Joanne is a professionally trained dancer from Sydney, Australia pursuing her career in the Entertainment Industry. Her skills include Hip Hop, Heels, Burlesque, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Classical Ballet and Pointe, Styling, Creative Direction & Choreography. Joanne is a Creative Director/Owner of Dance2Music Australia. She has graduated with a Bachelor of Music at The Australian Institute of Music Sydney Majoring in Classical Harp. Joanne has also completed a Certificate IV in Performing Arts given a Full-Time Dance Scholarship at Urban Dance Centre Sydney, She is also the Founder of NIQUE Creative Artists. She has also choreographed and produced her own show Pure Essence Dance Company which was held at Oxford Art Factory in Sydney and was featured on So You Think You Can Dance Australia Top 40 Season 3.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 2011 she has closely worked as Choreographer for Director Matt Shakman, known for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005), Cut Bank (2014) and Still Life (2003). She assisted choreography for Hey Morgan! Theatre Musical was held at The Black Dahlia Theatre starring Meagan English, Isaac Laskin, Martha Marion and Adam Shapiro. Joanne has also worked with former Michael Jackson dancer and choreographer Courtney Miller Jnr choreographing and working with Disney’s production team starring Debbie Ryan in Disney’s JESSIE. She was lucky enough to be signed to one of the top dance agencies in Los Angeles MSA TALENT AGENCY working, training and auditioning as a dancer.
Some Credits include: The Show Off Dolls, Aria Las Vegas, Universal Studios Hollywood, Greystone, Emerson and Create Hollywood, Radio Disney, Disney's JESSIE, Hey Morgan! Theater Musical, N.U.M Music, Rob Zombie, Heather Fay, Lexy Panterra, Superbowl New Orleans, Snoop Dogg, Sean Kingston, True Blood, Adidas, Skechers, Woolworths, Dolby 3D, AGL Clothing, occasional radio appearances and more. After working and dancing for four years Joanne has recently returned from Los Angeles and has completed a Certificate in Front End Web Design and was a Samba Performer of Rhythm Brazil. She continues to teach and inspire her students and is now a certified Yoga Teacher & likes to DJ.