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Vicki Adams Willis

 

Final Accolades of 2016

Musical theatre graduates Jahlen Barnes and Arinea Hermans were awarded the 2016 Syd and Shirley Banks Prize, Vicki Adams Willis of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks was named an influential Alberta artist, Yvonne Ng received the Jacqueline Lemieux Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts and Mocean Dance won the 2016 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award for Canvas 5 x 5 by Tedd Robinson.

 

Canadian Dance Decorated

Artistic Director Louis Robitaille of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, Canadian Dance Assembly Executive Director Kate Cornell, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ Founder in Residence Vicki Adams Willis and more are celebrated for their contribution to Canadian dance.

Dancers In Love

Current artistic director, Kimberly Cooper, chats with founding artistic director, Vicki Adams Willis, about Willis’ history with Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in honour of the company’s thirtieth anniversary.

 

Kimberley Cooper new artistic director of DJD

After twenty-nine years as artistic director of Calgary-based Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD), Vicki Adams Willis is handing over the reins to longtime company member Kimberley Cooper.

NDW Message 2013

This year's National Dance Week Message was written by Vicki Adams Willis, Artistic Director and co-founder of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in Calgary.

 

Rhythmic Attraction 

By Mary Theresa Kelly “Magnetic Consequences” Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

The cool kids from Calgary are in town. They groove, they jump, they rock and they bop; they funk it up, and work it out. Best of all they feel the blues, and they transmit that love of rhythm and blues in every eighth note.  

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