In 2005, Dusk Dances grew dramatically. Informed by lessons learned in taking the event into new communities, the festival became recognized as an undeniable force in audience development for dance, and as a catalyst for capacity building.


Program #1: Dufferin Grove Park

Hosted by Diana Tso. Opening Band: STOPP – Students Triumph Over Peer Pressure


The Chimera Project, with Crossroads

Elena Quah, with A Pastoral Prayer

Jenn Goodwin for Company Blonde, with There Goes the Neighbourhood

Heather Hammond, with Mine, Yours, Ours

Sampradaya Dance Creations, with Howzaat!



Program #2: Driftwood Park

Hosted by Diana Tso. Opening Band: Drum Theatre Togetherness


Jenn Goodwin, with Stink

Nova Bhattacharya, with Ma

Teddy Masuku and Selam Teclu, with The Spirit of Gumboot

Sarah Doucet and Jenn Goodwin, with Sneaker

Lisa Odjig, with The North American Indian Hoop Dance






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