News: Tango Commute
If you were among the throng of London commuters between 6pm and 7pm on Monday you may have encountered some silent tango dancers…
Dancer Thomas Lindner devised ‘Tango Commute’ as a way to brighten up Londoners’ daily trudge home from work.
Building on the first event last month on London Bridge, Big Dance 2008 has expanded the Tango Commute to take place on seven bridges and seven stations on 7th July. Madeleine North took part in a dress-rehearsal version of the event, “As a dancer, the whole thing’s a buzz – the reactions, the non-reactions, the fantastic views out over the river. Plus there’s the added intimacy of sharing the iPod, dancing to a tune no one else can even hear.”
Read more and watch a video clip Independent.co.uk, 7 July.08