Co-presented with One Yellow Rabbit as part of the 2023 High Performance Rodeo

JANUARY 19 – 29, 2023

Thank you for joining us for Old/New/Borrowed/Blue.

Artistic Director’s Message

Kimberley Cooper

Welcome! We are so happy to be part of One Yellow Rabbit’s excellent High Performance Rodeo again! Please also check out our co-presentation of Ephemeral Artifacts: Travis Knights from Feb 2–4. The Rodeo is always a fantastic spectacle, don’t miss it!

But tonight…

This is not a wedding show, but dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate life!

OLD – With this performance, I wanted to support Alberta artists, and to satisfy long-time fans of DJD who always ask: “When are you going to do Vicki’s red shoe piece again?” And so, the dance piece whose real name is Every Tap Show Needs a Soft Shoe, is back on the stage in all its glory!

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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. Go behind the scenes with Kimberley Cooper and the creation of Old/New/Borrowed/Blue.


Sarisa has Cuban and Jamaican heritage that have heavily influenced her movement and choreographic inspiration, that are evident in her new piece for Old/New/Borrowed/Blue.


Parking at DJD

The DJD Dance Centre parkade offers FREE underground parking Monday to Friday after 5PM and on Saturdays and Sundays. The parkade is free to valid ticket holders and students. Please note a code is needed to enter the parkade. (you will receive a code for the parkade 24 hours before the performance you are attending or with your class purchase). You can access the DJD parkade off Centre Street (at the back of the Kahanoff Centre).

Please note:  There is a 6 foot maximum height restriction for our underground parking.

Additional parking

Two large paid-public parking lots are located at the South and East sides of the building. Two-hour meter street parking is available on Center Street SE, between 12 and 13 Avenue SE. Two disabled parking spaces are available on the south side of the building.

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