Perth Tango Club


Perth Tango Club has a full calendar of events to suit dancers at every level - from a free taster to classes for beginners and beyond; from practice sessions to workshops by the very best teachers in the world (brought to Perth on a regular basis by the club); from practilongas (where you learn the ins and outs of dancing tango at a social event) to casual, alternative and special milongas.

For information and/or booking scroll down the calendar and click on the event.

Upcoming events

    • 1 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 29 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 44 sessions
    • 82 Cambridge St, West Leederville

    Practica de los martes is open every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10pm. The practica is usually hosted by Kim or Iris and John. Traditional tangos with nuevo music are played in tandas without cortinas.  This is an open and free-for-all practice space where the line of dance is not necessarily enforced. There are also mirrors.  Entrance fee is a flat rate of $5 for members and vistors.


    • 13 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 27 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 42 sessions
    • 82 Cambridge Terrace, West Leederville

    Practica de los domingos is open every Sunday afternoon 3-5pm. The atmosphere is very welcoming. Ross is the host and Dj. Traditional tangos are played in tandas without cortinas. This is an open and free-for-all practice space where the line of dance is not enforced.  There is space for practicing your underlying technique, or figures. There are also mirrors. Entrance is a flat price $5 for members and visitors.


    • 15 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 20 Mar 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 8 sessions
    • 82 Lesser Hall, West Leederville

    Do you like modern tango? Then the Ghetto is for you. A wide spectrum of music is played at Ghetto including not only tango nuevo, but also lounge and world music.  We allow our Dj's to be creative and experiment with all the different music genre. The hall lighting is dynamic, similar to a club. You will need to watch the calendar for Ghetto events. They are mostly on the 1st Sunday of the month and 3rd Saturday of the month. Entrance for members is $5 and $10 for visitors. 




    • 4 Dec 2020
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 26 Mar 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 16 sessions
    • 82 Cambridge St, West Leederville, Perth

    Come join us every Friday night to finish the working week, meet up with friends and dance a tanda or two at the Tango Cafe. The atmosphere is a vibrant mix of Nuevo and mostly traditional music.  The setting and lighting is cafe style, where you can join with others to mix and mingle. Everyone is welcome at the Tango Cafe.


    • 6 Jan 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 17 Mar 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 6 sessions
    • 82 Cambridge St, West Leederville, Perth

    This milonga is for those wanting a traditional milonga look and feel, like those in Buenos Aires. The milonga runs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of very month. In general, the dance etiquette that developed over the years in the milongas of Buenos Aires are expected to be followed.



    • 9 Jan 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 27 Mar 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 6 sessions
    • Lesser hall, 82 Cambridge Street

    Saturday afternoon Practica is run on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. The format is similar to the popular previous Saturday Sundowners with the same organizers: Sylvia, Kim and Gordon. The focus is on introducing all levels of dancer, members and non-members to PTC in a completely informal and supportive environment. Entrance is $5 for members and visitors.


    • 4 Feb 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 25 Mar 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 8 sessions
    • Perth Tango Club - West Leederville
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    Taste of Tango A free half hour introduction to the exquisite dance The Argentine Tango. No need for a partner to get a quick introduction. The cost is your time to turn up. It could be a life changing experience.  7pm Thursday.

    Beginners Course - This is an 8 week course of instruction for beginners to Argentine Tango delivered by volunteers from the Perth Tango Club. This course covers the following elements of tango: walking, turning, stopping, navigation, musicality and some embellishments. After this course, students will be able to participate and navigate a milonga (i.e. a social dance). 

    Cost You must be a member of the Club to undertake the course. A special introductory offer of $100 for membership is available for the 8 weeks payable at the beginning of the Course which includes the membership fee ($35). Being a member entitles you to all the social events as well as a parking permit to park for free at the carpark during nightly events.

    Course Registration 6.45pm Thursday 4th February 2021. New registrations will only be allowed for the first two weeks into the course. Instruction is from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, however participants are encouraged to start at 7pm to practise during the Taste of Tango sessions.

    Dress Comfortable neat casual clothes.  Dance shoes are preferable; however you will need shoes that allow you to freely pivot on your feet.  Rubber sole shoes are not good for dancing as they can hurt the knees.

    Hygiene The Tango is a close embrace dance, hence the need for good personal hygiene to make the experience enjoyable.

    Instructors Your volunteer instructors are Mike Hampson and Marzena Cichon. Mike can be contacted via email mhampson@iinet.net.au

    DanceThe Tango Today


    • 4 Feb 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 25 Feb 2021
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • 4 sessions
    • Perth Tango Club - West Leederville
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    This 4-week course is for people who have completed the beginner’s course and have a grasp of the tango basics and are keen to further their skills and confidence. The classes will build on the basic tango curriculum. Lessons start at 8.30 pm straight after the Beginners classes for a minimum of one hour. Students who join this course are also entitled to attend the Basic Tango class, free of charge, for the 4 weeks if they wish. The class is $40 for 4 weeks.

    Instructors your volunteer instructors are Jorge Botello & Helene Schairer. Jorge can be contacted via email jorgitobotello.jeb@gmail.com

    DanceThe Tango Today

    • 25 Jun 2021
    • 8:30 PM (UTC+08:00)
    • 26 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 AM (UTC+08:00)
    • 82 Cambridge St, West Leederville

    This milonga has an 80/20 mix of traditional and nuevo music.  The atmosphere is relaxed, having a cafe feel. Tandas usually comprise 3 songs and normally follow the traditional TTVTTM format with nuevo or alternative mixes after 10pm. The milonga runs every Friday starting at 8:30pm. Doors are open for guests at 8pm. Members entrance is fee $5 and $10 for vistors.




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