Published on August 7th, 2014 | by Sima Sahar Zerehi0
SummerWorks performances evade attempts at classification
SummerWorks Canada’s largest juried and curated festival featuring predominantly new multi-disciplinary work, kicks off today in Toronto.
The festival offers audiences a selection of innovative pieces that often weave together elements of music, dance, theatre and video. This year a number of the performances are experimenting with technology as well as site-specific pieces that have audiences moving out of theatre spaces and into streets and other non-traditional performance sites.
“We’re creating a space for the unclassifiable,” says Michael Rubenfeld, artistic producer of the festival. “It’s contemporary and speaks to global performances.”
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