Ofilio Sinbadinho of Gadfly. Photo by John Lauener




July 28th-30th
Bayfront Park

August 1st-7th
Withrow Park

August 18th-20th
Centre d’art Diane-Dufresne





A Word from the Festival Director

"Now in its 22nd season, Dusk Dances is set against the natural landscape of your neighbourhood park.
Your journey is accompanied by a host who leads you to selected dance pieces located in different areas throughout the park. Featuring some of Canada’s most innovative and engaging dancers and choreographers, Dusk Dances continues to be a delight for audiences of all ages.

Sylvie Bouchard, Festival Director



Dusk Dances rarely cancels a show in advance of the start time due to poor weather. All of our artists and volunteers are present at the park (even if it's pouring), and should the clouds part, the sun start to shine, and it's safe to perform, they are ready to go. An announcement is generally made at the park between 7pm and 7:30pm if the show has been cancelled.

A good rule of thumb to assess whether or not to attend a Dusk Dances performance when the weather looks bad: if it's raining where you are when you need to leave to come to the park, perhaps think about coming on a different night.



Because of many unforeseen circumstances, Dusk Dances Peterborough will not be presented in 2016. But, we all have high hopes that Peterborough will be able to present Dusk Dances again beginning in 2017. Stay tuned! If you want further information on Dusk Dances Peterborough, or if you want to lend your support to the event there, contact Bill Kimball at Public Energy: bill@publicenergy.ca




Band starts at 7:00pm
(6:00pm in Repentigny

Dance performances start at 7:30pm
(6:45pm in Repentigny)


Band starts at 2:00pm

Dance performances start at 2:30pm


Suggested donation $10.00 per person.



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Support Dusk Dances and help us continue bringing dance to public parks! Click to donate via CanadaHelps.org, or send a cheque to:

Dusk Dances Inc.
59 Rosethorn Avenue
Toronto, ON, M6N 3K7


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