Meet Anita Lacombe, Antoine Beauregard, Aline Martin and Rosaire “Rosario” Valiquette, characters from the fantastic “Les Pas Parfaits. Translated by moi from the French version. Yes, this talented trio even developed characters, anyone seem familiar? Bravo ‘Les Pas Parfaits”! On en veut plus!! We want more!!
DATE OF BIRTH: 7th September 1980
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Recently Single
OCCUPATION: Works in an office as a secretary
INTERESTS: Having done Salsa, now dancing Tango for the last 6 months / Neotango Music / Film “The Tango Lesson”
ASPIRATIONS: To dance with Chicho
DATE OF BIRTH: 2nd March 1976
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single, he’s never had much luck with women.
INTERESTS: Having also done Salsa but gave up because of a lack of rhythm / Tango helps him to be more outgoing and come into contact with ladies since he started 2 years ago / Cerebral and intellectual, he analyses Chicho’s videos on YouTube over and over again.
ASPIRATIONS: To conquer his fear of dancing in the milonga
DATE OF BIRTH: 12th July 1967
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Divorced, with two grown children.
OCCUPATION: Social Worker
STRENGTH: On the look out for the next one (Note: any native French speakers, help?)
WEAKNESS: Excessive and greedy
INTERESTS: Best friends with Anita, who she introduced to Tango six months ago / Has been dancing Tango for 5 years / Adores Di Sarli / Dresses a bit too young for her age…
ASPIRATIONS: To dance with all the visiting Argentine teachers
(but he prefers to be called “Rosario”)
DATE OF BIRTH: 27th December 1951
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Widow, father and grandfather.
STRENGTH: Confident on the dancefloor
WEAKNESS: He doesn’t take lessons anymore because he knows everything!
INTERESTS: Has been dancing for 20 years / Always has a small glass of red wine at the milonga / Makes his table reservations with the aim of catching new dancers / Sings on the dancefloor / Has bought himself a condo in Buenos Aires and goes there every year.
ASPIRATIONS: To meet his soulmate…again.
Special thanks to Les Pas Parfaits for allowing me to reproduce their work here.
Three musketeering Montrealers have gotten together to produce “les pas parfaits”, a tongue in cheek commentary on codes, milonga situations and the eternal pursuit of dancing nirvana. Bravo! Les Pas Parfaits!! To discover more and like on FB, click here.