Joe is currently Technical Director for Sydney Dance Company, under the Artistic Direction of Raphael Bonachela. Previous to this he was Technical Director and Resident Designer for National Dance Company Wales working with choreographers Christopher Bruce CBE, Ohad Naharin, Angelin Preljocaj, Stephen Petronio, Nigel Charnock, Eleesha Drennan, Gustavo Ramirez & Lee Johnston. He has toured extensively, taking work to China, India, Belarus, Greece, Holland, Italy, Spain, Poland, Germany, Australia and across the UK. He studied Theatre Design (MA) at the Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, graduating with distinction, and has returned as a guest tutor for the BA & MA lighting courses and as a guest lecturer for the Aberystwyth University Drama Department.
Joe’s career as a Production Manager and Lighting Designer has developed throughout a seventeen-year involvement in the arts; designing for theatre, dance, concerts, events and architecture. Credits include Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Sherman Cymru, Hay Literature & Arts Festival, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, National Youth Dance Wales, National Theatre Wales and National Dance Company Wales.
In 2013 Joe’s lighting and animation design for Purlieus, in collaboration with choreographer Lee Johnston, was selected as a finalist at the World Stage Design Exhibition13.