Michael Joseph (UK)

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Since completing his  training at Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance 30  years ago, he has consistently worked as a choreographer, dance artist, teacher and DSLR dance filmmaker – nationally and internationally. In 2008, ending his  position as Assistant Artistic Director with Union Dance after 23 years to establish his career as an Independent Dance Artist.  Michaels work  has been influenced and inspired by an eclectic mix of various choreographers, having  the privilege to work with Bill T Jones, Doug Elkins, Rafael Bonachela, Laurie Booth, B Boys, Axè (Capoeirista), Tom Jobe and Derek Williams.  His movement language fuses different styles of dance using strong Contemporary Dance training as a base whilst incorporating Martial Arts, Brazilian rooted Capoeira, B Boying and Urban Dance styles. Digital Technology has also been in the core of  his  work and training and produces digital imagery/film as a key element for the majority of his choreographic work.