DanceWorks is delighted to co-produce a double-bill of queer work in partnership with Fall for Dance North and the Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance in Toronto.
This double-bill features Toronto-based artists Danah Rosales and Sara Porter in a juxtaposition of works that finds shared ground in theatricality, spectacle and Queer identity – directed for film and livestream by William Yong.
Rosales, a.k.a. Maldita Siriano, Mother of the Kiki House of Siriano’s Toronto Chapter, presents The Grand March of the House of Siriano, a new contemporary group work structured as an extravagant mini house ball where dance, beauty and fashion intersect.
Porter presents a new filmed version of her acclaimed solo Getting to know your Fruit, woven from movement, memoir and wit. The performance features her trademark exuberance, a wardrobe of costumes, intimate prose and – yes – actual pieces of fruit.
DATE: October, 7, 2021 at 7 PM EDT
Photo of Danah Rosales by Jeremy Mimnagh