Jo is a performance maker and educator, and the program coordinator of the BCI (Theatre and Performance). She has worked as an actor, director, writer and cabaret performer. She created and performed cabaret shows for The Brisbane Cabaret Festival, The Brisbane Festival, and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She has directed for Burning Deck Theatre (La Mama Theatre, Melbourne), The Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, QUT and USC. Jo has trained with: Kristin Linklater, the Suzuki Company of Toga, Howard Fine, and Shakespeare & Company. Initiative (London) and the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble. She has completed a PhD in cabaret performance and an MA on applications of the Suzuki method.
- The Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies
- Ian Potter Foundation Fellowship, 2001
- Lord Mayor's Creative Sparks Fellowship, 2004
Current research projects
|Project name||Investigators||Funding body||Year|
Regional Arts Development Grant for creative work as research 'Julius Caesar'.
|Dr Jo Loth||$8,600||2017|
Regional Arts Development Grant for creative work as research 'The Centre'.
|Dr Jo Loth and DrGinna Brock||$4,000||2017|
- Actor training
- The Suzuki actor training method
- Linklater voice training
- Contemporary revisions of classical texts
- Theatre and Performance
Dr Jo Loth’s specialist areas of knowledge include: actor training, cabaret and the Suzuki actor training method.
In the newsUSC Newsroom
The Book of Everything to open this week27 January 2015
USC drama students will perform the highly acclaimed The Book of Everything at Chancellor State College’s Performing Arts Centre this week (Thursday 29 January to Saturday 31 January).
The Book of Everything will delight everyone8 January 2015
USC drama students will soon present a highly acclaimed children’s play about a kind boy with a wild imagination and some very strange friends.