BORN2PLAY ONLINE EVENT
JOS BAKER
PERFORMANCE SEMINAR
29 NOVEMBER / MONDAY
18:00 - 19:00
PERFORMANCE SEMINAR

We will look at and discuss some technical aspects of performing. Think about how dancers might use techniques from other disciplines to expand their performative palette.
LEADING
JOS BAKER
Choreographer/Dancer/Teacher
Jos Baker is a choreographer dancer, actor, and teacher.
He started his dance training at the age of 7 with Oxford Youth Dance and then continued his formal education first at The Laban Center London and then at PARTS [Performing Arts Research and Training Studios] in Brussels.

From 2008 to 2014, Jos worked for Peeping Tom as a dancer, actor and collaborator, principally with the productions 32 Rue Vandenbranden [2009], and A Louer [2011]. Since then he worked briefly for DV8 Physical Theatre on the production of John [2014].

Jos' choreographic work includes Contactless [2020] a creation made virtually with The Human Expression dance company in Singapore. Put Out the Flame [2019-20] and The Smallest Little Thing [2019] commissioned by The Hong Kong Arts Festival. His solo work includes Know it all [2019], Of no fixed abode [2017] Creature Man Don'Tell Me [2008]. We were youth [2016], Afla [2008], Feedback [2009], We were youth [2016]. Jos also directed and performed in Paris Fashion Week to promote Petit Bateau's Cedric Charlier collection [2014] and has made numerous pieces with students in professional dance training.

On film Jos made several music videos and short films, most recently as a dancer and choreographic assistant to Damien Jalet for Anima [2019], a Thom Yorke project directed by Paul Thomas Andersson. Other screen work includes; Forgot to live [2013] by Ay Wing, and Let it Roll [2016] by Mustard Gas and Roses directed by Koen Mortier, and Biegga savkala duoddariid duohken lea soames [2006] by Elle Sofe Henrikseni, and movement direction for Violet Hour [2020] by St Claire and directed by Tamsin Topolski. In addition to several commercials as both performer and movement director.

He also teaches internationally, offering a range of classes and workshops for professional dancers and dance students.
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