A perverted polymath of the highest order, La JohnJoseph is an
international performer, playwright, librettist, journalist, actress,
activist and novelist. An ex-model, fallen Catholic and protege of the
legendary Penny Arcade, he has presented readings and performances
across Europe and America, at venues as diverse as The Royal Opera
House (London), the Spiegeltent (New York), the San Francisco MoMA,
The Schwules Museum (Berlin) and Bios (Athens).
Her face has graced the covers of Siegessaule, Boyz, and Dance Theatre
Journal, the pages of The New Yorker, Indie, POP, and MixMag, as well
as The New York Times online and Vogue.com. His writing has appeared in Time Out, Out There, ITT, Next, Bent, AXM, the ‘zines Birdsong, Fat Zine, and P.S. I LOVE YOU.
Educated at a Catholic high school in Liverpool, earning his BA in
American Studies between London and California, and receiving an MA in Performance Design and Practice from Central ST. Martins. he has lead classes on visual culture and performance at the University of
California Berkeley, and Bard College, New York.
She is currently editing his debut novel Everything Must Go and
presenting his autobiorgaphcal retrospectacle performance "Boy in a
Dress" at Stand 3 as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He keeps a
scrapbook of images and fragments of new texts at www.boyfriendrobotique.blogspot.com