Jo Rhodes biography
Jo has been an independent dance artist for fourteen years, working in education, community and health settings. She has received funding to create and tour work, been commissioned by various youth dance companies and produced a dance and health film project screened internationally, for which she was nominated as ‘Rising Star’ (Arts Council NW). Jo has led professional development courses across the UK for both specialist and non-specialist practitioners. These include at the Royal Ballet School for Young Creatives (Youth Dance England) and for The Place. She has authored national publications and spoken at multi-sector conferences about dance as a vehicle for learning. Currently Jo teaches for Children and Youth Dance at The Place and is an Animateur for Essential Alston.