Johann Lippowitz is the stage name for the dance act performed by David Armand, a comedy mime artist and actor who has appeared on a number of huge British television series and worked alongside some of the biggest names in British comedy.
Branding himself the “doyen of modern interpretive dance” Johann Lippowitz’s dance act combines comedy, mime and modern popular music – one of his most successful TV performances his recurring appearance on the BBC’s Fast and Loose where he performed his interpretive dance act for guests and fellow comedians who, in turn, had to guess what song he was dancing to.
As his alter ego Johann Lippowitz, David Armand has performed for a variety of audiences, appearing at private functions, on comedy TV series as well as live stage performances; his most notable performance arguably being his performance of Torn, the song which made him famous, alongside the track’s original music act Natalie Imbruglia at the charity event, The Secret Policeman’s Ball in 2006.
Outside his music act, David Armand has written for and appeared in countless British and American comedy series' including writing credits for The Peter Serafinowicz Show and Katy Brand's Big Ass Show and as writer and actor for the CBBC series’ Sorry, I’ve Got No Face and Pixelface.
Armand has performed as a live dance act at large corporate functions and as both a comedian and actor in The Armstrong and Miller Show, How Not To Live Your Life and Absent Friends; he has performed across various mediums from film and radio to live stage performances and, most prominently, on television.