Elyse Dagesse & Gerardo Sanchez

Dancers 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011

Gerardo Sanchez studied theater and completed a master degree in dramatics, which led him to a directing career then, in turn, to tango. He founded the Tango Libre dance company and the Tango Libre dance school. He also worked with the internationaly acclaimed Cirque du Soleil (Corteo, Michael Jackson).


Elyse Dagesse completed a French Literature Masters degree at the Université de Montréal in 2010. She has been involved in tango since 2007, under the guidance of Gerardo Sanchez, and is now dedicated to her passion for dancing. She teaches at Tango Libre and participates to numerous shows and exhibitions. She also has had a hand in the organization of many events for the Montreal tango community: Festival International de Tango de Montréal (2009-2014), Rallye de Tango de Montréal (2011-2013) and Écoles en fête (2012).


Both Gerardo and Elyse, as professors of Tango Libre, are responsible for the training of new teachers. Together, they run the Tango Libre dance company and they have participated in various tango shows and performances.

Schedule of classes




2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

304 - Beginner - Inter

Walking and connection


4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

308 - Beginner - Inter

Changes of direction




12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

402 - Beginner - Inter



2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

404 - Beginner - Inter

Introduction to milonga


4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

408 - Beginner - Inter




Saturday | Maestros show