About

Jo is a Freelance Creative Producer based in South West England. Jo is Founder and Artistic Director of Contemporary Performance Collective Up The Ante and Associate Producer for Bath Spa Live. Most recently Jo has produced Radiant Vermin at Burdall's Yard as part of Sparkfest, Continuum at Bath Spa University and Intersect at Arnolfini. Jo also has a decade of experience leading workshops, classes and directing adults and young people of all ages in both creative and educational environments. Jo has additionally worked in Stage Management and Arts Administration. Jo is currently undertaking an MA in Creative Producing at Bath Spa University as well as Level 5 Teaching English as a Foreign Language at The TEFL Academy, and has a BA (Hons) Drama with Creative Writing from The University of The West of England.

Projects

"★★★★​"

"Slick, smart and very funny. Excellent acting and excellent direction."

"Get lost in fantasy, question your humanity, bathe in the realms of Ridley"

TheatreLab - Radiant Vermin

"I haven't been able to stop thinking about it."

"Amazing."

"Absolutely fascinating."

Audience feedback - Continuum

"Amazing acting & very funny."

"Stunning animation!!"

"Mesmerising!"

"Beautiful application of physical theatre to tell the story!"

"I am speechless to be honest... LOVED IT!"

Audience feedback - Intersect

"Wonderful!"

"It was immense!"

"Intriguing, captivating and very emotional."

Audience feedback - Auguste and The Moon

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Experience & Training

Testimonials

"Jo is a bit invincible. She’s got a supportive hand on everything and encourages you as an artist to be bold and adventurous. She brings the team together and alleviates any worries with her refusal to fear creative risks."

Leanda Mochrie, Actor, Up The Ante