Press Release-Toronto

PointeTango presents

Into the Tango

at the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival

★★★★★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.

INTO THE TANGO is playing at the Randolph Theatre as part of the 2019 Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival from July 3rd to July 14th.  

Tickets are $11(+service charge) and available at the door or online at By Phone: 416-966-1062. In Person: During the festival at POSTSCRIPT, the patio at the Toronto Fringe. Located in the Hockey Rink at 275 Bathurst Street (Dundas + Bathurst).

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


Randolph Theatre (736 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON)

Fri July 5 – 8:15pm,   Sat July 6 – 2:45pm,  Sun July 7 – 6:15pm,  Tue July 9 – 10:15pm,

Wed July 10 – 3:15pm,   Fri July 12 – 1pm,  Sun July 14 – 1:45pm

-show run time: 55 minutes

*Please note that there is absolutely no latecomer seating.

  Contact Information

Toronto Fringe Communications Manager:

Claire Wynveen,

PointeTango Media Contact: Alexander Richardson

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

Website:                 Facebook: @PointeTango

      YouTube: PointeTango 

 Promo Video:–WZsoUVK4