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July 27 to 29, 2023 at 7pm

David Crombie Park | The Esplanade & Princess St

Dance in the Park!
"To My Past, Present, and Future"
by Nickeshia Garrick

Jamii invites you to experience "To My Past, Present and Future" - a multidisciplinary solo exploration by Nickeshia Garrick, on July 27-28-29 at 7pm in David Crombie Park (corner of Princess St & The Esplanade). An evening of live music and dance in the park to explore together our sense of identity through our journeys through time. Join us and embrace who you were, who you are and who you would like to be. 


WHEN | July 27 to 29, 2023 at 7:00pm

WHERE | The Jamii Hub  @ 264 The Esplanade

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Chareographer & Performer: Nickeshia Garrick

Performers: Kazdoura Band, Zaynab Wilson

Workshops at The Jamii Hub

Leading up to Jamii’s event “To My Past, Present, Future” in July, you are invited to experience a series of workshops led by Nickeshia Garrick on breathwork, clay pottery, and creative writing. This will be the perfect way to wholistically enrich your experience before enjoying Nickeshia’s dance performance in the park in July.

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Join Nickeshia Garrick to unwind and reconnect with yourself by participating in a breathwork workshop. Exploring different breathing techniques, this workshop promises to enrich the quality of your daily life through mindfulness.


WHEN | Wed, July 19, 2023 at 7:30pm

WHERE | The Jamii Hub 

You are invited to play with clay in this hands-on workshop led by Nickeshia Garrick. By thinking about your journey through time and how it shapes your identity, you are invited to create a flower pot that will symbolize your past self and plant seeds for your future.


WHEN | Wed, July 19, 2023 at 7:30pm

WHERE | The Jamii Hub 

Join us for a creative writing workshop for writers of all levels who are looking for a nurturing space to write freely.  Facilitator and artist Nickeshia Garrick will guide you through a series of engaging exercises and prompts designed to help you connect with your past, embrace your present, and envision your future.


WHEN | Wed, July 19, 2023 at 7:30pm

WHERE | The Jamii Hub 

Nickeshia Garrick

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Nickeshia Garrick is a settler on the stolen land of Tkaronto and has performed on this land for over 25 years. They are unapologetically a Black, Queer Artist, who believes in the healing power of breath through raw emotion and movement. Nickeshia received their dance training at the NYIDE (New York Institution of Dance and Education), National Ballet School of Canada (Tkaronto), Toronto Dance Theatre (Tkaronto), and Simon Fraser University (Vancouver). Nickeshia is a Dora Mavor Moore, winning and multi-nominated artist who holds a BFA in Dance from Simon Fraser University and is a Movement Teacher at the Toronto Film School.

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