Practicas

MIT Tango hosts free, unguided practice sessions ("practicas") at one of various locations around campus twice a week. Practicas are open to everyone, and no partner is required. These sessions are designed to provide a safe environment for learning-- a space to work on your technique, dance with new people and to solicit as well as offer, thoughtful, constructive feedback. Importantly, this is the place for beginners to gain valuable dancing experience and seek help/advice from more experienced dancers in order to prepare for other social dancing contexts, such as local tango dance events ("milongas"), festivals or marathons. Remember that there is no substitute for hours spent walking around the dance floor. 

Note: MIT prohibits use of any powder (e.g. baby powder/talc) on the floor. We kindly ask you not to use it during MIT practicas or milongas. 

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MONDAY PRACTICAS

Time: 8-11 pm
March 4: DJ Boris @ W20-208 (Lobdell!)
March 11: DJ Zied @ 36-112
March 18: DJ Steve @ W20-208 (Lobdell!)
March 25: DJ Toshi @ 36-112
April 1: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
April 8: DJ Boris @ W20-208 (Lobdell!)
April 15: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
April 22: DJ Zied @ 36-112
April 29: DJ Alican @ W20-208 (Lobdell!)
May 6: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
May 13: DJ Zied @ 36-112
May 20: DJ Catherine @ W20-491 (4th Floor!)
May 27: DJ Toshi @ W20-407 (4th Floor!)

THURSDAY PRACTICAS

Time: 8-11pm
February 28: DJ Nanying @ W20-491
March 7: DJ Aizhan @ W20-491
March 14: DJ Berk @ W20-491
March 21: DJ Jessica "La Vitrolera" @ W20-491
March 28: DJ Grisha "El Oso Ruso" @ W20-491
April 4: DJ Alican @ W20-491
April 11: DJ Toshi @ 36-112
April 18: DJ Gozde @ W20-491
April 25: DJ Berk @ W20-491
May 2: DJ Catherine @ W20-491
May 9: DJ Boris @ 36-112
May 16: DJ Jessica "La Vitrolera" @ W20-491
May 23: DJ Nanying @ W20-491
May 30: DJ Alla @ W20-407

PRACTICA LOCATIONS

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Student center, building W20 
    -W20-201 (West Lounge) is on the second floor 
    -W20-208 (Lobdell) is on the second floor
    -W20-491 and W20-407 are on the 4th floor

Building 36
 (50 Vassar Street)
    -36-112 is on the first floor 

Building 66 (25 Ames Street)
    -66-168 is on the first floor 

PRACTICA QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about our practicas please e-mail tango-org@mit.edu  

Did you forget something at the practica? Please check the "lost and found" in the Campus Activity Complex (5th floor of W20, the Student Center) or the MIT Police headquarters.



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