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Josh Murphy

EXPRESS DANCE Teacher

Kaeja Projects: Various

Josh Murphy is a dance artist based in Toronto, ON. A native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, he has 10 years of performance training with Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador, including an international tour to Australia. After leaving Newfoundland, Murphy trained at York University wherein he spent two seasons as a company member of the York Dance Ensemble. During his time at York, Murphy performed in original works by Susan Lee, Michelle Silagy, Holly Small, Carol Anderson, Julia Sasso, and Michael Greyeyes. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours in Dance June of 2017. Recent performance and choreography credits include Flock Landings throughout the GTA with Kaeja d'Dance, presenting his work Chasm and a new work(un)Done in collaboration with Paige Sayles at New Blue Emerging Dance The Festival 17 and 18 respectively, ongoing participation in the NL Dance Project with Neighborhood Dance Works and choreographers Christopher House and Anne Troake, as well as presenting a new solo work Beacon in collaboration with Catherine Wright at The Festival of New Dance 2017. Murphy has an eventual goal of returning to school to pursue graduate studies in dance.