A Decade with Tomas

Workshops with Thomas Howlin

Sept 7th – Sept 9th

Durham, NC


Tomas is coming to the Triangle for a celebratory weekend of learning! To learn more about this fantastic teacher, please go to www.tomastango.com. 

Registration is opened. This is a highly anticipated event, so do not wait until the last minute to register!


Please join our Facebook Event – https://www.facebook.com/events/757045671301076/


Friday, Sept 7th  (TDS- downstairs Studio)

7:00pm – 7:30pm Warm-up and Registration
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Get Down with D’Arienzo – Fun with cortes and syncopation.
9:00 pm – 1:00 am Welcome Milonga

DJ: Alicia Lazarowski 

Saturday, Sept 8th (TDS- Back Studio)

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Warm-up and Registration
12:30pm – 2:00pm The Art of Turning I: Day Intensive – Find your axis, tune your pivots, spiral your world.
Understanding the three distinct building blocks for rotation in tango: axis, pivots, and spiraling. This day will be broken into two sections.
2:00pm – 2:30pm Break
2:30pm – 4:00pm The Art of Turning II: Day Intensive – Find your axis, tune your pivots, spiral your world.
Understanding the three distinct building blocks for rotation in tango: axis, pivots, and spiraling. This day will be broken into two sections.
4:00pm – 5:00pm QA/Practice/Closing
9:00pm – 2:00am A Celebratory Milonga Utopia – DJ Amer

Sunday, Sept. 9th (TDS – Back Studio)

1:00pm – 2:30pm  Demystifying boleos to execute them with ease and convey expression.
2:30pm – 3:00pm Break
3:00pm – 4:30 pm Fun and sassy moves in close embrace: can you handle it?

If you have any questions, contact jae@tangoutopia.com
See further below for pricing and registration details.


Tomas Howlin is a professional Argentine Tango dancer, performer, and teacher with over 25 years of experience. Each of his movements are deeply inspired by the traditional aesthetic that have characterized the style and elegance of this dance for the past sixty years. His performing career started in the well-known tango clubs of Buenos Aires and branched out internationally as he performed and choreographed for theater and film, as well as for tango festivals throughout Argentina, the United States, and Europe. A patient and dedicated teacher, Tomas has developed a unique method and approach grounded in his Argentine cultural roots. Tomas’ students have described him as an inspiring teacher who makes tango accessible and dancing it a continually renewed experience. He has long been a regular and sought-after teacher for festivals throughout North America and Europe. Along with his knowledge and mastery of tango, Tomas teaches fluidly in Spanish, English, and French. (Read more…)


We offer the following options:

Full Package (Friday – Sunday), 5 workshops, 2 milonga, 1 guided practica

  • Individual  : $160
  • Couple : $290

Weekend Package (Saturday – Sunday), 4 workshops and 1 milonga, 1 guided practica

  • Individual  : $140
  • Couple : $260

Daily Package

  • Friday(1 class, 1 milonga): $40
  • Saturday(2 classes, 1 practica, 1 milonga): $80
  • Sunday(2 class, 1 practica): $70


  • Friday Welcome Milonga: $10 (admission paid at the door)
  • Saturday Milonga: $15 (admission paid at the door)

* For the workshops, we strongly recommend early registration as there are limited slots.

Individual Registration

To register individual packages, make sure to choose your role in the class.

Couple Registration

Daily Registration


Please contact us ASAP:

100% refund if cancellation occurs on or before Apr 13th.

50% refund if cancellation occurs between Apr 14th and May 6th.


A gender balanced class will allow for the maximum learning experience and we will work towards achieving this. As such, if imbalance is evident during registration, we will create a waitlist. You will be notified if you are on the list and when your registration is accepted. Weekend pass registration has priority over other passes.


If you need lodging for the weekend, please contact jae@tangoutopia.com or visit our facebook page and feel free to ask local community members. We have a reputation of being very friendly. 



Thomas Howlin will be available for private lessons, make inquiries at Jae@tangoutopia.com.


Triangle Dance Studio (TDS)

Address: 2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham (near RTP), NC 27703

Tel: (919) 598-3265



For workshop info, contact us at jae@tangoutopia.com