Jo Troll is an aroace trans art-maker and teacher with a particular focus on using Irish dance as a means to build connection and community. Jo has studied Irish with Kieran Jordan since they were 11 years old, holds a graduate diploma in dance from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and is experienced in a variety of traditional percussive dance practices. Jo has performed around Boston and virtually, including as part of OnStage Dance Company's Residency Program, Dancing Queerly, and Meraki's Y.A.M.S. The House Sessions. Pre-pandemic, Jo also coordinated regular queer dance workshops in a variety of styles to create safe dance space and loves every minute spent dancing with their fellow queer folks.
Photo on the left by Olivia Moon Photography, NACHMO Boston 2023