The musical Billy Elliot, is seen in the program of the Oulu Theater. The story is about the growth of an 11-year-old boy living in the heart of a small mining town.
Professional Animal by Dance Theatre Rimpparemmi is performed as part of the Oulu Theater’s Oulu Children’s and Youth Theater Festival.
Riikka and Antti Puumalainen’s visual and physical performance on individualism and human relationships.
Henna-Maria Hanhineva’s Letters to Mari and Helli the grandmother’s armpit is a pit by Seija-Leena Salo together form two solos night, For our Grandmothers.
King of Oulu by Simon Beyer-Pedersen is a contemporary dance performance asking who draws the line of making it or failing in it.
What is currently happeming at JoJo and what is coming next? Information about up coming program and other activities.
PERFORMANCES ON 7. & 8.4.
Dance Theater Rimpparemmi’s Professional Animal is performed as part of the Oulu Children’s and Youth Theater Festival. The visit is produced in collaboration with the Oulu Theater.
Henna-Maria Hanhineva’s Letters to Mari and Seija-Leena Salo’s Helli – because Grandma’s armpit is a pit – as For our Grandmothers is a full evening with two solos, which were born from reaching out for our grandmothers who passed away a long time ago.
PREMIERE 29.3. Alexander Theater, Helsinki
Combining the physical and visual theater, Riikka Puumalainen and Antti Puumalainen, working with individualism and human relations, A Couple of Humans reflects on humanity from the perspectives of encounter, communication and interaction. The premiere of the co-production between JoJo and Dance Theatre Tsuumi will be at Aleksanteri Theater on March 29. The work will be seen later in the autumn in Oulu.
PREMIERE ON 4th & 5th March
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.
PERFORMANCES ARE CANCELLED!
An evening in January, in Valvesali consist of two performances when the co-production of Tsuumi Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre Minimi and Kuopio City Theatre DANCE PROHIBITION and MARTAT by Riikka Puumalainen and Anne-Mari Kivimäki arrive in Oulu to visit.
JoJo – Oulu Dance Center launched a search for an Audience Work Coordinator in February. Fourteen applications were received and seven candidates were interviewed. JoJo’s Board elected KM Leea Alatalo. She will begin her full-time position on August 2, 2021. From April to the beginning of June, she works alongside Heikkinen during the induction period.
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, the Arts Promotion Center and the City of Oulu.
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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