Since graduating from Laban with a 1st Class Hons degree in 2012, Joel has worked as a performer for a range of internationally renowned companies such as, Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal, Luca Silvistrini’s Protein, Ben Wright’s BGROUP, and Hagit Yakira Dance. As a choreographer he has performed work at a variety of established venues both in the UK and abroad, such as Sadler’s Wells Lillian Baylis Studio, The Place, Tripspace, and L’Escaut (Brussels). He was also commissioned to create a dance film work for Ballet Boyz in January 2020, which will be premiering in Autumn on Channel 4. He has received Arts Council funding consecutively over the last four years for the research and development, rehearsals and touring for 2 separate works; Treasure and Tat (2017-19), and Forever Again, All The Time (2020).
In 2016, he received a Distinction in Performance Design and Practice, at UAL. He has since used these skills to design, source and construct set and costume for both his own work and other peoples’. He is now interested in taking his work to less conventional performance spaces, in order to make the work more accessible to the wider public.