Press Release-Victoria

   PointeTango presents

Into the Tango

at the 2019 Victoria 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 FAVOURITE DANCE show, 2018 Victoria Fringe.

INTO THE TANGO is playing at the Metro Studio Theatre as part of the 2019 Victoria Fringe Festival from August 21st to September 1st. Tickets are $11 and available at the door or online at  *All ticket holders 13+ must have a Fringe Button – $6. One time purchase.

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 the Festival & Best of Venue ~ Saskatoon Fringe Festival

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


Metro Studio Theatre (1411 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC)

Thu Aug 22 – 7:15pm,   Fri Aug 23 – 7:15pm,  Sat Aug 24 – 5pm,  Thu Aug 29 – 5:15pm,

Sat Aug 31 – 12:15pm,  Sun Sept 1 – 7:45pm

-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:

Website:             Facebook: @PointeTango

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