All year round programme

JoJo – Oulu Dance Center is a professional dance production center offering international, multidisciplinary dance art programme, with a focus on contemporary dance. The program also includes the OuDance Festival in the autumn.

JoJo's programme

Welcome to enjoy dance safely!

JoJo’s program in 2022 consists of JoJo’s own productions and guest performances.
OuDance Festival is held in September.

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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Tii-Tii-Tiitiäinen – EN

PERFORMANCES on 20.-21.3.
A performance for the whole family based on Kirsi Kunnas' poems is part of the programme of the Oulu Children's Theatre Festival. The visit is produced in collaboration with Oulu Theatre.
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Mothers and Daughters

PREMIERE on 9.2.
Four dancers and nine puppets dance glimpses of the connection, bond, lived or unlived relationship between Mother and Daughter.
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Chiaroscuro – EN

PREMIERE on 22.3.
The venue-based Chiaroscuro by Ilmatila combines contemporary circus and Cassiopeia's choral music under the direction of Ilona Jäntti. The production is produced in collaboration between JoJo and the Oulu Music Festival.
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Okon Fuoko – EN

PERFORMANCES on 11.-12.4.
Okon Fuoko - See Me - Composed by Leevi Madetoja and choreographed by Alpo Aaltokoski, the visit of this ballet pantomime is produced in collaboration with JoJo, Oulu Sinfonia and Alpo Aaltokoski Company.
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PERFORMANCES on 15.-21.5.
GÄNG GÄNG Company's WOLF is a merger between a wolf and a young person at risk of social exclusion. Choreography Liisa Heikkinen.
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