This #ThankfulThursday, we'd like to thank @theatrehectorcharland, the #McLeanSmitsFamilyFoundation, and @hcadancetheatre for their support of Dusk Dances! . 📸: Sylvie Bouchard and Brendan Wyatt in This Is How We Love - Photo by John Lauener . #duskdances2017 #duskdances #torontodance #toronto #hamilton #repentigny
We missed #ThankfulThursday, so today we'll do a #FeatureFriday to feature three of our sponsors: @ontarioartscouncil, @torontoartscouncil, and the #HalJackmanFoundation! Your ongoing support helps to make #DuskDances possible. We're so grateful! . . 📸: Incandescent by Meredith Thompson and Kate Franklin - Photo John Lauener . . #duskdances2017 #torontodance #OAC #TAC #dancefestival
Repentigny, vous avez été incroyables! Vous avez fait cette deuxième édition de #dansesaucrepuscule deux journées magnifiques, et nous vous sommes on ne peut plus reconnaissants de faire partie de la grande famille #DuskDances. Un grand merci à tous! . . 📸: Esther Vincent . . #repentigny #duskdances2017 #dansesaucrepuscule #danse
Today is @givingtuesdayca! Your generous donation greatly contributes to our outdoor dance festival that brings high quality contemporary and traditional dance to public parks. Donate to Dusk Dances today - link in bio. Thank you for your precious support! . . . . . #duskdances #givingtuesday #givingtuesdayca #helpmakeapositivechange #donate
We are seeking new members to join our Board of Directors! By joining the Dusk Dances' board, you will get to work hand in hand with talented individuals from various fields who rally forces to keep the organization strong and resilient. Visit our website for more info! . . . . #duskdances #boardofdirectors #volunteers #dance
We made use of many different spaces within #WithrowPark for #DuskDances 2016, including the #basketball court where Human Playground performed Auto-Fiction! Thank you to @carinavh for capturing this awesome photo!
Year after year, you help us keep the magic alive! Your support of #DuskDances is vital in allowing us to do what we love each and every summer: illuminate your community parks with dance, music, laughter and fun!! Our 2017 donation campaign is on until Dec. 31st. Every little bit counts! Follow the link in our bio for more information and to make a contribution. #support #danceto #fundraise #artsintheparks
Support #DuskDances and make an impact! Our annual fundraising campaign is on and we need your help. Your donations contribute greatly to the sustainability of our festival. All donations received before Dec. 31 are eligible for a charitable tax receipt. Learn more by clicking on the link in our bio!
A wonderful evening spent at the @agotoronto for the Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Pictured here: Sylvie Bouchard with Premier @kathleen_wynne
SHE'S BACK!! The wonderful and oh-so-hilarious Allegra Charleston will be the MC of @cada_on & @skillsxsoul's Saifer86: soirée of all-styles exchanges on Sept. 28, 7pm at The Citadel in Toronto. If you saw her at #DuskDances #WithrowPark, you know you're in for a real treat! To register to attend the event or participate, visit tuds.gadfly.ca/saifer86
We are honoured to announce that #DuskDances is amongst the 12 finalists nominated for the 2016 Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. _______________________ Thank you @annenoble_ for sharing this beautiful photo. 📸 by Janice C's Images.
Reminiscing. Who still has their I ❤️ #duskdances stickers? 📸 by @anweshi
Happy Monday! Missing our wonderful #volunteers from #duskdances 2016. See you next year!
After #Hamilton and #Toronto, We closed our 2016 season in #Repentigny, Quebec. What a wonderful week! This season was filled with whimsy, risk and magic, made possible with the help of exceptional artists, staff, crew, board members, partners, licensees, volunteers, funders, sponsors and YOU, our audiences. We have already begun planning 2017, and we hope to see you then!
What a season! We're already looking forward to #duskdances 2017. We'll be sharing photos of some of our favourite memories of this year's festival right HERE over the next little while! 📸 of Human Playground's Auto-Fiction captured by @levo_photography
Catch Dora Award winner @peeverj in #Carousel (remounted by Sylvie Bouchard) at #DuskDances #Repentigny now until Aug. 21!
