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Currently at JoJo

What is currently happeming at JoJo and what is coming next? Information about up coming program and other activities.

Tickets are on sale at the Cultural Centre Valve’s ticket office and at The performances on sale can be found using the “JoJo esittää” search, unless otherwise stated. For tickets for OuDance Festival performances, the search term is “OuDance”.

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Dance Prohibition

JoJo’s spring program opens up with DANCE PROHIBITION, a co-production of Dance Theatres Minimi and Tsuumi.

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Open call for applications

JoJo calls for applications for production and guest performances for program in 2024 and OuDance Festival in 2023!

The festival and guest performance application period is open until 27.11.2022, the production application period until 26.2.2023.

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Lee Hall: Billy Elliot – EN

The musical Billy Elliot, directed by Heta Haanperä, is seen on the main stage of the Oulu Theater, Th musical is about the growth story of an 11-year-old boy living in the heart of a small mining town. Children performing have been selected from the Oulu area through entrance exams make Billy Elliot a special musical. JoJo has hired three dancers to the production.

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Photo of Only breathing nothing else was left.

Vera Audentia Co.: Only breathing, nothing else was left

PERFORMANCES ON 3.12. & 4.12.
Only breathing, nothing else was left explores and deals with different forms of violence.
The performance tells the life story of various human destinies.

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What is JoJo?

JoJo – Oulu Dance Center is a professional dance production center operating in the northern Finland’s vibrant dance art field, offering international, multidisciplinary dance art programme, with a focus on contemporary dance. The program also includes the OuDance Festival in the autumn. For dance art professionals, JoJo is a platform for co-productions and visiting performances and offers international residency exchange programs.

In addition, JoJo offers open workshops for everyone. JoJo is one of the four member organizations of the Northern Dance Regional Center and is funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the City of Oulu.

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JoJo members receive various benefits, such as substantial price benefits for performance tickets and courses organized by JoJo, as well as information related to JoJo’s activities and general dance and dance job opportunities.

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