Julia Aplin

Julia is a dancer, teacher and choreographer. She performed for 12 seasons with Dancemakers under the Artistic Direction of Serge Benathan, and has taught across Canada Julia Aplin has created over 30 original works most of which are collaborations with musicians. Julia shares a Dora Award for sound design with John Gzowski. Internationally Julia has worked with Kim Itoh (Japan) and Damian Munoz (Spain).



John Gzowski

John composes concert music and is an awardwinning improviser. He has composed for many dance productions such as for Dancemakers, Margie Gillis, and Veronica Tennant and worked on over 50 theatre productions and is a 4-time Dora Award winner, for works including Coyote Ugly. John has built instruments, some that have been exhibited at the Art Gallery of Ontario. He plays everything from pop (Garbagemen) and North- Indian flavored jazz (Tasa), to Greek and Arabic. (Maza Meze) [more]


Ann Tutt

Ann is a dancer, movement specialist, and improviser. She has performed in the works of Claudia Moore, Julia Aplin, and Learie McNicolls, with the ImpulseLAB and in NDH’s Blueprint Series. Ann creates installation-based and sitespecific works. As an improviser she is influenced by Lisa Nelson and Simone Forti. Ann’s ongoing exploration of movement is based on 27 years of teaching Mitzvah across Canada