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Joseph Toonga

Joseph Toonga makes and performs dance productions relevant to the here and now which are embedded in Hip Hop and inspired by real life stories. His craftsmanship and signature choreographic style challenges conventions commonly used in Hip Hop dance and shifts audience perceptions by addressing racial stigmas and societal stereotypes.

Commissions include:

  • Boston Conservatoire of Dance
  • Middlesex University
  • Codarts University of the Arts, Rotterdam
  • Edge
  • National Youth Ballet/ Bundesjugendballett
  • Richard Alston Dance Company


  • Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House Associate Artist
  • Secret Cinema collaboration for premier of French film Les Miserables
  • DanceEast Associate Artist
  • Elephant in the Black Box, Junior Ballet Madrid
  • East Wall project with Hofesh Shechter
  • Best Choreography Award Reverb Dance Festival (New York)

About Just Us Dance Theatre

Just Us Dance Theatre (JUDT) is a fore fronting Hip Hop organisation connecting dance communities internationally. It actively supports early career artists and up-skills young dancers who are generally underrepresented in the mainstream.

Committed to removing the geographic, economic and social barriers that prevent people from taking part in publicly funded activities, JUDT uniquely brings together dancers and creatives from a broad variety of backgrounds including Hip Hop, Contemporary dance and the African diaspora, aiming to Inspire, Nurture & Support.

Jospeh Toonga By Camilla Greenwell Scaled