Joshie is a dance and light creative.
Nominated by the Black British Theatre Awards for the 'Best Lighting Design Award' 2022 & 2023 and is a fellow with Factory International / Manchester International Festival 2023.
As an independent artist, Joshie choreographs exclusively with lights. Fascinated with the physicality, musicality and emotionality lights can embody.
To much acclaim, Joshie created his version of The Rite of Spring - 'The Lite of Spring', choreographed solely with light, premiering at The Place as part of Resolution Dance Festival
They also do live improvisation performance of lights - notably touring with music artist Bat For Lashes and often collaborating with artist/ director Magnus Westwell - intersecting live music, live dance and live lights.
Adam Linder, Sir Richard Alston, Michael Clark Company, Sir Matthew Bourne, New Adventures ‘The Red Shoes’, Christopher Williams (joyce, nyc)
Ballet Black [Arthur Pita, Mark Bruce, Will Tuckett and Christopher Hampson], Jose Agudo, Inala Live with Soweto Gospel Choir [West End,]
Illyr, Anthea Hamilton, Delphine Gaborit,
Trained at Rambert School and Elizabeth Hill School of Dance and Drama.
founding associate of the African Diaspora Dance Association.
Diesel [Matt Lambert, Campaign] ASOS [active wear campaign & do you campaign], GUCCI [Adam Csoka Keller & Evelyn Benčičová, Second Summer of Love], NOWNESS x Harrods,
COS, DSquared, PUMA, BBC Arts, Matches Fashion, Vogue, Mr Smith Paris, Saul nash
as well as being featured in various fashion publications and fashion weeks.
Drew McOnie [Cake The Musical, West End), Nikolai Foster [Evita, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Curve] Dickson Mbi [Scottish Ballet], Julia Cheng [House or Absolute, Sadler’s Wells ],
Bat For Lashes [Dream of Delphi 2023 Concert Tour, Queen Elizabeth Hall], Anthea Hamilton [Southbank, Hayward Gallery], Mark Baldwin OBE [Rite of Spring, Sadler’s Wells],
Nathan Powell [National Theatre], Satara Gakye AKA Lorna Gee [Legends of Them, Brixtonhouse], National Dance Company of Wales [SAY],
Xnthony [Oliver Cromwell is Really Very Sorry Musical], Clod Ensemble [London Contemporary Dance], Scarabeus Aerial Theatre [Emerging, The Lowry], Magnus Westwell [Mandrake Hotel / Machine Woman],
Sonny Nwachukwu [Saturn Returns, Queen Elizabeth Hall], Richard Chappell [Hot House / Infinite Ways Home], mia Jerome [the instrumentals]
Gary Clarke, Julie Cunningham, Jose Agudo, Yen Ching Penthouss, Kerry Nichols, freddie wulf, Arielle Smith, Fraser Buchanan
Jack Philps, Lazarus LDN, Warrington Public Art, Jasmine Chui, Disturbance
Node tv, Mathieu Geffré, Jonathon Luke Baker
Joshie is also resident light artist for queer dance club night's Mind Ur Head & Lazarus.
self taught LX designer & programmer
Masters - 'Light in Performance' at Rose Bruford [distinction]
founding member of lab___13
'lighting recognition award' - black British theatre awards - nomination - 2023
'lighting recognition award' - black British theatre awards - nomination - 2022
'lighting design' - offies theatre award - Sucker punch - national theatre - nomination - 2023
'lighting design' - offies theatre award - The instrumentals - Little angel theatre - nomination - 2023
'best dance production' - Saturn returns, queen Elizabeth hall - black British theatre awards - nomination - 2022
'best design' - Oliver Cromwell is really very sorry - Dublin fringe awards - nomination - 2022
'best production' -Oliver Cromwell is really very sorry - Dublin fringe awards - nomination - 2022
bursary artist at agudo dance company - 2021
3rd prize Winner - WYSIWYG 'wackit' lighting design contest - royal albert hall - 2021
specially commended - prize winner - artistry with dance - charlotte Kirkpatrick award - 2014