World Renowned Tango Artist

José Garofalo



josé Garofalo is recognized as a major force for tango

an innovator and consummate artist.


With 30 years of tango and an extensive knowledge of
tango's artistry and history, José is an important resource
and link between milongueros of the Golden Age and new
tango trends. José has taught tango at the University
of Buenos Aires for almost 20 years. In 2000, he co-founded
Porteño y Bailarín, a popular milonga in Buenos Aires. He is
President ofthe Civil Cambalache Association and has
directed the Cambalache Festival since 2004. He has produced
multimedia tango and theatre productions and was a juror for stage
and salon tango at the International Tango Festival in Buenos Aires. 

Among other achievements, he won the National Prize of the Arts

in 1991 and 1996. 


José emerges from the vanguard generation of Buenos Aires
which approaches tango with the boldness and passion this

genre demands. He lives and works in Buenos Aires. 





Saturday, April 20th - Gainesville, 

Thuy’s Tango home (Call for address)


Social Tango and the different Styles: Salon, Del Centro, Nuevo.

1:00 pm -2:25pm

2:30 pm - 3:55 pm:

4 - 5:30 pm

Each  class is dedicated to a theme in particular and is developed in three styles.

Topics may include: include variations on the embrace. parallel/cross system,

ochos with and without pivots, understanding voleos, use of off-axis moves,

and whatever else Jose thinks the class will find helpful.


8:00 to 9:00pm: Musicality and Adornments: Tango music includes many different styles.

This class will teach you to differentiate between the different styles, and

then shape your dance and adornments to best suit the music.


9 pm - 1 am Milonga


Sunday, April 21st - Jacksonville

Monarch Ballroom, 7999 Phillips Hwy


2:00 - 3:25pm The Structure of Tango Fundamentals

2:30 - 5 pm: Moving with the Music 

7 - 8 pm Ochos with Direction Changes & Other Fun Stuff


8pm - 11 pm Milonga



 Saturday: $30/1 workshop, $20/ additional workshops; Evening Class $20, or $15 with any workshop Students $10 off each class All Day Saturday $75


Sunday: $30/1 workshop, $20/ additional workshops; evening Class $20, or $15 with any workshop Students $10 off each class All Day Sunday $60


Both days $100


Private Lessons are available. Call for more info 585 414-1554 or email