Index

About Vio and TangoForge In Deutsch Über

Agenda/Tourdates: Where we will be and when with links to registration pages.

Aleph Bravo Tango: A novel about beginning to dance, written by Duro y Vio, ‘Dyv’

Berlin: About TangoForge in Berlin

The Berlin Interviews: A series of interviews with Berlin organizers

Code of Ethics for Tango Communities and professionals

Considering Tango: What kind of people enjoy tango and what is the tango life like?

Exercise Center for strong and fluid movement

Etiquette Guide to the Codigos and Beyond

Guides and Resources: Choosing a partner dance, getting started, what to wear, packing for Buenos Aires, Etiquette…

We’ve been building our Digital School since 2014: It has a KnowledgeBase, Exercise Center, Practice Courses, and a MasterCourse

Improvisation Self-Test and Workbook

KnowledgeBase Encyclopedia of Tango Technique and Variations for every movement

Live Shows and Videos

Partners: Action plan for finding and building the partners you want and need

Queer Tango: Texts and resources to encourage Rainbow Queer Tango

Ultravioleta Iconoclastic Tango Fashion and Style

Vio’s Rebel Tango Blog: observations and insights from the “apocryphal archangel” of tango

 

 

 

What is in the MasterCourse?

The MasterCourse includes a total of 16 videos, covering the 25 Elements of Tango. The total time for these 16 videos is just under 10 hours.

MasterCourse enrollment includes full access to all resources in our Digital School, immediately, for a period of 18 months:

  • The Mastercourse 25 Elements of Tango in 16 videos (EN/DE)
  • Exercise Center with muscle diagrams and pilates-based exercises on video, to learn to control the 10 most important tango muscles. (EN/DE)
  • Home Solo Practice Courses for both roles and a Pair Practice Course. A total of 30 video session sfor home practice. (EN/DE)
  • KnowledgeBase Encyclopedia, hyperlinked for quick research with text, images, and video clips. (EN)
  • Access to all of our live workshops during your enrollment period. If you have any questions we will answer online and in person at no additional cost.

For more information about the MasterCourse or our DIgital School please feel free to contact us by email to Office@TangoForge.com or using the chat box in the bottom-right corner of your screen.

 

Our Work

Books

About

Can We Help?

Considering Tango?

2020 TangoForge

6-19.February Wellington NZ
7-9 February Bruges Neo Tango

…DISTANCE…

See you at

Reflect and Train

and

Exercises from Maui

Books

Power is the courage, confidence, and competence to make things happen. I want to create in a way that’s incomparable and define my own compensation package. You too?

Syntax of Power is a raw, potent, and spare revelation of how I got to where I am and how I take on the struggle every day.

This book is not about tango, it’s about everything else.

It’s about stepping into the darkness of change, learning how to take care of yourself, and making things happen.

Dyv stands for Duro y Vio. We were inspired by a 2007 conference at Harvard University about tango as a transnational culture. Also we wanted to create something that would help people to imagine a queerer tango. We forbid ourselves to use the word ‘passion’ and instead tried to articulate the experience more precisely.

Argentine Tango is more than an elaborate and difficult dance, it is an international culture of intimacy, desire, and dignity. No mere romance or memoir, the intricately woven stories evoke tango’s true mysteries … the elation, the frustration, the compulsion…

We published the book in 2009. Dancers asked “how did you know what I was feeling?”

Silences in history. Silences by code. Silences of fear. You already know that Tango’s silences can be sublime and they can be devastating.

What I do in my blog is use myself as a lens – sometimes a microscope, sometimes a telescope. I try to be as honest with myself and you as words concede. Then I try to find a deeper meaning and imagine a pathway for us.

A blog post can be a fragment, a wisp of inspiration, an outline for thinking. A book must complete and reconcile it all. Now I drag the social scientist to the scene to enumerate the facts of the case, the mystery which brought both stardom and tragedy to my life.

We didn’t start online education in March of 2020. We started in 2014. Learn more about our Digital School