Five for Twenty (Or Less)
Similar to a sport, yet more graceful and pretty looking, dancing can be a great way to get in shape and boost your confidence. But most importantly, dancing can help improve your game – if you know what I mean. Our cheap theatre listing for this week offers five inexpensive dance themed shows. From burlesque to belly and good dancing to bad dancing – which can be hilARious – there is something for everyone. Take a look!
ASHKENAZ FESTIVAL Harbourfront Centre presents an arts and culture festival including Avia Moore, the Dance Panorama demo, Klezmer Contra Dance and more. Aug 30-Sep 3. Most events free. 235 Queens Quay W. 416-973-4000, harbourfrontcentre.com.
BELLYDANCE DUMBEK BRIGADE Arabesque Dance presents live drumming and dance in the park. Sep 9 from 3 to 4 pm. Free. Ramsden Park, 1020 Yonge. arabesquedance.ca.
CINDERELLA… IF THE SHOE FITS! (Cabbagetown Theatre Company). This all-ages, panto-style comedy is inspired by the fairy tale and presented as part of the Cabbagetown Festival. Sep 7-9. $5. Necropolis Chapel, 200 Winchester. 416-653-5870, cabbagetowntheatre.com.
REVEAL ME (Red Herring Burlesque). Virgin vixens and professional peelers put on a show. Jul 4 at 8 pm. Aug 1 at 8 pm. Sep 5 at 8 pm. $10. Rivoli, 332 Queen W. aprofessionaldistraction.com.
SPEAKEASY (Les Coquettes). The cabaret theatre company presents burlesque, music and more inspired by vintage NYC nightclubs in a dinner theatre show. Jul 8 at 7 pm. Sep 9 at 7 pm. Oct 14 at 7 pm. Nov 18 at 7 pm. Dec 9 at 7 pm. $20-$85.Revival, 783 College. lescoquettes.com.