A Weekend Tango Festival

with Gustavo Benzecry Saba & Luciana Guido

November 1 - 3, 2019

Madison Tango Society is thrilled to host a Weekend Tango Festival with Gustavo Benzecry Saba and Luciana Guido! In addition to giving six workshops, they will attend the 14th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and perform at the Milonga on Nov 2!  On Friday, Nov 1, there will also be a FREE showing of Gustavo’s Documentary film, “The History of the Embrace in Tango”.

Weekend Event Schedule

Date, Time, Location*


Friday, Nov 1, 7:00 - 7:45 PM

FREE Documentary Film, “The History of the Embrace in Tango”.

Friday, Nov 1, 8:00 - 9:15 PM

Keep the movement on the spot

Sat Nov 2, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Tango: Walking with empujaditas and sacadas

Sat Nov 2, 12:30  - 1:45 PM

Waltz: Sacada, enrosque and lapiz turning in the line

Sat Nov 2, 2:00 - 3:15 PM

Milonga: Fun play with a simple turn

Sat Nov 2, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

14th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, with Gustavo and Luciana

Sat Nov 2, 8:00 PM - midnight

Milonga & Tango Show by Gustavo and Luciana

Sun Nov 3, 12:00 - 1:15 PM

Tango: The Elastic Embrace

Sun Nov 3, 1:30 - 2:45 PM

Musicality in milonga

*All Friday and Saturday Events are at the Maple Bluff Country Club, 500 Kensington Dr, Madison WI.  Sunday Workshops are at Bario Dance Studio, 401 N Lake St, Madison WI


$100 for a three workshop purchase

$130 for a four workshop purchase

$155 for a five workshop purchase

$180 for all six workshops

Discounts are not transferable and cannot be shared.

All multi-workshop discount purchases must be made at or before the first workshop.

Dinner: RSVP with meal selection requested by Oct 26, 2019

Dinner options: Grilled Black Angus Sirloin (Steak), Herb Roasted Organic Salmon (Salmon), or Vegetable Stir Fry (Vegan)

Dinner, Milonga & Show:

$40 - MTS members;

$50 - non-members (includes 4 month MTS membership).  

Milonga and Show alone - $15 members, $10 student-members $7 extra for non-members

Full Festival Early Bird Special made by Oct 19, 2019:  

$180 - MTS members

$190 - Non members

Note: You may pay with cash or check at the door, or you may send a check made out and sent to MTS, 2 Chippewa Ct. Madison WI 53711.  For the Early Bird Special, letter must be postmarked by the Oct 19 deadline.  

Gustavo and Luciana, are available for private lessons.  They arrive on Wed Oct 30 and leave on Monday Nov 4.  They will be staying at 2 Chippewa Ct, Madison WI, where there is a small studio available for free.  

Contact info@tangomilonga.com.ar to book your private.

At this time, there is no need to register in advance for the workshops.  You may pay at the door with cash or check.  

If you wish to pay by credit card, or PayPal, contact us at our email, info@madisontango.org.  Let is know the workshops you would like to take, and we will send you a PayPal invoice, which you can pay with PayPal, or a credit or debit card.