Cancan Show

Northern entertainment at its best!

Offering two different shows a night during the summer season, you are sure to find yourself singing and dancing along with Gertie and her Gold Rush Girls all night long!

Diamond Tooth Gertie will dazzle you with her wit, charm and powerhouse vocals.  Wowing with you highkicks and splits, the Gold Rush Girls will certainly keep you captivated with their colourful skirts and hootin’ & hollerin’.

With a cast of professional singers and dancers accompanied by live musicians, these top-notch Klondike themed song and dance shows will have you tapping your foot in no time!

We suggest making a night of it and catching both shows – with table service, games of chance, and shows like this, we’ll have you singing Gerties’ praises all the way home!

*In a usual season there would be 3 shows nightly, in 2020 this has been reduced

9:00pm

Step back in time and join us for a traditional Cancan show, inspired by the dance halls and saloons of 1898.

11:00pm

A pop/rock concert with music from your favourite contemporary artists.  Known as the most risqué show of the night, this is where the girls let down their hair as Gertie belts out some of the biggest chart topping hits!

2020 Cast and Musicians

Terrie Turai

Producer/Choreographer

Terrie Turai has had a very successful dance and choreography career that has taken her all over the globe.  Some highlights include Durante the Musical Comedy, Anne of Green Gables with the Charlottetown Festival and Japananese tour as well as The Canadian National Tap Team World Champion silver medalists in Germany.

When Terrie was hired to dance and choreograph the shows at Diamond Tooth Gerties in Dawson City she had no idea how much her life would change.  Terrie did 10 seasons as a dancer and choreographer and eventually started her own production company Dynamite Stage Productions which gave her the ability to produce the shows.  Terrie is very grateful to be part of such a wonderful place!

Stephen Gallant

Musical Director/Keyboard/Male Vocals

Since studying percussion and education at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Stephen has had the privilege of performing in and musically directing numerous shows over the past 8 years including those at Grafton Street Dinner Theatre (Nova Scotia) and Seven Feathers Casino Resort (Oregon).

A multi-instrumentalist; Stephen sings, plays piano, drums, guitar, and bass – as well as being comfortable with a variety of other stringed instruments. He is entering his 7th year as Musical Director for Dynamite Stage Productions at Diamond Tooth Gerties, and can be seen playing the keys and singing vocals for the production. He now resides full-time in Dawson City, Yukon, where he also teaches private music lessons through the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture.

Amy Soloway

Diamond Tooth Gertie

Amy has been playing Diamond Tooth Gertie for 11 years. A professional performer since the age of 15, Amy has sung all over the globe. She comes to Dawson from her native Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she has most recently been writing, directing, and starring in musical comedies. Amy hopes to see you in the Yukon for the 2020 season!

Jennifer Suttis

Dance Captain

This year marks Jennifer’s 7th season high kicking away the nights at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Her performing career began at the age of 5 with her first dance recital and she continued her training throughout high school.  She went on to attend The Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria, British Columbia where she studied Musical Theatre. Favourite performance credits include: Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular (Razzle Dazzle Productions); Crazy For You (Gateway Theatre); Legally Blonde: The Musical, The Music Man, Bye Bye Birdie and Singin’ in the Rain (TUTS);  Will Roger’s Follies (RCMT); Grease (Footlight); and numerous shows with PRP Productions.

Jennifer resides in Dawson City and spends her days working as an Early Childhood Therapy Assistant and her nights completing her Early Childhood Education Diploma online.

Jennifer Kehoe

Dancer

Jennifer graduated from York University in Toronto, Ontario with a BFA Honours Degree and trained at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in Calgary, Alberta where she worked alongside renowned creators and educators of Jazz, West African, Ballet, Tap, Improvisation, as well as performing company repertoire. Jennifer’s credits include The Pan American Games – Opening Ceremonies produced by Cirque Du Soleil, Live Nation Concerts “Sensations”– Rogers Center, Fashion Art Toronto & TDC Entertainment as a choreographer and dancer. Jennifer also interned with Canada’s leading dance magazine The Dance Current.

She runs her her own dance, fitness and yoga classes through her company Northern Beat Dance & Fitness here in Dawson City. This is Jennifer’s 5th season at Diamond Tooth Gerties and she is excited to share her passion for movement and dance with you.

Karen Murray

Dancer

Karen grew up dancing in Toronto, Ontario where she also attended Ryerson University and graduated with a BFA in Performance Dance.  Upon graduation Karen spent time in the city dancing and choreographing for numerous corporate events and shows with brands such as Tim Hortons, Coca Cola and Giorgio Armani.

Always wanting to see the world, she then took her dancing abroad with contracts at the Dubai Shopping Festival, the Huis ten Bosch Resort in Japan, Ballet Creole’s 25th Anniversary Tour and on both Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise Lines.  Karen now calls Dawson City home as she goes into her 6th season dancing at Diamond Tooth Gerties!

Holly McCourt

Dancer

Holly has had the pleasure of performing across Canada and The United States in tours such as Shopkins Live!A Forever Frozen Story and The Little Mermaid.  She recently finished performing as a singer in the inaugural Winterfest season at Canada’s Wonderland in Toronto, Ontario and is thrilled to be in Dawson City dancing at Diamond Tooth Gerties Casino for her 2nd season!

