Residency at Chisenhale Dance Space

I am very grateful to have been randomly selected for a one-week funded residency at Chisenhale Dance Space in August 2022. I am looking forward to immersing myself in movement – practising contact improvisation in a small group, reflecting on my teaching, and developing work which explores dancing facing backwards (a response to a visual impairment which affects both my appearance and eyesight).

Image: Still from ‘Slide’, Space@Clarence Mews, January 2022

Posted July 15, 2022 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

The Creature

During the Covid-19 lockdowns I created some short dance films about the Creature. Here’s one of them.

Posted February 9, 2021 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized


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In March 2020 I created and performed an improvised piece in collaboration with six other dancers at the C-12 Emerge Festival at The Space in London Docklands. Each evening featuring a different trio of perormers, creating an experiment in performing the “same” piece with different people…

Two dancers begin a scored duet; a third dancer joins the score, re-routing it each time.Undercurrent is an experiment in improvised performance exploring our potential to observe, support, engage and disrupt.

The other performers were Irene Cena, Katsura Isobe, Danny Kearns, Gaelin Little, Magdalena Radlowska, Anne-Gaelle Thiriot,


Posted February 22, 2020 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

In between


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On 25th May I performed at the Turill Sculpture Garden, Oxford, with Andrew Wood and cellists Bruno Guastalla and Josie Webber.

Photo: Karl Wallendszus

Posted June 2, 2019 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

Blazing Saddles is at the London Car Free day on Sunday 22nd September

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Posted March 29, 2019 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

Free taster class: Jammy Dodgers


Posted June 21, 2018 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

Jammy Dodgers: 13th April

I am teaching a movement class for children aged 2-4 with a parent/carer at Chisenhale Dance Space 10.15-11am on Friday 13th April 2018.

This is a class where 2-4 year olds move together with parents/carers. We explore different types and qualities of movement, including making shapes and patterns, imaginative tasks and responding to music. This class will have a Spring theme, so expect some rolling, hopping and skipping (and some crazy running around!).

£6 per child, drop in or book on Chisenhale’s website:



Posted July 6, 2017 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

Blazing Saddles

In September 2016 I performed in Bicycle Ballet’s premiere of ‘Blazing Saddles’ in and around Dulwich Park. ( Click here for the film:

Blazing Saddles was performed again at the Wandsworth Arts Fringe on Saturday 20th May 2017. Look out for more dates in 2018.

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Posted September 11, 2016 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized

Extra Jam: child-friendly CI Jam

Contact Improvisation Jam

Sunday 21st February 2-5pm, Chisenhale Dance Space

This is an opportunity to use the large space at Chisenhale Dance Space to allow parents to bring children to the jam (to participate/ watch/ hang out). All jammers are welcome, with or without children, but with the understanding that children will be in the space.
There will also be snacks, craft activities and games in the lounge area.
2-2.30pm: Warm-up with Jo Dyer
2.30-5pm Open Jamming with live music (musician tbc)Amy Irene Marquez.Moving East.02.06.2011 (28)
Adults: £5
Children: £1 (siblings free)

Further info:

Posted January 17, 2016 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized


Posted December 31, 2011 by josephinedyer in Uncategorized