Catch #DuskDances at Centre D'Art Diane-Dufresne in #Repentigny, on now until August 20th! 📸 of Meredith Thompson in 'Get On Board' by @ihearthamont
Trame: A contagious and groovy delight choreographed by Atypique - Le Collectif. Catch this piece at #DuskDances Repentigny August 18-20. Visit our website for more info. 📸 by Pierre Koch
Is it #love? Catch Sylvie Bouchard and Brendan Wyatt in 'This is How We Love' at #DuskDances in #Repentigny, Quebec August 18-20. This Dusk Dances premiere asks: What does love feel like? 📸 by John Lauener
Throwing it back to beautiful summer nights at #DuskDances in #Hamilton. What a view.
We're already reminiscing about @alagadfly's amazing performance of Heykloro at #DuskDances #WithrowPark 2016. 📸 by @sioflynn
Magic was created at #WithrowPark last week - thank you to everyone that attended and contributed to the festival! Comment below with your favourite memory from #DuskDances 2016. 📸 of @mahkemahke's 'Waves' by @richardrhyme
LAST chance to experience #duskdances at #WithrowPark this summer. Join us before the performances at 2pm & 7pm for Nia movement workshops, with live music by DoubleTooth. ☀️
Performances are well underway at #duskdances in the beautiful #WithrowPark tonight!
Hats off to our amazing #duskdances #volunteers! We couldn't do what we do without all of your support! Interested in volunteering for the final few days of the festival? We could always use extra help. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
A beautiful photo captured by @ezylski at #DuskDances #WithrowPark. See you at the park tonight at 7pm!
Whose coming to #duskdances tonight at #WithrowPark? Taking the #TTC? Closest subway station: Chester. Thank you for the 📸 @myonlinelifenow!
What a photo! Thank you @mahkemahke for sharing. Catch Michael Caldwell's #WAVES at #DuskDances #WithrowPark tonight! Festivities kick off at 7pm, live performances at 7:30. Bring chairs, blankets, pets (we got you covered with delicious popcorn). See you at the park!
David Albert-Toth in Auto-Fiction. Catch this fantastic, high-energy piece at #duskdances #WithrowPark now until August 7th! Live music, free outdoor dance lessons and nightly performances at 7pm, matinee performances Aug. 4 & 7 at 2pm. See you at the park!
Bring your chairs and blankets and join us for a wonderful week of dance with the finest performers! Enjoy a free #Nia class, dance to live music of the band #DoubleTooth, and follow our host #AllegraCharleston to five eclectic dance pieces around the park. PWYC 📸 Myriam Allard & Heidi Graja in 'The place in between', photo by John Lauener. #duskdances #torontofestival #the6ix #torontodance #outdoor #park #nature
Come one, come all! #DuskDances #WithrowPark starts TONIGHT! 7pm open dance classes & live #music, 7:30 #dance performances. PWYC. 📸 by @ihearthamont
#HamOnt & @hcadancetheatre - thank you for an incredible 3 days of #duskdances at #BayfrontPark! Until next time. 📸 by @ihearthamont
Hamilton movers perform in 'Incandescent' at #Sunset at #DuskDances. What a magical night! Join us tomorrow, 7pm at #BayfrontPark for the final evening of Dusk Dances, #HamOnt. A huge thank you @ihearthamont for capturing this beautiful photo!
Thank you @tourismhamilton for the fantastic pic! What an incredible opening night. We're on Day 2 of #duskdances in #HamOnt at #BayfrontPark, see you there! 6:00pm workshops | 7:00pm band | 7:30pm performances
We're here #HamOnt! TONIGHT: The workshops are kicking off at #BayfrontPark! Followed by: 7pm - Dave Gould Band. 7:30pm - dance performances. PWYC #duskdances
#HumanPlayground brings energy, #excitement and extraordinary #dance atop a car to #WithrowPark Aug. 1-7! #duskdances
Catch 'Heykloro' performed by @alagadfly and choreographed by @apslips & @sinbadinho at #DuskDances #WithrowPark, a highly physical #urban dance quartet that depicts 4 fallen #warriors forced to work together for survival.
Can you guess which #duskdances piece this photo is from? Hint: the work first premiered as a quartet at the 2008 festival in #WithrowPark. This year it will be performed as a solo adaptation by Meredith Thompson. Any guesses...? 📸 by John Lauener
Who doesn't need a good laugh Monday morning? Here's another snippet from Allegra Charleston's interview with Choreogrpaher Michael Caldwell. Catch the full interview on our Facebook page! #duskdances #withrowpark #danceTO #torontodances
Watch our delightful host, Allegra Charleston, as she interviews choreographer Michael Caldwell to chat about the creation process of his new work, Waves, a #duskdances 2016 commission. Check out the full interview on our Facebook page!
