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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.

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  • Current performances
  • For professionals
  • To the media

Audition Billy Elliot – EN

The big investment in the Oulu Theater’s program for season 2021-22 together with collaborators is the Billy Elliot musical, which has gained an undeniable world reputation.

JoJo hires three male dancers with strong singing skills for the production.

Apply by 28.4.

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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 production Core

Emmi Venna: Core – EN

TADaC (Theater Academy Dance Collective) will visit Oulu with Emmi Venna’s production Core.

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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.

Read more about the impact of decisions on JoJo.

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Photo of Only breathing nothing else was left.

Nykyteatteri Vera Audentia: Only breathing, nothing else was left

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

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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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.

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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.

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