Wearable Art Fashion Show STRUTT

Balancing with Tracy Duru

Tracy Duru has been modelling and performing at STRUTT for 4 years and always brings a beautiful sense of her surrounding and a head filled with balance.  She maintains a sense of calm, despite the insanity of fittings, rehearsals, and general STRUTT madness. Could this serene disposition be a result of being the Owner/Director/Teacher of St. Catharines’ Moksha Yoga? It’s very possible. I guess it’s true what the yogis say; thousands of hours of hot yoga are best for the soul.

Tracy Duru
JY: What’s your earliest STRUTT memory? What keeps bringing you back to this wonderful event?

TD: My very first fitting at the WS Tyler. I had never been to STRUTT and was thrilled to be behind the scenes from the beginning. I was so surprised by the incredible art made to wear! The energy around the event from the beginning is fun to be around. Then walking into the full set up just before show time – WOW! It’s an impressive night.

STRUTT’s an event like no other in St. Catharines and I love being involved with NAC and Suitcase in Point. I love to work along other artists and performers, we have a great time putting on the show.

I’ve always heard STRUTT described as a fashion show that borders on the absurd – how would you describe it in 7 words or less?

Art, brought to life on a runway

Let us in on a secret for this year’s STRUTT.

I’m pretty sure Beyonce and Jay-Z already got the best seats in the house.

Describe in your mind, an ideal party. What are you wearing?

Dance party, with lots of room to dance, in my dancing shoes.