Current affairs

Currently at JoJo

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

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Kuva teoksesta Toxic

OuDance Festival

OUDANCE FESTIVAL
The Artistic select committee of JoJo – Oulu Dance Center decided, that The OuDance festival held on 15–19th of September will be run by domestic artists due to Covid-19 situation.

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Photo of Titty Hope performing.

New Audience Work Coordinator Leea Alatalo

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.

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Photo of Titty Hope performing.

The effects of Covid situation on JoJo

The restrictions of The Regional State Administrative Agency of Northern Finland are until 25th of April 2021.

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Photo of Only breathing nothing else was left.

Nykyteatteri Vera Audentia: Only breathing, nothing else was left

PREMIERE ON 17.4.
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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Kuva teoksesta King of Oulu.

Simon Beyer-Pedersen: King of Oulu – EN

PREMIERE ON 17.2. – DELAYED
The contemporary dance performance with element of physical theater is made for two dancers and one actor asking who draws the line of making it or failing in it.

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Photo of Tero Saarinen and Kimmo Pohjonen in performance Breath.

Tero Saarinen & Kimmo Pohjonen: Breath – EN

PERFORMANCE ON 24.3. – IS BEING RESCHEDULED
Two globally acclaimed Finnish artists, choreographer-dancer Tero Saarinen and accordionist Kimmo Pohjonen, take measure on each other on stage, composing a power web of sound and movement.

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Organization

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, the Arts Promotion Center and the City of Oulu.

Join JoJo

Enjoy benefits by being JoJo’s member!

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.

Text to speech.

You can listen to the texts of the JoJo.fi website in Finnish by painting the desired text and pressing the play button that appears. Click here to the Finnish page.

Teksti puheeksi.

Voit kuunnella JoJo.fi nettisivujen tekstit suomeksi puhuttuna maalaamalla halutun tekstin ja painamalla esiin tulevaa PLAY-painiketta.