DUSK DANCES SIXTH SEASON!
In 2000 the festival expanded to a third park in Toronto (Dufferin Grove Park), went to Ottawa for the Canada Dance Festival and was co-produced with the Dancing on the Edge Festival in Vancouver. The festival kept growing in popularity, playing a significant role in increasing the visibility and accessibility of the art form.
Program #1: Trinity-Bellwoods Park
Hosted by Rutabagan/David Danzon. Opening Band: Singing Tree Marimba
Jen Bell, with Uprooted Sound Garden
Dancescape Collective, with A Dancescape
Denise Duric, with Inspired by Joe
Danny Grossman Dance Company, with Bella
Sasha Ivanochko, with Little Forest
Hosted by Rutabagan.
Opening Band: Eric Stein and Martin Van de Ven
Esmeralda Enrique, with Aire Munruno
Gitanjali Kolonad, with Tree Spirit
Kaeja D’dance, with Unveiled
Eryn Dace trudelle, with Inertia
Roberto Campanella, with On the Edge of the Garden
Dufferin Grove Park
Hosted by David Danzon.
Opening Band: Couroung Fayo
Pia Bouman, with Nigh Faeries
Couroung Fayo, with Descry Africa
Ben Block, with Malee
Nova Bhattacharya, with Ma
Roger Sinha, with Balloons
Dusk Dances also had a Production in Ottawa, co-produced with the Canada Dance Festival.