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Festival Programming Announcement: June 26th

STARLIGHT is laying in the grass in a pile of brightly-colored fabric and shiny tinsel. He has brightly coloured smudged makeup on his face and is smiling wide with delight. The photo is slightly blurred giving motion Photo by Tyler J Sloane

PARTYPEOPLE

Dance / Live Art / Participatory


Jord and Liz


Venue
Outdoors - Corktown Commons


AUGUST 11, 7:30 PM

AUGUST 12, 6:00 PM

AUGUST 13, 7:30 PM


60 Minutes


Ticket Price
FREE

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STARLIGHT is laying in the grass in a pile of brightly-colored fabric and shiny tinsel. He has brightly coloured smudged makeup on his face and is smiling wide with delight. The photo is slightly blurred giving motion Photo by Tyler J Sloane

A celebration of excess.
A fashion show.
A nature walk.
A ritual of rebirth.

This is your invite to the hottest, strangest, faggiest party in a public park. PARTYPEOPLE is an interactive performance journey guided by a silent disco system. Put on a pair of headphones and join STARLIGHT, Kuya Atay and Usman Khan as they lead you on a music video-esque experience of pop music, reveals, meditations and choices.

Choose your own experience and how much you want to engage with the performance. Are you more of a voyeur or are you the life of the party? Passersby are confronted with the outrageous aesthetic of club kid nightlife, witnessing the energy of small club basements,  brought into public space.

Together we will imagine the future of queer gathering.

There are three ways to party:

Party Animal – participate in the party with the performance soundtrack
Wallflower – watch the party with the performance soundtrack
Voyeur – watch the party WITHOUT the performance soundtrack

There are also three ways to RSVP:

Party Animal/Wallflower Lottery RSVP
A random draw will decide who will attend as the Party Animals (participate in the party with the performance soundtrack) and who will attend as the Wallflowers (watch the party with the performance soundtrack). The results will be announced via email on Monday August 8th.  By entering the lottery you have a confirmed ticket to the party.

Wallflower RSVP
Confirms your ticket to the party as a Wallflower (watch the party with the performance soundtrack).

Voyeur RSVP
Confirms your ticket to the party as a Voyeur (watch the party WITHOUT the performance soundtrack).

RSVP through the ticket link.

Elizabeth Staples: Director/Creator; STARLIGHT (aka Jordan Campbell): Performer/Creator; Usman Khan: Dancer; Kuya Atay: Dancer; Robin Gaudreau: Prop and Costume Manager; Patricia Tab: Stage Manager


Created with support from the Canada Council for the Arts. 

Developed with support from: Buddies in Bad Times, SummerWorks, Bricks and Glitter, Volcano Theatre (via Ontario Arts Council), Nightswimming, Musical Stage Company, Aluna Theatre, SKETCH Working Arts


Warnings

Nudity.


Part of the Public Works programming – bringing artists and audiences together in the public sphere to experience our city in new ways.


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