23 Nov

VELOCITY CREATIVE PROCESS AUDIO SERIES WITH TASHA KORNEY

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In this series we listen to the relationship between the mover and the music and creative inspiration from DJD company dancer Natasha Korney for her piece in the upcoming Dancer Choreographed show Velocity. Velocity is on stage at the DJD Dance Centre from November 16-26, 2017.

16 Nov

MESSAGE FROM ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, KIMBERLEY COOPER ON VELOCITY

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The act of making dance is not for the faint of heart. To pull movement from the air and your body, to speak through that movement, to be abstract, to be literal, and see your ideas through a jazz lens is a huge challenge. It takes courage, rigour, and ideas. It can feel like being …

14 Nov

VELOCITY CREATIVE PROCESS BLOG SERIES #4 WITH KAJA IRWIN

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In this series we will follow the creative process of DJD company dancer Kaja Irwin for her piece in the upcoming Dancer Choreographed show Velocity. Velocity is on stage at the DJD Dance Centre from November 16-26, 2017. NOVEMBER 7, 2017 This rehearsal I finished my piece! I set an ending for the dancers, which I …

6 Nov

VELOCITY CREATIVE PROCESS BLOG SERIES #3 WITH KAJA IRWIN

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In this series we will follow the creative process of DJD company dancer Kaja Irwin for her piece in the upcoming Dancer Choreographed show Velocity. Velocity is on stage at the DJD Dance Centre from November 16-26, 2017. OCTOBER 24, 2017 This rehearsal started the development of the “fight” sequence. It is very difficult for me …