Fran Chesleigh, assisted by his partner Pat Altman, has been our resident instructor for twelve years. Fran is one of the most highly regarded Argentine Tango teachers in New York City.  He currently teaches at Dardo Galletto Studios and the Argentine Consulate in NYC, and he is a very successful freelance writer. Fran’s Thursday night lessons at the Columbian Club Hall are extremely popular -- so come and see what the excitement is all about.  These lessons are designed to be taken individually, or to build on one another.




Saturdays with Fran and Pat at Dardo Galletto Studios

Please join Fran and Pat for our Saturday Practica at Dardo Galletto Studios, 151 West 46th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues; 2-4pm, $10 per person. (Bringing a partner isn't necessary.) Fran and Pat will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about your dancing, and to help you with material you're working on. If you’d like a private lesson, call Fran directly at 212-662-7692, or email him at For the practice, all you have to do is arrive with $10 and your dance shoes in hand.