Catch #BoucharDanse's Carousel at #duskdances Hamilton July 28-30! 📸 by Wolf Read
We caught festival director Sylvie Bouchard and choreographer @sinbadinho dancing their excitement for #DuskDances 2016!
Be the proud owner of this beautiful bag generously donated by @curbsidecycle to #duskdances. For your chance to win, fill out our questionnaire on-site at #WithrowPark Aug. 1-7 and submit it to one of our lovely volunteers. #Prize winners will be announced at the end of each evening!
Thanks to our incredible team of volunteers for arts and crafting with us this weekend! Interested in becoming a #volunteer? We could still use a few more helping hands! Our next orientation session is Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30pm in #Toronto. Visit our website for more info. #duskdances
We're loving the Incandescent costumes! Catch this piece choreographed by Kate Franklin & Meredith Thompson at #duskdances #Hamilton, Bayfront Park, July 28-30.
Choreographed by Meredith Thompson and Kate Franklin, Incandescent is a thoughtful, visually stunning portrait of both the individual and the collective human experience. Catch the performance at #duskdances #hamilton July 28-30. 📸 by Wayne Worden
Coming up tomorrow at 9am on @turnoutradio_, Sylvie Bouchard chats about what we can look forward to at the 22nd season of #DuskDances and the special full length performance, 'Auto-Fiction' by #humanplayground!
#Advertise in #duskdances' printed programs and reach over 6,000 audience members and dance lovers! Contact Caroline Caire at email@example.com or at 416-504-6429 x 24
Help us make magic at #DuskDances 2016 by becoming a #VOLUNTEER! Staff the info table, hand out popcorn, keep an eye on props! Visit the GET INVOLVED section on our website for more info >> duskdances.ca
#Experimental musician Dave Gould will kick off the festivities at #DuskDances Hamilton July 28-30, at 7pm. See you at the park! Click the link in our bio for the full #festival line up. #homegrownhamilton #davegould #bayfrontpark #hamiltonarts
Our 2016 posters and postcards have arrived and they are oh-so-lovely! Visit the link in our bio for full program details.
Sylvie Bouchard, Una Wabinski and Caroline Caire can't help but celebrate becausee #duskdances 2016 posters and postcards are in! Be on the lookout for them around the city. #shiftyourfocus
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Our audiences can get pretty large and we need YOUR help! Walk, talk, smile and help us make magic - volunteer with #duskdances 2016 in #Toronto #Hamilton or #Repentigny this summer. Visit our website to learn more! . . . . . . #volunteer #volunteertoronto #torontofestival #outdoorperformance
Simon-Xavier Lefebvre in Auto-Fiction choreographed by Milan Gervais. Coming to #DuskDances 2016!
We are excited for the remount of BoucharDanse's beautiful quartet #Carousel at #DuskDances this summer! 📸 by Wolf Read
Kate Franklin & Meredith Thompson in 'Get on Board'. This piece first premiered at #duskdances in 2011 and is being remounted this year in Hamilton and Repentigny! Visit our website for dates/details!
Announcing the #DuskDances 2016 season! Our annual home season returns to #WithrowPark Aug. 1-7, 2016. Visit our website to learn more and to find out the other cities and parks we'll be dancing in this summer! Link in bio.
Guess what...our season 2016 announcement is just around the corner! Stay tuned...
Happy International Dance Day!! Boogie all day, all night, everywhere! Take it outside, show 'em what you got ;) #IDD2016 Photo: Joseph Michael Photography - Throwdown Collective, #DuskDances 2013
Throwing it back to #duskdances 2003! Can you believe this out 22nd season? #tbt #danceTO
Flashin it back to #duskdances 2008. William Yong's/ Zata Omm's Tenderhooks.
Happy Morning! ☀️ Photo: The Alice Odyssey (excerpt) by Melanie Kloetzel (Calgary) with @ccdtcompany at #duskdances 2013. What has been one of your favourite Dusk Dances memories?
We went #blue for #AutismAwareness month!
#tbt to #duskdances 2012, to the vibrant work by @tamlamatthews, Pieces of Paul.
Happy Easter Weekend! 📷 of AKA Dance from Dusk Dances 2010
This weather has us already excited for Dusk Dances 2016!
