Joss Carter is a British-European multi disciplinary contemporary movement and performance artist and director based in London, UK.
Born and raised in South Shropshire/West Midlands, he graduated from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds, UK, in 2010.
Since 2009 Carter has performed, toured and taught with contemporary companies and choreographers such as: BalletBoyz ,T.R.A.S.H, Mor Shani, Tilted Productions, Secret Cinema, Lea Tirabasso, Gary Clarke Company, Oona Doherty amongst many more.
Joss also works in T.V & film. He worked on‘Anna Karenina’ starring Keira Knightly and Jude Law, directed by Joe Wright with movement direction by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and ‘The Mummy’ starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella, directed by Alex Kurzman with movement direction by Alex Reynolds & Charlie Mayhew. Most recently on the Marvel film ‘Morbius’ starring Jared Leto.
In 2018 Joss became the lead movement specialist/creature performer for Tiger Aspect Productions / Sky TV's original new drama 'Curfew' directed by Colm McCarthy & Chris Smith with movement direction by Dan O'Neill and Charlie Mayhew, and Prosthetics by Millennium FX. Starring Sean Bean, Adrian Lester, Mirander Richardson and Billy Zane.
He also features in music videos, fashion/creative/conceptual photo shoots and is experienced in Motion Capture and Special Action (SPACT) performance.
Joss teaches regular professional, educational and community classes and workshops on an International scale.
He focuses on establishing and exhausting the body through technical and primitive forms of stimulating and self-disciplined actions & reactions. Through developing his own radical movement methodology called 'FLESH & BONE INTERROGATIONS' he aims to energise and unlock the corporeal existence of one-self through a non judgemental, honest, caring and intimate environment of transgression.
Joss conceptualises, choreographs, and produces his own solo works:
Anatomy of the Heart (2018)
MISERY FLESH (2015)
The Ravenous Flight of Misanthropy (2013)
K 5 S T U D I O
Joss is co-coordinator, programmer, producer, administrator, and living resident at K5 Studio, North London.
He and his co-habitants host various open level, community and professional workshops, performance evenings and events.
Since 2015 Joss has programmed masterclass workshops for invited guest teachers and supporting/nurtured other independent artists through initiative's such as his Res!idency Program for The Place’s Resolution performance platform in 2016 & 2017.
K5 Studio is also available to hire.