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Union Tanguera

AARON SPENCER
7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 21-23; 2 pm Sunday, Nov. 24., Friday November 22 | $26-$66.
Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway
 
The company of seven Argentinian dancers based in Lyon, France, performs its newest work. Nuit Blanche, or “sleepless night,” is set in a nightclub as the dancers’ milonga (tango party) comes to an end. The 60-minute show, presented by White Bird, doesn’t have Dancing With the Stars flair, but you don’t really watch that anymore, do you? What it does have is a range of emotion—desire, loneliness, passion—expressed through movement. In addition to their efforts to bring tango to the stage, co-artistic directors Claudia Codega and Esteban Moreno are also credited with helping tango reemerge as a social dance. This performance is accentuated with slight contemporary twists and bolstered by original compositions by Pedro Onetto, who performs onstage, with a live quartet of Buenos Aires musicians playing bandoneon, violin, piano and double bass.

Where: Newmark Theatre
Phone: 245-1600
Address: 1111 SW Broadway
Website: http://www.whitebird.org/union-tanguera

 
 

Newmark Theatre

1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR
 
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