Murmure de Femme / Woman's Whisper by @luashayenne #WithrowPark, #DuskDances2015 #DuskDances #FBF 📷 courtesy of @alanajellybean (Picture X)
Missing these #summer #nights at Dusk Dances. #fbf #duskdances #outdoors #sitespecific
We're jumping for joy because plans for our 2016 season are underway! Stay posted to our social media, website and e-news for details. Photo: Throwdown Colective - One Couch #duskdances #parks #outdoordancing #throwdowncollective #danceTO #TOartists #toronto #torontodance
Memorable moments from Dusk Dances! Thank you Picture X Photography for these amazing shots!
Another beautiful shot of Esmerelda Enrique performing Recuerdos this past summer. Did you know that Esmerelda Enrique Spanish Dance Company offers classes year round?? Check it out at www.flamencos.net. Photo by Michael Zender #duskdances #esmereldaenrique #spanishdance #flamenco #withrowpark #danceTO
Love what you saw at #DuskDances this summer? The festival is not only possible because of our funders, but also because of the patronage you have showed us over the years. Visit Dusk Dances at www.canadahelps.org to find out how your support can help! #canadahelps #support #danceTO #torontoarts #donate #nonprofit
Your support of #duskdances is essential to make this magical festival run year after year! Visit Dusk Dances on canadahelps.org to join our generous roster of donors. #donate #danceTO #fundthearts #dancefestival #nonprofit
We are looking for volunteers for our Dance TO Showcase performance on September 29th. We also need a bit of help for our dress rehearsal on September 28th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested and for more information! #volunteertoronto #callforvolunteers #duskdances #DanceTO
Esmeralda Enrique in Recuerdos, photo by John Lauener at #duskdances 2015. #withrowpark
What a magical way to wrap up the #duskdances 2015 summer tour. Pickering - you were wonderful! #durhamfestival
Join #duskdances for our last stop of the season! We're headed to Alex Robertson Park in #Pickering Aug.14-16. Workshops and the band begin at 6:00, dance performances begin at 7:30. PWYC, minimum $10 suggested donation.
Dusk Dances Toronto was nothing short of MAGICAL!! Thank you to our fantastic team, and to everyone who attended - until next year! To our friends out east, we'll see you in Peterborough for the final leg of our festival tour August 14-16!
@santeesioux's Kaha:wi performed by Meredith Thompson, Molly Johnson and Mairead Filgate. Photo by Joseph Michael Photography. Up next, #duskdances heads to #Peterborough July 23-26! Visit our website for more info.
Guess who? #DuskDances Festival Director Sylvie Bouchard in costume for Photuris Versicolor, a duet alongside Marie-Josee Chartier set to premiere at this year's festival!
Throwing it back to #duskdances #WithrowPark 2012 Crazing. Photo by: Leonie Hentschel. Did you hear?? We're looking for volunteers for this year's festival, at all of our touring locations! Visit duskdances.ca to learn more.
**2015 Season Announcement** Our annual home season returns to the beautiful #Withrow #Park in #Toronto from August 3-9, 2015! For the 21st edition of #duskdances we are thrilled to present some of Canada's finest dancemakers, visit our website to view the line-up & other exciting activities happening this season!
Les moutons at the #distillery #district part of #duskdances
2nd run of the sheep as part of #duskdances at the #distillery district
Sylvie Bouchard en entrevue avec #TFO - #duskdances
Fairchild TV interviews #duskdances board member Ainsley Kendrick
#TFO interviews Milan Gervais - #duskdances #withrowpark
Our ever fearless #duskdances host.
There is another performance of Les moutons this afternoon at 2:30 - #duskdances #downtownyonge
That's it, Les moutons are invading #dundassquare #toronto #duskdances
About as 'behind the scenes' as you can get for #duskdances
Getting ready for Les moutons at #dundassquare #duskdances - we start at 12:15
Our host Dan Watson! #duskdances
Peckish? We've got pop corn at the info table! #duskdances
#coba live at #duskdances
Wonderful opening! Last song is on... Dances to start shortly! #duskdances
Justin warming up... and already a fan around! #duskdances
Who IS that handsome devil at #duskdances ?
Treasa Lavasseur and her band kicking off opening night od #duskdances Hamilton.
Storm clouds on the horizon. Hoping they stay away for #duskdances