La Roca Intensive presents:

Maja Petrović and Marko Miljević

18-20th of June 2021

La Roca Intensive presents:

Maja Petrović and Marko Miljević

18-20th of June 2021

Cheek2Cheek cordially invites you to attend the La Roca Intensive with Maja Petrović and Marko Miljević from the 18th till the 20th of June 2021.

La Roca Intensives are created to invite absolutely fantastic teachers to come to Amersfoort and mainly teach the teachers (masterclass weekend). Started in 2018 with Stephanie & Fausto and Maja & Marko and in 2019 Michelle & Joachim and again Stephanie & Fausto, Maja & Marko will be back in 2021.

Next to this masterclass weekend, some workshops are offered at different levels: Workshops for intermediate and very advanced dancers on friday evening. 

Also part of this weekend is La Roca on saturday, this time with the performance and a small, intimate farewell milonga on sunday.

Maja Petrović and Marko Miljević are are professional Argentine tango dancers and teachers.

Maja Petrović

Maja has been dancing since she was three years old. She has a background in contemporary dance and ballet, as well as latin and ballroom dances. She attended music school for ten years, where she played the piano and flute.

She studied Spanish and German language and literature at the University of Zagreb and worked as language teacher and translator. In Karlsruhe, she worked in different departments of the Center for Art and Media Technology (ZKM).

Marko Miljević

Marko was more into sports and almost went pro in basketball. Instead, he decided to study Electrotechnics and later Physics in which he obtained a degree at the University of Zagreb.

He later continued his education and in 2014 received his PhD in Nanobiotechnology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Since 2010 we live in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Maja and Marko started dancing tango in Zagreb, Croatia in 2002 in a small group of enthusiasts curious about this “new” dance.

Some five years later they began giving regular lessons at the Tango Argentino Zagreb dance school. Their first and most influential teachers were Pablo Rodríguez and Noelia Hurtado.

Later they continued to study with Noelia and Carlitos Espinoza. They also studied with Federico Naveira and Inés Muzzoppapa, Bruno Tombari and Mariangeles Caamaño and Chicho Frumboli and Juana Sepúlveda, among others.

In 2014 they started to work with tango professionally, holding workshops and performing all over Europe (Amsterdam, Minsk, Florence, Karlsruhe, Genova, Budapest, L´Aquila, Freiburg, Treviso, Poreč, Mantova, Halle, Sevilla, Lisbon, Procida, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Reykjavik etc.).

In 2015 they had our debut in North America at Bailongo Tango Festival in Montréal, Canada.

Tango performance by Maja Petrović and Marko Miljević, Negracha 2018

Vals performance, Tango Frostbite Helsinki, 2017

Milonga demonstration, Negracha 2018

Workshops and milonga’s in the weekend 

Friday June 18th

Workshop 1: 19.30 – 21.00  Theme Valsing in small space:

Applying the same technique of traspié that we normally use in milonga, we will show you a few fun and useful combinations in vals. The crowded milongas are the place to dance them.

Level: Intermediate/advanced level

Workshop 2:  21.15 – 22.45 (+ time to practice until 00.00) Theme Rebounds for all occasions: 

If you always felt that there were parts of the songs where you were constantly missing a few ideas for the perfect interpretation, this is a lesson for you. We will start with small rebounds and connect them into playful repetitive sequences. This will be challenge both for the leader and the follower.

Level: Advanced level

Price: 25 euro 1 workshop. Both workshops 45 euro per person Max 18 couples.

Saturday June 19th 21.00 – 03.00: La Roca (DJ DavidxTango) and Performance by Maja and Marko)  Price: 10 euro per person

Sunday June 20st 19.00 – 00.00  Chill-out/Farewell milonga with DJ Willemijn van de Boer. Price: 6 euro

Facebook event: Click here

 

Masterclass weekend (by invitation only)

Saturday 

Workshops: 13.30 – 15.00 and 15.30 – 17.00 and 17.30 – 19.00

Sunday
Workshops: 13.30 – 15.00 and 15.30 – 17.00 and 17.30 – 19.00 (total 9 hours.)

 Theme: All about the pivots in close embrace”, which would roughly contain: disassociation, technique of leading and following, ocho in parallel and crossed system, boleo, parada, leaders’ and followers’ enrosque)

Level: Teachers and very talented experienced dancers. Max 15 couples.
Price: 150 incl. VAT, entrance to 2 milonga’s, 9 hours of teaching.

If you think you should be able to follow these masterclasses and didn’t receive an invitation, feel free to contact Karin Venverloo by e-mail or telephone.

 

 

 

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