In an industry with a reputation for short-lived careers, Joel Peisley is celebrating 30 years as a dancer, choreographer, educator, and creative within the broader entertainment world.
During this time he has amassed a wealth of professional experience across performing arts, live events, TV, touring, print and digital media, dance education and the music industry.
Training in his hometown of Sydney and in Los Angeles at the famed Edge Performing Arts Center, Joel won numerous dance titles and scholarships both here and abroad. As a child, he worked extensively for the Walt Disney Company, performing at premieres, events, and on television.
His subsequent choreography and performance credits span the commercial dance gamut – television, music video, award shows, commercials, fashion parades and concert tours.
Joel has entertained heads of state and royalty, and worked alongside a diverse array of artists including Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Christine Anu, INXS, Rhonda Burchmore, Chris Isaak, Human Nature, Jane Scali, DJ Nino Brown, Jimmy Barnes, Paulini, Peter Cousens, Shauna Jensen, Nathan Foley, Screaming Jets, Danielle Gaha, Marcia Hines, Margaret Urlich, Michael Cormick, Elen Levon, and many acts from Idol, X Factor and The Voice.
TV credits include Video Hits 1000th Episode, Midday Show, Saturday Disney, Today Show, Cheez TV, Sports Tonight, Channel V, My Favourite Film, Good Morning Australia, The Big Arvo, Sunrise, The Footy Show, Mornings, The A-List: New York, various music videos and commercials, presenting a weekly segment on MTV, and being interviewed for live TV by Kerri-Anne Kennerley.
Live events include So You Think You Can Dance National Tour, Sydney 2000 Olympics gala launches, Austereo’s Rumba tour, Carols In The Domain, Wizard Of Oz On Ice tour, Sydney Millennium NYE Live, Nintendo Pokemon tour, Foxtel 10th Birthday Bash, Sydney Christmas Parade and the MO Awards.
Joel has modeled in fashion shows for Myer, Windsor Smith, QIC and Westfield, and performed at corporate events for BMW, American Express, Canon, AMP, Uncle Toby’s, Hewlett-Packard, Optus, Integral Energy, Commonwealth Games, NRL, McDonalds, Honda and 20th Century Fox.
Joel looks forward to the continuation of a career that offers excitement and challenges in all spectrums of the entertainment industry.