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Juliet Dunn

Award winning jazz vocalist Juliet Dunn lives right here in the Niagara Peninsula. While visiting the region you will find Juliet performing at numerous local venues. Click on Juliet's Current Calendar link for upcoming performances.

 

Juliet came to live in Niagara in 2002 when she was hired as a singer and actress by the prestigious Shaw Festival Theatre. At Shaw, Juliet performed in numerous productions for their 2002 and 2003 seasons as both a singer and actress, and in 2002 she received the Tony Van Bridge Award for most promising newcomer.

 

Ever since then, Juliet has made Niagara her home. Here in the region she not only performs as a vocalist but also as an actress with local theatre companies (Carousel Players), is involved in the fitness industry (she teaches Zumba and aerobics), teaches vocal and acting classes as well as volunteering for numerous organizations in the region. She likes to keep herself busy! 

 

Shortly after performing for Shaw, Juliet began to pursue another dream, which was to become a jazz vocalist. She had always loved to sing jazz tunes but had never done so professionally. She began to work with local jazz musicians in 2004 and has since been adding to her repertoire which is continually growing. The past few years have seen her blossom into the jazz singer that she is today, and is the recent winner of the Niagara Music Award's 2009 Jazz Group of the Year.

 

Her resume boasts several Festivals in the region (Willowbank Jazz Festival, Jazz on the Ridge, Grape and Wine Festival, Folk Arts Festival, Icewine Festival, New Vintage Festival and more), and she has also performed jazz in other countries for extended winter contracts - Morocco, Hong Kong, Brazil and others.

 

Juliet also performs with the Shea D Duo (with Peter Shea) as well as the Kitt Cat Collective.

 

Juliet LOVES the Niagara region and all it has to offer, and works with a plethora of fine Niagara musicians.  For more information and to hire Juliet and her band(s) please visit her website or email directly to bookings@julietdunn.ca

 

History

Juliet is indeed a citizen of the world. She was born in the UK, is half Jamaican, lived in Vancouver, British Columbia and also lived in Paris, France for 13 years where she was vocally trained. The combination of her worldly experiences and her many global connections make Juliet an eclectic and seasoned performer.  

 

Whilst in France Juliet worked mainly in theatre, musical theatre, film and television, the fashion industry and the music industry. Some highlights from her career in France include playing the lead role in the TV movie ‘L’Amerloque’ (The Yankee), of a ‘jeune-fille au-pair / jazz singer’ and releasing two singles as a recording artist. (Released in France, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg.)

 

In 2001 Juliet returned to Vancouver where she continued to progress as an actress and singer. In the musical theatre world she received the Aida Broadbent Award for her performance in the TUTS (Theatre Under the Stars) production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’. Then of course she got the call from the Shaw Festival to come out and perform with them and she has been living here in Niagara ever since. 

Cultural

If you would like to hire our beautiful Juliet for ACTING, please contact the agent which corresponds to your needs...

 

East Coast:

Kish Iqbal c/o Gary Goddard and Associates

Suite#305 - 10 St. Mary Street Toronto, ON Canada M4Y 1P9

T: 416-928-0299

kishiqbal@bellnet.ca

 

West Coast:

Jamie Levitt c/o Lauren Levitt and Associates

1525 West 8th Avenue - 3rd Floor Vancouver BC, Canada

T: 604-739-8611 F: 604-739-8661

llaj@telus.net

 

Europe:

Cindy Brace c/o C.B.A.

31 rue Milton 75009 Paris, FRANCE

T: 33-1-45-26-33-42 F: 33-1-48-74-51-42

c_b_a@club-internet.fr

Further Information

Chau, Eddie. Juliet Dunn’s in the Pink. Niagara This Week. September 2, 2009.

 

Littleton, Lori. Living The Dream. Niagara Magazine. October/November 2007.

 

Mason, Kristine. Wine, Food, Art and Juliet Dunn at Passion Niagara This Weekend. The Sarnia Observer. August 2009.

 

Address

Juliet Dunn
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

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