$15 | Drop-in
Location | DJD Dance Centre - Studio TBA
Attending | Decidedly Jazz & Professional Community
Focus | Contemporary Dance Technique
Exploring what is real and what is imagined Vanessa's class plays with the possibility of the bodies capacity. We will work through systems of anatomical organisation and curiosity of state. This workshop begins with guided hands-on bodywork and moves into physical tasks preparing your body for the day ahead.
Hailing from the Canadian Rockies, Jennifer Dallas is the founder of Toronto-based Kẹmi Contemporary Dance Projects (Kẹmi). In 2017 she was the recipient of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for outstanding Female Performance (Kittly-Bender).
Jennifer has over a decade of professional experience spanning four continents. She began her formal dance training in ballet, later graduating from The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Her work abroad in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, South Africa, Russia, and Israel has earned her critical acclaim, culminating in 2015 with a 7-city Canadian tour (Idiom) that highlighted her collaborative work with Burkinabe artist Bienvenue Bazié.
Identified by Dance Current magazine as “someone on the Canadian dance scene to pay attention to” (2015). Dallas is an artistic visionary who brings a unique combination of technical skill and playful insight to her work.