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Joss Arnott

Joss Arnott is an internationally award-winning choreographer who trained at London Studio Centre and Laban. Upon graduation he joined Transitions Dance Company whilst completing his MA Dance Performance.

Joss has toured internationally as a dance artist and has worked with choreographers Cameron McMillan, Colin Poole, Tom Dale, Matthias Sperling and with The Barbican on an installation for the Merce Cunningham Company.

Founding Joss Arnott Dance shortly after his training, Joss has been continuously supported and commissioned by leading dance agencies, venues and organisations.

Joss is in demand as a choreographer and has been commissioned to create work on leading professional dance companies including Rambert Dance Company, through a joint commission with The Lowry and for dance conservatoires such as Northern School of Contemporary Dance for their 30th Anniversary Graduation Showcase and Trinity Laban. Joss has additionally taught at dance conservatoires such as Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, The Place and NSCD.

A Focus Group Artist for Sadler’s Wells National Youth Dance Company, Joss has worked with and produced multiple works for national Centre for Advanced Training Schemes including Dance City, NSCD, DanceEast, Swindon Dance, Trinity Laban and The Lowry, whilst teaching professional class, intensives and residencies regularly throughout the country.

In 2016, his solo work ‘V’ was awarded with an International Award for Outstanding Choreographic Musical Interpretation and Dance Technicality from WARSAWZawirowania Dance International.

2018 marks the year of the newly formed partnership between Joss Arnott Dance and the University of Salford with the launch of their new MA Dance Performance and Professional Practices
 programme that includes the establishment of Emergence, a postgraduate performance company which will tour nationally in Spring annually.

Working with Producer Phil Hargreaves over the past eight years has resulted in the continuous success and achievements the company have had to date with exciting future projects in place leading up to the company’s 10th anniversary in 2020.

Continuously supported by Arts Council England, Joss collaborates with award-winning artists and has an infectious choreographic voice that excites and inspires audiences on an international level.

“The perfect tonic for British Contemporary dance” londonist, 2010