Jenn Edwards

Jenn Edwards is a contemporary dance artist based in Toronto, Canada. Born and raised in Vancouver, she fell in love with movement through competitive figure skating. Jenn completed a BFA in dance from Simon Fraser University in 2010, after which she studied contact improvisation on a scholarship at EDAM. From 2010-2012, she co-directed Triadic Dance Works, a collective that performed extensively in Vancouver as well as in Seattle and Berlin, and produced two full-length works. From 2013 to 2015, Edwards was based in Europe and toured with Vienna’s Flowmotion Dance Company through Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, London, Turkey, The Middle East, India, Brazil and Mexico. Jenn has showcased her own choreography at Fusion Festival (Berlin), 12 Minutes Max (Vancouver and Seattle), Gold Saucer Studio, Vines Art Festival, To.Be.Announced and the Calgary and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals and New Blue Dance (Toronto). Choreographic residencies include The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards, Mascall Dance’s BLOOM series and Garage Performing Arts Centre (Corfu, Greece). Most recently, Jenn has danced in works by Karissa Fyrrar (Polynomials Body Theatre), Jamee Valin (Valence Movement) and The Parahumans (David Wilson). In 2019 she'll return to her skating roots to join Le Patin Libre in Montreal. Edwards also fuels her creativity writing for Dance International Magazine and playing keyboards for Winter Formal, an indie rock band. 

Contemporary Dance Artist