Press Release -North Bay

PointeTango presents 

Into the Tango

at the 2019 On the Edge Fringe Festival (North Bay)

★★★★★Award-winning dance company, PointeTango returns from Buenos Aires with INTO THE TANGO, a breathtaking new show featuring world-class dancers Erin and Alexander. With fantastic lifts, ballet on pointe and flawless Argentine tango, this is a MUST-SEE show! ~Voted BEST DANCE show, 2018 Victoria Fringe and BEST OF FESTIVAL winner, 2019 Saskatoon Fringe Festival

INTO THE TANGO is playing at the Betty Spears Theatre in the Capitol Centre as part of the 2019 On the Edge Fringe Festival from August 13th to August 17th.

*Tickets are $15 and available at the door (cash only).

In 2018, Erin Scott-Kafadar and Alexander Richardson presented their critically acclaimed show, Para Dos to many sold out theatres across Canada. This summer they return from Buenos Aires with a brand new show, Into the Tango. This show immerses audiences into the passion, drama and intimacy of Argentine tango with a unique twist, tango on pointe! Showcasing fantastic lifts, elegant and crisp ballet, dazzling turns and flawless tango, reviewers rave about PointeTango’s performance as a “visual feast”, “carnal, stylish and a bit cheeky”, “pure magic” and “breathtakingly beautiful!” PointeTango aims to deliver another astounding program of contemporary dance featuring a varied score of traditional Argentine tango, classical piano and contemporary music. Don’t miss a world-class performance by Erin and Alexander as they whisk you away ‘Into the Tango’.  

“Richardson’s choreography is a joy to behold” 

  ★★★★★ – Check the Program   

 “Erin Scott-Kafadar makes dancing on pointe shoes look effortless”

     ★★★★★ -Saskatoon Star Phoenix         

PointeTango is a unique dance company directed by choreographer, Alexander Richardson and created with lead dancer, Erin Scott-Kafadar. Pushing new boundaries of dance, PointeTango combines the intimacy of Argentine tango with the precision of classical ballet to create a new dance vocabulary. 

WINNER Best of Venue ~ Hamilton Fringe  

WINNER Favourite Dance Show ~ Victoria Fringe          

WINNER Best Artistry ~ Windsor Fringe      

WINNER Tillee Award ~ London Fringe

WINNER Patron’s Pick ~ Toronto Fringe  

WINNER BEST OF FESTIVAL & Best of Venue ~ Saskatoon Fringe


Betty Spears Theatre/Capitol Centre (150 Main Street East, North Bay, ON)

Tue Aug 13 – 8pm,  Wed Aug 14 – 5pm,  Thur Aug 15 – 8pm,  Fri Aug 16 – 8pm,

 Sat Aug 17– 3:15pm

-show run time: 55 minutes

*Please note that there is absolutely no latecomer seating.

  Contact Information

PointeTango Media Contact: Alexander Richardson

              Cell Phone: 1-514-999-7542                Email:

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