Jo Lloyd is a Melbourne dance artist working with choreography as a social encounter, revealing behaviour over various durations and contexts.
A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Jo has presented work in Japan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Dance Massive, Liveworks, Mona Foma and the MCA. Recent works include Archive the archive for the NGA, the award winning OVERTURE, Melbourne Festival 2019, DOUBLE DOUBLE with Deanne Butterworth, Tina Havelock Stevens and Evelyn Morris, CUTOUT at ACCA, Confusion for Three (Arts House and PICA) and Mermermer, with Nicola Gunn for Chunky Move 2016. Jo has worked extensively with Choreographers Shelley Lasica, Sandra Parker and Gideon Obarzanek and collaborated with artists David Rosetzky, Stephen Bram, Alicia Frankovich, Speak Percussion and Liza Lim, Ranters Theatre and Back to Back Theatre. In 2016 Jo was Resident Director of Lucy Guerin Inc and in 2018 received an Australia Council Fellowship. Jo is resident artist at The Substation.