About

Jos Baker is a dancer, actor, choreographer and teacher.

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 for DV8 Physical Theatre on the production of John [2014] then began directing and performing in the promotional events for Petit Bateau’s Cedric Charlier collection. Other stage work includes In the process of…[2009] by Zoi Dimitriou and Plastic Junkies [2014] by Antonin Comestaz.

For the last few years he has been focusing on making his own work. The most recent being The End for the graduates of Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen. Other of his choreographic works includes : Afla [2008] Creature Man Don’t Tell Me [2008], Feedback [2009], What do you do? [2015], We were youth [2016], Tidal Breath [2016], Let us not ask where it leads [2016], Understanding Sugar [2017] and Of no fixed abode [2017].

On film Jos made several music videos and short films, including: Forgot to live [2013] by Ay Wing, and Let it Roll [2016] by Mustard Gas and Roses directed by Koen Mortier, J’te Ramene [2014] directed by Yves Housmann and Biegga savkala duoddariid duohken lea soames [2006] by Elle Sofe Henrikseni, as well as several commercials.

He also teaches internationally, offering a range of classes and workshops for professional dancers at intstitutions including SEAD, Ballet Junior de Geneve, PARTS Summer School, TrinityLaban, The Place, Amsterdam Theatre school, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Codarts, Deltebre Dansa, El Danseu Festival, Tripspace Projects, Ravnedans, Jetsummer, Staatstheatre Kassel and many others.

Jos 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. Throughout this training he has studied many techniques and approaches, including: Ballet, Release, Cunningham, Graham, acting, Capoeira, Popping, Salsa, Tango, Contact Improvisation, Flying Low, Passing through, Forsythe improvisation Technologies, Labanetics, Physiology and Physics.

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