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  • Dusk Dances! What?

    Dusk Dances! What?

    2017 has been a year of change. Graduating from university, I had the mission of reintegrating myself into the city that I once used to call home: Hamilton. An opportunity... Continue reading

     
  • Promoting movement and health through dance

    Promoting movement and health through dance

    Every year, Dusk Dances offers free dance workshops before the performances start. Each evening offers something new for everybody. Allie Sommerville will be bringing her contagious energy and love of... Continue reading

     
  • Bringing the rhythms of Brazil to Dusk Dances

    Bringing the rhythms of Brazil to Dusk Dances

    If you have ever heard samba or seen it played live it is very difficult to stand still. Samba is infectious; it takes over your body. So, it makes perfect... Continue reading

     
  • Rehearsing outside

    Rehearsing outside

      By Amy Reusch This week the Incandescent cast rehearsed outside for the first time since we began in early June. The weather was warm and sunny with clear skies... Continue reading

     
  • Hamilton Cast of Incandescent

    Hamilton movers to join this year’s Dusk Dances

    By Amy Reusch On a Monday night in early June, around 25 Hamiltonians, including myself, arrived at the Central Library. There were some awkward silences and light conversation as we... Continue reading

     
  • A little Fosse for your Friday

    A little Fosse for your Friday

    Hamilton native Alyssa Nedich will be leading the Friday night workshop at Dusk Dances. She will be taking participants through a short combination of classical jazz moves. “Jazz dance has... Continue reading

     
  • Passion for dance

    Pearl Lall describes Bollywood-style dance as a ‘fusion of many dances from India with a modern twist.’ She is leading the Dusk Dances’ Saturday night workshop in Bollywood dance. “People... Continue reading

     
  • Hoppin’ workshop

    Hoppin’ workshop

    Back again, this year to teach a free workshop at Dusk Dances is Hammer Hoppers. Group member Margot Smith will be taking participants through the basics of the Lindy Hop... Continue reading

     
  • Big Hill-Dancing with the landscape

    Big Hill-Dancing with the landscape

      When Dusk Dances put out a request for proposals for its 2015 performance, Hamilton-based choreographer Megan English took a walk around Bayfront Park. A hill close to the doomed... Continue reading

     
  • Making dance more visible in Hamilton

    Making dance more visible in Hamilton

          Photo by Alyssa Lai / Twitter   Vitek Wincza excitement about dance, especially performances like Dusk Dances, is contagious. “Dusk Dances is a celebration of dance,” says... Continue reading