The tango is always fashionable. Since Tango Argentino, Claudio
Segovia, presented the Châtelet in 1983, the
attraction for this dance and the music has stopped growing.
Tanguera initiated by the producer Diego Romay breaks with the
tradition of the show consists of an orchestra with the singer and her
dancers… Tanguera is a magazine. This is not the first.
Miguel Angel Zotto, the star of stars in Argentina triumph in the world
with his show Es Buenos Aires, tango evocation of the early twentieth
century to the present day. In a more popular bill, built as a
screenplay, Tanguera tells a story as old as the world where it is a
question of love and jealousy. In this all ages show, following the
arrival of immigrants landed a Europe which sends its starving on the
other side of the Atlantic. Commit the first tango song exiles. Among
the newcomers, a young French woman, Giselle, (Gabriella Amalfitani)
came to get married, will spend arm Gaudencio (Oscar Martinez Pey) pimp
who prostitute, to those of Lorenzo (Esteban Domenichini), the docker
lovers at first sight. In the meantime, Giselle becomes a
tanguera, a girl dependent on the tango danced in gambling. The first
image of a crane overlooking the boats, we spoke of the port of Buenos
On charge, on discharge the goods. The immigrants landed, suitcases in
hand. "The aesthetic is close to the language film, takes Omar Pacheco.
Plans together, big plans, the spectacle photograph the little people
of Buenos Aires: Dockers, launderers, criminals, girls… The
color fuchsia boas coils around bare shoulders of a cabaret dancers
where Giselle made his classes . Followed by a tango acrobatic not deny
that a review of Las Vegas. The feet slip at full speed, legs wrap
themselves to each other, creating images that comprise and break down
to such a speed as the dancers gave the impression of being mutants,
the rubber ball.
A show where each table orchestrated around a tango allows the troupe,
held by choreographer Mora Godoy, to excel. Heading the bill, Gabriela
Amalfitani, a brunette who does not count for plums, thick as a piece
of cigarette paper but an agility breathtaking in duets brought sown in
bold. It showed a great virtuosity worked over a career that the
coronation today one of the five best tango dancers from the Spanish
magazine Teatro Madrid. Trained at the dance school of the famous
theatre Colon in Buenos Aires, she joined the company Julio Boca star.
At 18, in a milonga (dance), she discovers the tango. And since then,
it never ceases to capture this dance it in blood, marriage sensuality
to the rigour. For this dance that speaks of passion is intransigent.
Theatre du Chatelet, 2 to September 21.