Thursday, August 17, 2017

What you need to know about Dusk Dances Barrie

Dusk Dances Barrie opens tonight!



You've been calling and posting some great questions. We've compiled them here along with our replies.

Q: How much does if cost?
A: Dusk Dances Barrie is a Pay What You Can event with a suggested donation of $10/person. All contributions help support this community event.


Q:"What happens if it's raining?"
A: If there is rain, we will do our best to proceed with some aspects of the event where it is safe for you the audience and our cast and crew. 
If there is a risk of lightening we will stop. 

Q: "Can I take photos and videos?"

A: You are permitted to take photos WITHOUT FLASH however VIDEOS ARE NOT PERMITTED. We get it. Dance makes sweet boomerangs for Instagram, but you'll have to share a still image instead.





If you are sharing images online, please tag Simcoe Contemporary Dancers and Dusk Dances and/or hashtag #DuskDances2017#DuskDancesBarrie ... and we always throw in #barriearts 


Q: Can you tell me more about the dance workshops?
A: YES!

Each night at 6:00pm there is a different dance workshop.Thursday - Contemporary with Chrissy King of Simcoe Contemporary DancersFriday - Limón Modern with Sarah Lochhead of Simcoe Contemporary DancersSaturday - Ballet with Andrea Marcucci of Orillia Dance AcademySunday - Movement Improvisation with Sarah Lochhead of Simcoe Contemporary Dancers


Q: Can you tell me more about the performances I'll see?
A: Sure thing!
The Performances
Each night there are five dance pieces performed, each in a different spot in the park. The host Nina Gilmour will lead the audience through the park each dances location. You may wish to bring your own lawn chair or blanket to take with you around the park.

BOUND
CHOREOGRAPHED BY LOUIS-MARTIN CHAREST
Performed by: Sylvie Bouchard and Brendan Wyatt
GADFLY
CHOREOGRAPHED BY OFILIO SINBADINHO
Performed by: Zhenya Cerneacov, Sebastian Hirtenstein, Molly Johnson, Kathleen Legassick and Meredith Thompson

RAWRABIDE
GADFLY
CHOREOGRAPHED BY OFILIO SINBADINHO
Music by: Ofilio Sinbadinho & Apolonia Velasquez - Adinhos 
Performed by: Zhenya Cerneacov, Sebastian Hirtenstein, Molly Johnson, Kathleen Legassick and Meredith Thompson


THE PLACE IN BETWEEN
LA OTRA ORILLIA
CHOREOGRAPHED AND DIRECTED BY
MYRIAM ALLARD AND HEDI GRAJA (LA OTRA ORILLA)
Performed by: Myriam Allard and Hedi Graja

ARRAY
CHOREOGRAPHED BY THE PERFORMERS WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM TANYA FAROOQ, ZARA FAROOQ, CHRISSY KING FACILITATED BY SARAH LOCHHEAD OF SIMCOE CONTEMPORARY DANCERS
Performed by: Chiara Bitonti, Natasha Booth, Amy Eakin, Wendy Hutchinson, Tynesha Jones, Sarah Kennedy, Eliza Pinney, Danielle Rogers, Shelby Thoms, Ruby Wessenger, Celina Whittaker, Kira Whittaker, Rachel Whittaker, Sydney Whittaker and Alyssa Zimmerman

LA GIGUE EN SOUVENIR
BOUCHARDANSE
CHOREOGRAPHED BY SYLVIE BOUCHARD
With Mélissandre Tremblay-Bourassa for the last section
Performed by: Zhenya Cerneacov, Sebastian Hirtenstein, Molly Johnson, Kathleen Legassick, Meredith Thompson and Brendan Wyatt


For more information on the pieces visit: http://duskdances.ca/en/season2017_Barrie.php

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