Summer break starts now! New class series starts 12th, September!

There is no Monday weekly class from 25th, July through 4th, September. It’s my summer break!!!
I am going to Buenos Aires for a month in August, so NO Monday class series until September 12th!
Our new series will begin on 12th, September. We’ll continue to have Thursday practica with guest DJs and wonderful hostess Suni during my absence.
Milonga Utopia in August is going to organize by Triangle Tango with special guest DJ Angel from Atlanta. So check out the detail on

For those who would love to continue practice on Mondays, Grace and Mario are generous enough to open their home for free practica on Mondays, so we can keep our dancing on Mondays. So feel free to contact Mario or Grace about the details. For beginners, it would be great place to continue practice and ask questions and get to practice with experience dancers.
Here is the email address for Mario, and Grace,

Have a wonderful summer to you all and keep dancing!

Hot Summer Milonga Utopia with Felipe Martnez!!!

In July, Milonga Utopia will be SIZZLING HOT! And we are not talking about the summer temperatures in the good ole’ South.

Here’s what’s cookin’…

*An eventful night with Felipe Martinez, a highly recognized DJ in the tango world (see bio below)
*A delightful performance
*A scrumptious spread of yummies to keep you energized
*A welcoming and friendly atmosphere

So mark this on your calendars and come feel the mercury rising. This event is not to be missed!

Time : July, 9th 9 PM to 2 AM
Where : TDS Backstudio
2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham
Door : $10


Felipe has played music at most important festivals in the US (Portland, San Francisco, Baltimore, Denver, Washington DC, Atlanta, Fort Bragg, Austin, Houston) as well as in many other communities such as Providence, New York, Los Angeles, and Montreal. He DJs regularly in the Bay Area at The Beat (practica) and El Valenciano (traditional milonga) and has also played music in Europe (Spain, Germany, Istanbul) and Buenos Aires, where he was invited to play music at El Beso and Villa Malcolm Club in several ocasions. He was also invited to DJ in Asia at the Seoul Tango Festival (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), the Bali Tango Festival and the Taipei Tango Festival, as well as in Tainan, Taichung and Tokyo. Felipe’s musical selection is based on the classics that ensure a great atmosphere for dancing.

There will be no Monday class tonight! Have a wonderful 4th, July!!!

Milonga Utopia Welcomes Summer!

Summer is coming and what better way to celebrate it than with a fun milonga DJ’d by the talented and energetic A. Rojas and a performance with him and Jae!

Check out the video of his previous performance.

But wait! That is not all! Utopia will also offer a class right before the milonga, from 8 to 9. Insightful teaching, delightful refreshments, a jovial atmosphere and lovely tandas will make this night unforgettable. So don’t miss it!

New 6 week Series starts on June 6 and Agustin returns.

We are cancelling classes on Monday, May 30th due to Memorial Day holiday.
Please join us for our next series of classes, starting on Monday, June 6th!

  • Beginner class: 7:00-8:00 pm
  • FREE práctica: 8:00-8:30 pm
  • Intermediate class: 8:30-9:30 pm

Classes will meet six times, June 6–July 18th (no class on July 4th).

We are excited to announce the return of Agustin Rojas from Argentina who will teach classes with Jae. Because Agustin will be in Durham for two months, we have decided to add an Intermediate/Advanced class on Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm before our weekly práctica, starting on June 2nd.

Don’t miss your chance to brush up on your tango with an energetic, elegant, and encouraging instructor!

New 6 week Series starts April 18- May 23!!!

Join us for Our new Utopia tango 6week class series starts next Monday the 18th!
Beginners and Intermediate series is going to be from April 18- May 23!

Workshop Registration for Alicia Pons and Luis Rojas Opened

Our most beloved maetros Alicia Pons and Luis Rojas will be back to Durham in May 13-15! Tango Utopia is proudly sponsors great workshop weekend with high energy and classical tango instructions. You don’t want to miss an opportunity to learn from these world-class tango maetros!!!



Registration :

No Milonga Utopia this Saturday 12th!

There is No Milonga Utopia this Saturday March, 12th!

New 6 week class series starts on March, 7th to April 11th!

Utopia’s Argentine Tango 6 weeks class series is starting on the March 7th til April 11th!
Beginner series 7pm-8pm
intermediate series 8 30-9 30pm

No Utopia class tonight 2/15!

I am canceling the tonight’s class due to the weather. Please stay warm and safe. I will resume class next Monday. If you need practice, come to Thursday practica to get extra dancing in!