He has been creating his own dance language since 1999; it is based on texts and can be translated in movement in accordance with the alphabet. His more than 50 pieces break through genre barriers. Two of his works were invited to the Berliner Theatertreffen in 1994. In 1999, Jo Fabian received the German Producers’ Prize for Choreography.
He has been researching spectral surrealism for years in order to redefine the mechanisms of the subconscious and their influence on artistic production. For the 2011/12 season, Jo Fabian is working at the Neues Theater Halle, the Theater Mülheim an der Ruhr, the Staatstheater Cottbus, the Theater Junge Generation Dresden and at the Schauspiel Magdeburg.