Joey Braunwarth

Joey Braunwarth has been a professional dancer for over 10 years and full-time instructor for 7. In 2008 he co-founded the Calgary based Hip Hop crew and company, ILLFX Entertainment. He has back-up danced for international platinum recording artist Raghav as well as opened for artists such as Danny Fernandes, Boys To Men, MC Hammer, Girlicous, Jazzy Jeff and performed at many corporate events along with ILLFX. He studied for 5 years in the Professional Training Program at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks where he immersed himself in African, Jazz, Funk, Ballet, Afro Cuban, Salsa, Swing, Contemporary and traveled as far as Sweden to study Lindy Hop, a swing dance style from 1930s. Although his primary focus is Commercial Hip Hop, Joey prides himself in being a diverse dancer, teacher and choreographer; this allows him to connect and push dancers from multiple genres with a more well rounded approach.