1st place at the Festival Nacional de Folklore for best stage tango couple in 2005. He has performed throughout Japan, China, Africa, Europe and South America in productions; Dramatic Tango with Min-On Foundation, Argentine Consulate Expo in Shanghai, China, Tanguera the musical tour in Germany, Tango a Tierra in South Africa, Compañia de Roberto Herrera in Italy and France, Mora Godoy’s Tango Ballet, Un Viaje al Sentimiento in Brazil , Acuarelas Americana’s Festivales de Cosquin and a dancer with the Royal Caribbean Cruise.
Mr. Correa has appeared in several films, including Un Tango Mas, the story of tango icons Maria Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes, produced by Wim Wenders as well as the film Homero Manzi.
He represented Cordoba in The Tango Mundial Championships where he was awarded sub-champion for a record of three consecutive years. Between 2012 and 2018 he also took 7th, 5th and 3rd place. He took 1st place in stage tango in the Danza tu Danza International Championship in Cordoba, Argentina in 2018.
He has danced in the most renowned tango shows in Buenos Aires, including Esquina Carlos Gardel, Tango Porteño, La Ventana and Hotel Faena’s “ Rojo Tango”. Correa has performed in the most famous and historic milongas in Buenos Aires including, La Baldosa, Salon Canning, La Viruta and El Gricel. For the past 4.5 years he has been the choreographer and director of El Querandi Tango show in the heart of Buenos Aires. Most recently Correa has created, directed and produced two full length productions; Carmen A Tango Story which premiered in 2016 in the Teatro Margarita Xirgu and SynopsisTango which premiered last year at the prestigious Metropolitan Citi Theater in Buenos Aires where it received standing ovations and raves reviews.
Mr. Correa is one of the most highly sought after teacher, performer and choreographer of his generation known for his unique style and dynamic presence.
As a maestro, Cristian has taught at countless schools and festivals throughout Argentina, Chile, The United States and Europe. Most recently he toured Budapest, Germany, and Italy teaching tango salon as well as his unique and highly sought after stage tango workshops. In Buenos Aires he regularly teaches private lessons and does choreography coaching.
We look forward to seeing you then!!