Contemporary Dance Artist

Jenn Edwards

Jenn Edwards is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, teacher and writer based in Toronto, Canada. Born and raised in Vancouver, she earned a BFA in contemporary dance from Simon Fraser University in 2010, and also studied contact improvisation on a scholarship at EDAM. With Philippa Myler and Jennifer Aoki she founded Triadic Dance Works, a collective that has performed extensively in Vancouver as well as in Seattle and Berlin, and produced two full-length works between 2011 and 2012. Between 2013 and 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), BLOOM (Mascall Dance), Garage Performing Arts Centre (Corfu, Greece), Vines Art Festival, To.Be.Announced and the Calgary Fringe Festival. She has also danced in works by Nela H. (Diskordanse), Kat Single-Dain (Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret), Natalie Gan (Hong Kong Exile), Carolyn Schmidt, Bianca Anne B. (Tauschfühlung, Austria), Natasha Lutz and Patricia Allison.  An emerging dance writer, Jenn recently started contributing to Dance international Magazine.