Josie is a freelance performer, dancer, and choreographer from Ōtautahi.
She has a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts, majoring in contemporary dance from Unitec Institute of Technology (2014). Since graduating she has had the opportunity to live and work throughout Aotearoa (NZ), the US, Europe and Asia for varying lengths of time.
Her work has been presented in Experimental Dance Week Aotearoa, Performance Art Week Aotearoa, Festival of Transitional Architecture, NZ Fringe Festival, Auckland Fringe Festival, Tempo Dance Festival, The Performance Arcade and Asia Tree New Wave Festival (Seoul).
Often collaborating with her partner Kosta Bogoievski. Their projects together include: New Dance Group, Dances with Aldous, Dance Danced Dancing (awarded Best Dance of Auckland Fringe 2018), Pedestrian Guiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiidance and Josie and Kosta’s Dance Show.
Her solo work includes: IT, Story and Destroy, and Josie’s Solo’(awarded Best Dance of Auckland Fringe 2017). She has been an artist in residence at SpaceVac in Seoul, South Korea, Healing Hills Art collective in Morni Hills, India and The Physics Room in Ōtautahi, Aotearoa.
Josie has performed in works by Olive Bieringa/ The BodyCartography Project (NZ/US), Douglas Wright, Julia Harvie, David Huggins, Michael Parmenter, Zahra Killeen Chance, Jennifer Lacey and Wally Cardona (New York), and Christine Bonansea (Berlin).