Housemate Residency Program: Jo Lloyd

Jo Lloyd

Jo Lloyd has been performing, choreographing and teaching throughout Australia and overseas since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1995. Jo Lloyd has performed in many works by Chunky Move, Shelley Lasica, and Sandra Parker (Dance Works), and has twice been nominated for a Green Room Award for 'Best Female Dancer'. Jo's own works have been presented in Tokyo, Yokohama, the Adelaide Fringe, the Next Wave Festival and the Melbourne Fringe Festival. In 2001 Jo received an Emerging Choreographers Grant to create 'Hospitalsandairports'. Since then she has created, 'Public=Un+Public', with Japanese company Nibroll, with support from an Asialink residency, 'Mute', for Lucy Guerin's 'Pieces for Small Spaces' program, 'Yes' for Nat Cursio's 'With a Bullet, The Album Project', 'This is Not a Disaster' for Deakin University, and 'I Smiled for a full Minute' for Dance Works and John Cage's Musicircus, Melbourne Festival 2007. Jo recently premiered her new work, 'Apparently That's What Happened', at the Meat Market.


Read an Age article about Jo's recent performance of Apparently Thats What Happened


Throughout her residency, from July to October, Jo is available for technique classes, workshops and discussions. Jo will also be the facilitator for Learning Curve IV August 4 - 13 with a showing on the 13th 5 - 6pm. A work-in-progress showing will be held mid way through her residency and there will be a number of opportunities for school groups and the general public to visit Jo in an open rehearsal setting.

Further information

More information on the Housemate program
Information on our first Housemate for 2008, Phoebe Robinson
To become involved or to make further inquiries please contact Carlee Mellow, Program Producer.

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