14 Mar

THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL 2019 LOOKS BY HOLT RENFREW

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WHAT TO WEAR, WHAT TO WEAR?! Our friends at Holt Renfrew styled up some looks to spark ideas for your outfit for the Black & White Ball. They were inspired by the fun, and playful nature of our party. These looks will allow you to get down on the dance floor!

21 Feb

PEOPLE OF DJD – KENDRA RYAN

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PEOPLE OF DJD// There are many people that make up the community at the DJD Dance Centre. From artists, administrators, volunteers and beyond, these walls are pulsing with personality. KENDRA RYAN UNLIMITED PASS HOLDER 1. WHEN WAS THE FIRST TIME YOU CAME TO DJD? An old pair of pants makes me think it was at …

21 Feb

THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL 2019

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Our biggest fundraiser of the year, The Black and White Ball, is just weeks away! Happening March 16th at The Fairmont Palliser, dance the night away, be entertained and take part in our silent auction. Have a look at some of our Black and White Ball’s from the past and come party with us!  

13 Feb

PEOPLE OF DJD – ADRIANA CUEVA

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PEOPLE OF DJD// There are many people that make up the community at the DJD Dance Centre. From artists, administrators, volunteers and beyond, these walls are pulsing with personality. ADRIANA CUEVA DANCE CENTRE ASSISTANT MANAGER & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR 1.WHEN WAS THE FIRST TIME YOU CAME TO DJD AND WHY? My first time at DJD was …

25 Jan

PEOPLE OF DJD – HEATHER CLOSE

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PEOPLE OF DJD// There are many people that make up the community at the DJD Dance Centre. From artists, administrators, volunteers and beyond, these walls are pulsing with personality. HEATHER CLOSE DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE                     1.WHEN WAS THE FIRST TIME YOU CAME TO DJD AND WHY? I …

17 Jan

PEOPLE OF DJD – AMIRA JACOBS

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PEOPLE OF DJD// There are many people that make up the community at the DJD Dance Centre. From artists, administrators, volunteers and beyond, these walls are pulsing with personality. AMIRA JACOBS DJD INSTRUCTOR – Mindful Yoga   1.WHEN WAS THE FIRST TIME YOU CAME TO DJD AND WHY? I love this question! I started taking classes …

16 Jan

BETTER GET HIT IN YOUR SOUL – DANCER FEATURE – DINOU MARLETT-STUART

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DJD’s upcoming production,Better Get Hit in Your Soul is dances inspired by the music, life and times of Charles Mingus. The show was originally mounted in 2013 as Kimberley Cooper’s first work as Artistic Director. The company has changed since it’s premiere. Original cast member, Dinou Marlett-Stuart was a DJD Company Dancer for many years. She …

9 Jan

BETTER GET HIT IN YOUR SOUL – Dancer Feature – Shayne Johnson

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DJD’s upcoming production, Better Get Hit in Your Soul is dances inspired by the music, life and times of Charles Mingus. The show was originally mounted in 2013 as Kimberley Cooper’s first work as Artistic Director. For company dancer, Shayne Johnson this is also the second time he will be performing the show. A remount …

7 Jan

BETTER GET HIT IN YOUR SOUL – Dancer Feature – Catherine Hayward

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DJD’s upcoming production, Better Get Hit in Your Soul is dances inspired by the music, life and times of Charles Mingus. The show was originally mounted in 2013 as Kimberley Cooper’s first work as Artistic Director. For company dancer, Catherine Hayward this is also the second time she will be performing the show. A remount …

10 Dec

BETTER GET HIT IN YOUR SOUL – Why Charles Mingus? by Kimberley Cooper

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BETTER GET HIT IN YOUR SOUL Why Charles Mingus? by Kimberley Cooper  Charles Mingus was a brilliant bassist, a prolific composer, and although few people know this, he was a great pianist as well.  There are many important characters in jazz, but it was his life and music that inspired me to create Better Get …

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