Company

Mission

Jaberi Dance Theatre (JDT) is a Toronto-based performing arts company that creates contemporary and inter-disciplinary political art. Incorporated as a non-profit organization, JDT highlights the stories and lived experiences of racialized women while providing a platform for intercultural collaboration and exchange.  The company works across sectors and across borders, building unique connections and creative partnerships to help deepen our understanding of global human rights issues through the art of performance.

 

JDT offers original staged productions, site-specific work, performance art installations, master workshops, professional development opportunities, research and creative residencies, commissions for guest choreographers and advocacy initiatives through its artistic platform.

Vision

Jaberi Dance Theatre aspires to create original, thought-provoking and evocative performances to mobilize audiences towards social change. The company seeks to offer innovative programming in partnership with organizations who share the company’s values of research, collaboration, community, experimentation, risk-taking and knowledge sharing.

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