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Tango Fire Flames of Desire (Argentina)


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13-14 January 2012 (Fri-Sat) 8pm

Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall
$340, 260, 180, 120

"A sizzling, sensual taste of the real thing”
The Evening Standard, London

Special Notice

Sale of Box Seats
Due to the overwhelming response, there are only a limited number of tickets for box seats with restricted view left available for sale at the price of $120 at the box office of the Sha Tin Town Hall from 10 a.m. on the day of performance. Each patron can purchase a maximum of two tickets per transaction while stocks last.

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The Company

The Tango Fire Company was established in Argentina in 2005 by its producers Andrew Kay and David Vigo. The company premiered Tango Fire Flames of Desire in Singapore in April 2005. In August, they presented in Edinburgh Fringe Festival with an instant success. This occasion led to the company touring extensively around the world over the past 6 years. The group Tangos are choreographed by German Cornejo with Yanina Fajar as collaborator. The individual couples choreograph their own solos as tradition in the world of Tango in Argentina. Allowing the couples creative freedom creates a showcase of the five couples’ different styles to make the Tango Fire Company unique in the world of Tango.

GERMAN CORNEJO (CHOREOGRAPHER & LEAD DANCER)
At the age of 10, German Cornejo started learning Tango, by 15 he obtained a degree from Gatell Conservatory of Dance with the honourable title of Master of Tango. In the following years he broadened his skills by learning classical and contemporary ballet, jazz and acrobatic techniques and qualified as a Master of Choreographic Composition at the National Institute of Arts.

Cornejo won the "Gold New Talent” prize in the well known TV show Susana Gimenez. After seven gold medals obtained in a series of Contests for Youth in Buenos Aires Province, and more than 20 first prizes at national level, Cornejo became World Champion of Tango in 2005.

He joined the Tango Fire Company in 2006 as Assistant Choreographer and Lead Dancer. Cornejo is regarded as one of the best teachers of Show Tango in Buenos Aires with many of his students reaching top positions in the finals in the Tango World Cup from 2006 - 2010. In August 2011 Cornejo trained and choreographed the winners and the runners up of the World Tango Championships.

 
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Programme Length

Running time of this performance is about 1 hour and 55minutes including intermission

Audiences are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme

 
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Tango Workshop

12 January 2012 (Thu) 8-9pm
GR2, 8/F, Grand Theatre Backstage, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
$150

Conducted by GERMAN CORNEJO
(In English)
Participants with tango experience are welcome

Limited tickets available for workshop

 
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Ticketing and Discount Schemes

Tickets available from 25 November onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by credit card telephone booking

Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for full-time students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis)

Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission

10% off for each purchase of 4-9 tickets at regular price, 15% off for 10-19 tickets, and 20% off for 20 tickets or more(not applicable for tickets of Tango Workshop)

For every purchase, only one of the above discount schemes applies. Please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase

Balcony seats may have restricted view

 
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Enquiries

Programme Enquiries: 2268 7323
Ticketing Enquiries: 2734 9009
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk

Audiences of age 6 or above are welcome

The contents of this programme do not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary

Presented by Leisure and Cultural Services Department

 
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