Joseph Corella

Joseph Corella is a 3rd generation Mexican American originally from the hot desert of Phoenix, Arizona. Using his dance, theatre, and fitness background, he has traveled the globe, spreading this love and understanding of the importance of movement to such places as Japan, France, England, and Canada and dozens of cities across the United States. Joseph’s connection to movement started in his early childhood with extensive training in jazz, tap, contemporary, and ballet. At thirteen, he became a member of famed choreographer Marguerite Derricks’ prestigious dance company, Tremaine Teen Company, and shortly after that appeared in Disney’s Geppetto alongside pop superstar Usher.

In 1997, Joseph was named American Dance Awards’ Teen Male Dancer of the Year. Soon after, the band Tropic Zone was created around Joseph and 2 others, with whom he toured extensively, including the US. In addition, Joseph is a member of the Emmy Choreography Peer Group with The Television Academy.

Building on his dance and vocal talent, Joseph studied at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute and honed his comedic skills with Upright Citizens Brigade. He debuted on Broadway in All Shook Up and subsequently toured the US with productions of Grease (Dance Captain) and West Side Story. Other theatrical credits include: Surf, The Musical, CATS, Altar Boyz, Guys and Dolls, and much more.

Joseph has been featured as a choreographer in the hit HBO special “A Quinceañera Story,” and was featured on NBC’s “The Today Show.” As well, he teamed up with fitness guru, Cassey Ho of Blogilates and Pop Pilates creator for a YouTube collaboration, seen by her 4.4 million followers.

Joseph has worked with Rebel Wilson, with whom he choreographed a CATS routine dubbed “Catzercize,” which has been shared by Rebel and her 6 million + followers. That viral video was soon followed by a choreographed routine to “Greased Lightnin” from Grease, complete with Rebel piloting a pantomime race car. As well as working with Rebel Wilson, Joseph has worked and trained with BAFTA award-winner Andrea Riseborough and Australian superstar Delta Goodrem.

Joseph has been seen on television in Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place, MTV Dance Marathon, and the CW’s Hart of Dixie. Additionally, Joseph’s choreography has been seen on the CW’s hit TV show Hart of Dixie, MTV Video Music Awards, the Neon Trees music video Feel Good, 98 Degree’s music video Microphone, Julie Brown’s hit musical Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical, I Totally Know What You Did Last Donna Summer starring Drew Droege and much more!

Joseph’s proudest accomplishment to date is Co-Creating with his Husband, 567BROADWAY! A New Musical Workout, an all-level dance fitness workout set to hit Broadway music.

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