Fringe Festival Reviews #9

Dancers: Erin Scott-Kafadar, Alexander Richardson Photo by: Stephanie Cragg

Tango, It Takes Two

Step into the world of Pointe Tango this coming weekend at the Fringe, you will not be disappointed!

What a show!

Pointe Tango presents a fabulous spectacle of high romance, high dancing skills and high elegance. I discovered the passion and beauty of a dance vocabulary that combines the intimacy of Argentine Tango with the precision of Classical Ballet.

Alexander Richardson and Erin Scott-Kafada are impressive, dancing to the music of Astor Piazolla and Francesco Canaro as well as on the poetry of Leonard Cohen and Charles Bukowski. Scott-Kafada makes dancing on pointe shoes look effortless, the choreographies of Richardson are whitty, romantic, and stylish. In one choreography Erin performs a solo in two different shoes: half pointe and half tango.

On top of that, the performance shows a video projection of Buenos Aires.

This couple dances as one body, their choreographies are filled with grace and precision. The result is unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

This show is a real gem for fans of dance and live performance. Don’t miss it!

Tango, It Takes Two is at the Montreal Fringe Festival on June 15 and 16 at La Chapelle. Tickets HERE.

Info and tickets HERE. Info about all shows at the Montreal Fringe Festival can be found HERE.

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