Joey Mattar started dancing at Adagio Dance Company in Rochester Hills, Michigan when he was 8 years old. As a company member he received instruction from Kristina Boroja and Brandon Koepsell, and participated in numerous conventions where he took classes from notable instructors such as Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Sonya Tayeh. At the age of 11 Joey joined the competitive dance team at Mt. Zion School of Performing Arts in Clarkston, Michigan where he trains with Carmen Craft, Maria Mohrman, and Kelley Unrath. Recently Joey was featured in performances at RADfest, Wayne State University, Detroit Dance Race (2016 & 2017), and various other venues in southeast Michigan. This past summer he interned at Brighton Dance Festival under the direction of Kathy King. Additional dance experience includes appearances in Ashley Garza’s music video Incessant Love, a television commercial for Reliable Carriers, Inc., his role as a featured dancer in West Side Story and The Music Man at Lake Orion High School, and various choreographic ventures. Joey is a Senior at Lake Orion High School and is excited and thankful to be returning for his second season with X2.