Miss Toronto acts back: observing and thinking in montage
gender performance, beauty pageants, burlesque, montage, spectators
Based on interviews with the DitchWitch Brigade, who created Miss Toronto Acts Back, this review discusses the group’s multimedia, semi-historical, stylistically diverse montage that playfully examined the story of the Miss Toronto Beauty Pageant, while questioning issues of beauty, gender performance, and spectator- performer relations.
Fitzsimmons-Frey, H. (2014). Miss Toronto acts back: Observing and thinking in montage. Canadian Theatre Review, 158, 67- 72.
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