John Ross


John Ross


For the New Vic: Diana of Dobson’s

Originally from Dundee, John is a choreographer, movement director and performer. He trained at the London Contemporary Dance School. In 2015 he was named as one of the BBC Performing Arts Fund’s 32 Ones to Watch.

As a Movement Director his work includes: Jumpy (Clwyd Theatr Cymru); Treasure (Finborough); One Arm (Southwark Playhouse); Deposit (Hampstead).

As a Choreographer his work includes: Wolfpack (Tour/V&A’s Theatre and Performance Archive); Man Down (UK Tour/International Tour); Little Sheep (all for John Ross Dance) and commissions for Dance United, Shoreditch Youth Dance, DanceEast, Scottish School of Contemporary Dance and Old Vic New Voices.

As a performer, John’s career began with Tannhauser (Royal Opera House, choreographed by Jasmin Vardimon), and he has since collaborated with companies and choreographers including Jorge Cresis, Freddie Opoku-Addiade, Akiko Kutimara, Ace Dance & Music, Two Thirds Sky, SmallPetitKlein, C12 Dance Theatre, Opera North and Tom Dale.

Awards include: Donald Dewar Award (2010), New Adventures Choreographer Award (2013) and MOKO Children’s Choreography Award (2014).