Since graduating from Flinders Drama Centre in 1995, Jo has worked as an actor, director and choreographer for companies in Australia and Europe. She performed in Benedict Andrews' Information for Foreigners, Peter Greenaway's Writing to Vermeer and Red Sun Red Earth Angela Chapman/John Romeril (Australia/ Japan production). She directed film/dance theatre piece Blue Love (Sydney Opera House, Adelaide Odeon, Melbourne's Malthouse and Brisbane Powerhouse). The film Blue Love was nominated for best short film for the Australian Dance Awards.
In Europe Jo toured with Company Les Ballet C de la B in productions 9x9 and Foi, and worked as an actor/dancer with the Schaubuhne-Berlin. Since 2002 Jo has collaborated with Director Paulo Castro on Stone/Castro productions, writing, directing and performing their own works.
Since living back in Adelaide, Jo has been nominated for Best Outstanding Performer Green Room Awards 2007. In 2008 Jo performed with companies Slingsby and LadyKillers and, as a director, Jo created works for No Strings Attached, Dance North-Townsville, AC Arts, and the Feast Festival 2008. Jo has also worked as movement director for the State Theatre Co on their production Metro Street in which she was nominated for a 2009 Helpmann Award. She will direct Superheroes to be presented 2010 at InSpace/Adelaide and Arts House/Melbourne.