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Joseph Dineen

Foundations, Technique & Choreo Instructor

ECDC Company Coach & Choreographer

Amplify Faculty: Foundations & Technique, Lyrical

Joseph Dineen has been dancing his whole life. He started his formal dance training at 12 years old training at the Allegro Performing Arts Academy and performing with their competitive team, the Allegro Precision Dance Company. Through Allegro Joseph studied tap, ballet, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, contemporary & tumbling/acro. Through high school Joseph also trained at the Pacific Northwest Ballet through the Dance This… program where he received training in ballet, modern dance & African dance. Through the Dance This… program Joseph performed for audiences at the Paramount Theatre & Moore theatre with various artists including: Bahiya Sayyed-Gaines (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre) & renowned tap artist, Savion Glover. 


Joseph attended the University of Washington where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance studying performance art & physiology with an emphasis on dance pedagogy & teaching methodology. Through the UW dance program Joseph received the Evelyn H. Green Endowment Scholarship for Artistic Promise which propelled him forward to pursue & enhance his artistry & choreographic skills. His degree in dance allowed him to explore dance with an anatomical awareness, a kinesthetic focus on anatomy & injury prevention & rehabilitation. At the UW, Joseph also performed works by esteemed Seattle choreographers including: Catherine Cabeen, Louis Gervais, Jurg Koch & UW alum ballet choreographer Francisco Gella (24/7 convention faculty).


Joseph’s professional dance credits include: the Stone Dance Collective (under the direction of Eva Stone), Dance Contemporary (under the direction of Tesee George), & the ARC Ballet Company (under the direction of Marie Chong). In 2009, Joseph founded his own non-profit contemporary dance company, AEON Contemporary Dance. AEON’s works & performances were his self-produced, self-directed creations to share his artistry with the Seattle dance community. Currently, Joseph is co-artistic director of Seattle contemporary dance company Artistry In Motion (AIM) under Julius Flores and has built his own brand & training method through #JOSEPHSGEMS. Through his brand he has been teaching his methodic approach of "technical athletic artistry" to dancers & artists across the greater Seattle area. 


Competitive dance is a passion for this current day "Jack of all trades". Joseph's choreography for competitive dance studios has won countless regional & national top achievements along with championship titles. He has been a competitive dance judge for MOVE dance productions and is currently a dance judge for Kids Artistic Revue (KAR) & the Rainbow Dance Competition. His choreography recently was featured in a music video for SYML's single entitled Girl. His solo & group choreography has also been well received & recognized earning top achievements at the Dance Awards (TDA) in Las Vegas. 


Over the passed 20 years, Joseph has taught dance & educated artists/dancers across the greater Seattle area. He currently choreographs & teaches at Emerald City Dance Complex (Seattle) & Premiere Dance Center (Redmond), WA. Joseph is also on faculty for the Elite Dance Camp & the eXit Space School of Dance. Through his #JOSEPHSGEMS brand he aspires to share his artistry & knowledge on a national scale while continuing to build & establish his presence as a choreographer, dancer & educator in the Pacific Northwest. 

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