Irad has over 15 years teaching and choreographic experience and joined Centre for Advanced Training in 2018. In the last two years he has worked on projects for Royal Central School of Speech & Drama a guest lecturer guiding design students on new ways to design, see, and create art using esoteric spirituality and Astrology.
Irad trained at Middlesex University and Millennuim Dance 2000 graduating in 2003. He spent two seasons with National Youth Dance Company under the direction of Sir John Chezworth and worked with; Wayne Mcgregor, Cathy Marston, Andile Sotiya, Mark Baldwin and Matthew Hawkins as well as creating two works for the company as a choreographer. Since then, Irad has gone on dance for Michael Clark and in 2004 joined Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Swan Lake and Nutcracker, touring internationally.
Irad modelled for Alexander McQueen for Paris Fashion Week Spring collection 2004 and continued to work with McQueen on various photoshoots. He appeared as guest artist for the BBC One show Strictly Dance Fever with the Sugababes and for the BBC’s record-breaking Big Dance Mass, filmed and broadcasted live from Trafalgar Square.
Irad is a qualified Reiki practitioner and has worked in healing centres in the amazon jungle, Peru with trauma victims and those suffering from PTSD. Outside of dance Irad has worked in Specialist Crime for the Metropolitan Police, and Hackney Council in Adult Safeguarding.
Irad is currently training to become a sound healing practitioner and will qualify in February 2023.