Jo Lloyd graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts. She has been performing, choreographing and teaching throughout Australia and overseas for over 15 years, presenting her work in Japan, Hong Kong, Dance Massive, the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Adelaide Fringe, the Next Wave Festival, and for Lucy Guerin’s Pieces for Small Spaces Program.
Jo presented FUTURE PERFECT, Dance Massive 2013, the work received three Green Room Award nominations and Best Dance Performance in The Age and Dance Australia. Jo has performed extensively in the works of Shelley Lasica, Gideon Obarzanek (Chunky Move 2003-8) and Sandra Parker.
Jo received two Asialink Performing Arts Residencies (Japan 2004-5) and the Dancehouse Housemate Residency (Dance Massive 2009). In 2010 she curated 24 HOURS at Dancehouse, which was featured on the ABC. Jo has also worked with Ros Warby, Prue Lang, Shian Law, Back to Back Theatre, Ranters Theatre, Nicola Gunn and visual artists Stephen Bram, David Rosetzky and Alicia Frankovich.
Jo has taught extensively in Australia and overseas; Akram Khan Company, Jacobs Pillow, Bangarra, ADT, and regularly at Chunky Move, VCA and Lucy Geurin Inc. Jo is the co-presenter of Dancing on The Radio on Triple R. Jo is currently working with Shelley Lasica, developing her own new work, ‘Confusion for Three’ to premier in 2015 and a work with Nicola Gunn.