Jesse Cooke

Drums

A long time Klondike resident, Jesse Cooke lives in West Dawson with his wife and two kids.  No stranger to the stage, Jesse sang in the Diamond Tooth Gertie’s show on and off since 2010.  He is very excited to be returning once again, this time for his percussion debut!  

Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall drummer performer cancan show

Terrie Turai

Producer/Choreographer

Terrie Turai has had a very successful dance and choreography career that has taken her all over the globe.  Some highlights include Durante the Musical Comedy, Anne of Green Gables with the Charlottetown Festival and Japananese tour as well as The Canadian National Tap Team World Champion silver medalists in Germany.

When Terrie was hired to dance and choreograph the shows at Diamond Tooth Gerties in Dawson City she had no idea how much her life would change.  Terrie did 10 seasons as a dancer and choreographer and eventually started her own production company Dynamite Stage Productions which gave her the ability to produce the shows.  Terrie is very grateful to be part of such a wonderful place!

Stephen Gallant

Musical Director/Keyboard/Male Vocals

Since studying percussion and education at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Stephen has had the privilege of performing in and musically directing numerous shows over the past 8 years including those at Grafton Street Dinner Theatre (Nova Scotia) and Seven Feathers Casino Resort (Oregon).

A multi-instrumentalist; Stephen sings, plays piano, drums, guitar, and bass – as well as being comfortable with a variety of other stringed instruments. He is entering his 7th year as Musical Director for Dynamite Stage Productions at Diamond Tooth Gerties, and can be seen playing the keys and and singing vocals for the production. He now resides full-time in Dawson City, Yukon, where he also teaches private music lessons through the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture.

Amy Soloway

Diamond Tooth Gertie

Amy has been playing Diamond Tooth Gertie for 11 years. A professional performer since the age of 15, Amy has sung all over the globe. She comes to Dawson from her native Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she has most recently been writing, directing, and starring in musical comedies. Amy hopes to see you in the Yukon for the 2020 season!

Jennifer Suttis

Dance Captain

This year marks Jennifer’s 7th season high kicking away the nights at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Her performing career began at the age of 5 with her first dance recital and she continued her training throughout high school.  She went on to attend the The Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria, British Columbia where she studied Musical Theatre. Favourite performance credits include: Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular (Razzle Dazzle Productions); Crazy For You (Gateway Theatre); Legally Blonde: The Musical, The Music Man, Bye Bye Birdie and Singin’ in the Rain (TUTS);  Will Roger’s Follies (RCMT); Grease (Footlight); and numerous shows with PRP Productions.

Jennifer resides in Dawson City and spends her days working as an Early Childhood Therapy Assistant and her nights completing her Early Childhood Education Diploma online.

Jennifer Kehoe

Dancer

Jennifer graduated from York University in Toronto, Ontario with a BFA Honours Degree and trained at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in Calgary, Alberta where she worked alongside renowned creators and educators of Jazz, West African, Ballet, Tap, Improvisation, as well as performing company repertoire. Jennifer’s credits include The Pan American Games – Opening Ceremonies produced by Cirque Du Soleil, Live Nation Concerts “Sensations”– Rogers Center, Fashion Art Toronto & TDC Entertainment as a choreographer and dancer. Jennifer also interned with Canada’s leading dance magazine The Dance Current.

She runs her her own dance, fitness and yoga classes through her company Northern Beat Dance & Fitness here in Dawson City. This is Jennifer’s 5th season at Diamond Tooth Gerties and she is excited to share her passion for movement and dance with you.

Karen Murray

Dancer

Karen grew up dancing in Toronto, Ontario where she also attended Ryerson University and graduated with a BFA in Performance Dance.  Upon graduation Karen spent time in the city dancing and choreographing for numerous corporate events and shows with brands such as Tim Hortons, Coca Cola and Giorgio Armani.

Always wanting to see the world, she then took her dancing abroad with contracts at the Dubai Shopping Festival, the Huis ten Bosch Resort in Japan, Ballet Creole’s 25th Anniversary Tour and on both Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise Lines.  Karen now calls Dawson City home as she goes into her 6th season dancing at Diamond Tooth Gerties!

Holly McCourt

Dancer

Holly has had the pleasure of performing across Canada and The United States in tours such as Shopkins Live!A Forever Frozen Story and The Little Mermaid.  She recently finished performing as a singer in the inaugural Winterfest season at Canada’s Wonderland in Toronto, Ontario and is thrilled to be in Dawson City dancing at Diamond Tooth Gerties Casino for her 2nd season!

Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall drummer performer cancan show

Jesse Cooke

Drums

Jesse is thrilled to be going back to his roots as a drummer at Diamond Tooth Gerties!  In addition to drumming, Jesse was last seen as the swing male vocalist in the show in 2013.  Since then he has gone on to start The Klondike Experience; his own tour company here in Dawson City.  Catch Jesse in the corner keeping time on the drums this 2020 season!

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