LIVE PERFORMANCES THIS SEASON

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Old/ New/ Borrowed/ Blue

January 19-29, 2023

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A new DJD performance as part of the 37th annual High Performance Rodeo.  Old/New/Borrowed/Blue features some favourites from the DJD repertoire, new works by DJD alumna Sarisa F. de Toledo and current DJD company member Sabrina Naz Comanescu, and a borrowed piece by contemporary dance artist Marie France Forcier.

Ephemeral Artifacts: Travis Knights

February 2-4, 2023

Ephemeral Artifacts: Travis Knights is a non-linear journey through the evolution of jazz and tap. It celebrates the body as a space of transmission and dance as a defiant act of creating knowledge. Featuring tap artist Travis Knights this work integrates music, video and storytelling. It unravels the body as a site of consequence and celebrates the act of dancing as a form of resistance.

Direction/Co-Choreography Brandy Leary
Performance/Co-Choreography Travis Knights
Conceived/Produced Anandam (Toronto)

Production History

Ephemeral Artifacts is a repertoire production of ĀNANDAM ’s choreographed by Brandy Leary. Created in 2017 it exists in different iterations, each with a diverse cast of artists. Since 2017 the work has been shown in gallery, theatre and public space contexts.

Ephemeral Artifacts: Travis Knights features magnetic tap artist Travis Knights. This unique collaboration between Leary and Knights offers a multidisciplinary journey that unsettles standard traditions of choreography, improvisation and collective creation.

Audience Advisory: This performance contains content that may not be suitable for young audiences.

Nervous Systems

April 27 - May 14, 2023

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A compelling new work featuring original live music played by a four-piece band led by Calgary musician and trombonist Carsten Rubeling. Created and choreographed by Kimberley Cooper.

2022/2023

Artistic Director’s Message

Kimberley Cooper

Welcome back. What a difference a year makes, what a difference a moment can make…

I don’t believe we are on the other side yet, maybe we are on another side, here we are, opening our arms and hearts with hope of live experiences, of health, of great times!
We have an ambitious season planned, let’s dream big and see…

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DJD PERFORMANCE HISTORY

Now in its 38th season, DJD has presented an incredible range of jazz dance
performances for our Calgary audiences.

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