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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Time: 8-11 pm
October 22: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
October 29: DJ Alican @ 36-112
November 5: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
November 12: DJ Toshi @ 36-112
November 19: DJ Mariana @ 36-112
November 26: DJ Alican @ 36-112
December 3: DJ Boris @ 36-112
December 10: DJ Toshi @ 36-112
December 17: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
December 24: *Cancelled* (Institute Closure)
December 31: *Cancelled* (Institute Closure)
January 7: DJ Toshi @ 36-112
January 14: DJ Catherine @ 36-112


Time: 8-11pm
October 18: DJ Catherine @ W20-491
October 25: DJ Boris @ 36-112
November 1: DJ Jessica "La Vitrolera" @ W20-491
November 8: DJ Roger @ W20-491
November 15: DJ Nanying @ W20-491
November 22: *Cancelled* (Institute Closure)
November 29: DJ Grisha "El Oso Russo" @ W20-491
December 6: DJ Catherine @ 36-112
December 13: DJ Boris @ W20-491
December 20: DJ Catherine @ W20-491
December 27: DJ Aizhan @ W20-491
January 3: DJ TBD @ W20-491
January 10: DJ Jessica "La Vitrolera" @ W20-491
January 17: DJ TBD @ W20-491


Google Map

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 


If you have any questions about our practicas please e-mail