Tango Events in and Around Missoula

The Missoula tango community is friendly and welcoming.

Regional calendar

You don't need any previous experience dancing to start tango.

New to tango? Read more about :


Dance Studio:
Downtown Dance Collective (DDC)

121 W. Main Street, Missoula  |  (406) 541-7240 

Register for Classes here.
Rate for 6-week session: $53 (Member)  |  $65 (Non member)
Membership Annual Fee: $25 (Regular)  |  $15 (Student/Light Living)


TANGO CONNECTIONS CLASSES at the Downtown Dance Collective  

  • Beginning Class (Level 1)  |  6:30 - 7:35 pm
    Ann Stevenson & Patrick Marsolek
    ​​Next session: Wednesdays, Jan 4th - Feb 8th
  • Continuing Class (Level 2)  |  7:50 - 8:55 pm
    Michaela Stockhouse & Patrick Marsolek
    ​​Next session: Wednesdays, Jan 4th - Feb 8th
  • Advanced Class/Tango Team (Level 3) Invitation Only  |  6:30 - 7:30 pm
    Lori Mitchell & Patrick Marsolek
    ​​Next session: Tuesdays, Jan 3rd - Feb 7th



All are welcome. No previous experience necessary. Our community will show you some of the basics to get started and practice with you. The music format generally similar to milonga with the music played in tandas (sets of similar styled music).

Fridays 6:00 - 7:30 pm  |  $5. Details will be posted on Missoula Tango Facebook.
Regular venue: Downtown Dance Collective
Other venue TBA:


FRIDAY PRACTILONGA - 3rd Friday of the month

6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Downtown Dance Collective 
$5 | Social potluck and casual dancing.
Note: April Practilonga is on 14th instead of 21st



$10 Entry $8 Students
8:00 pm Introductory class
9:00 pm - 12 am Social Dance
  • 2nd Sat of the month - Tango at the Brick Room, DDC 
  • 4th Sat of the month - TBA:
  • Tango at the Missoula Winery5646 W Harrier
    Next event: Jan 28th, Mar 25th, Jul 22nd, Sep 23rd, Nov 25th
  • Tango at the Public House130 E Broadway St
    Next event: TBA



Dancing and relaxing in the yurt.
Venue: Patrick & Lori's House in Potomac. Direction: here.
Next event: TBA




If you know of other classes, events or workshops being offered in and around Missoula or regionally, please contact us and we'll post them on the Regional Calendar.

For more Missoula area tango info. and regional news, visit the Missoula Tango Facebook Page.

Tango with Patrick & Michaela in Spokane | Feb 2017

Want a weekend getaway and more tango? Come join Michaela and I in Spokane!

Playful, spiral movements in Tango.
Two classes with Michaela Stockhouse and Patrick Marsolek from Missoula Tango.

Saturday, Feb. 4th, 01:00 to 02:30 and 03:00 to 04:30 PM.
$15 for one class or $25 for two. These classes build on each other.
Location: TBA (Spokane or CDA based on RSVPs).

These two classes will explore how to stay grounded while having a quality connection with your dance partner. Working with a fluid, flexible embrace you can enjoy more spiral movements in turns and wraps. Some previous tango experience required. And... There will be a milonga afterwards! Location TBA.
Facebook Event Page here.

UM Tango Class 2017 | Jan 24 - May 2

DDC and UM Connect

The UM School of Theatre and Dance in collaboration with DDC offers Tango Dance Course.

Dance Forms : Tango
One Course Credit
Tuesdays, Jan 24th - May 2nd, 2017 at 02:30 - 03:20 PM
Studio: Downtown Dance Collective, 121 W Main St, Missoula
Instructors: Lori Mitchell and Patrick Marsolek

UM students must register and pay through UM. Community members are welcome to join the class for $99 and sign up through DDC website here: http://ddcmontana.com/um-classes

New Year's Tango 2017

Fun guerilla tango dancing of First Night Missoula 2017. What a lovely community of dancers we have. Thanks to everyone for a great year, and here's to another wonderful one ahead !

Also thanks for those who braved the weather to come out to Potomac, where it was calm, warmer, and a beautiful wintry mix day !

Tango Boot Camp with Gwen Richard & Nathan Smith | Dec 2016

Hey folks, here's a great opportunity to take some great classes, connect with folks in our extended community, and get lots of dancing in!
The focus of the boot camp and classes will be milonguero style tango! And, we'll have our Tango Night at the Brick Room, DDC as well as Sunday Dancing at the Yurt!
A fun, six-hour intensive weekend workshop for learning Milonguero-style Argentine tango! With guest instructor; Gwen Richard and local host: Nathan Smith.
Everything you'll ever need to know about dancing tango in an intensive, two-day seminar. Dance, Learn, Play, Laugh!

Facebook Event: Page.


$65 Early bird price available until December 5th. Register online here DDC Website.
$75 after December 5th.

Click Read more for details.


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