Beyond a Dance Review: Dusk Dances in Withrow Park, Toronto 2014

The 20th anniversary for Dusk Dances, almost the anniversary of my first year in Toronto, and a needed break and reminder of the beauty of the city and its communities. The fates aligned to get me out to Withrow Park on the evening of August 6th. I thought that I wasn’t going to make it, that I’d have to let my friend down and skip out on it. But then I looked at how many words I’d written that day and thought, nope. It’s time.

I don’t have as many words to describe the performances as I thought I would. True, I’ve spent this year practicing my reviewing and critique skills. I’m usually eloquent when discussing about what I like and don’t like, what works and what doesn’t in performances. After discussing the pieces with a friend, I realized that in this case, I still don’t have enough experience to contextualize dances to review them in a fair, critical way.

So instead I’ll let some of the images I took speak instead:

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About austinausten88

Playwright in love with Classic films, afternoon tea, and Noel Coward. She recently graduated from Rice University. In the fall, she will be exchanging her English major undergraduate status for that of Theatre & Performance Studies graduate student.
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