Firsts: On Stage Managing First Dance

When I was asked to stage manage for Tottering Biped Theatre’s performance, First Dance, I knew it would be a first for me, in different ways.

One of the many “firsts” was the subject matter of the show. First Dance touched upon the rituals of marriage, the idea of having a married couple perform the first dance on the day of their wedding ceremony. But the first dance (as a tradition in marriage ceremonies), or its significance, is largely unquestioned. It is expected that the dance will have a lead and a follower, the former being a male and the latter being a female.

Full article at McMaster Alumni Association.