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Roshanak Jaberi

Mentored by Karen Kaeja for No Woman's Land; Karen Kaeja is Artistic Advisor for Jaberi Dance Theatre

Kaeja Projects: Xtraordinary TO Dances: Moments in Reel Time (2017); Xtraordinary TO Dances: Solo Dance Xchange (2018); Kaeja's Dance Ontario Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration (2020)

Roshanak Jaberi is a Dora Award nominated performer and choreographer, a producer, and the Artistic Director of Jaberi Dance Theatre (JDT) – a contemporary and interdisciplinary company that works across sectors and across borders, creating political art. She has a research informed artistic practice that values collaboration, community, experimentation, risk-taking and knowledge sharing. Roshanak is the recipient of the Chalmers Arts Fellowship and the ISPA-International Society of Performing Arts Global Arts Fellowship. Described as “a force to reckon with,” Roshanak received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University, and has presented her work in Canada, US, and Europe.