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. He has participated in numerous conventions taking 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 Maria Mohrman, Carmen Craft, Jared Hurd, Teresa Muller, Jillian Hopper and Kelley Unrath. He also participates in Mt. Zion Worship Company performances. This past year Joey performed in both the Youth and Best Of 2015-16 Detroit Dance Race hosted by Art Lab J. Additional dance performance experience include appearances in Ashley Garza’s music video "Incessant Love" (featuring PE member Carmen Craft), a television commercial for Reliable Carriers, Inc., and his role as a featured dancer in West Side Story at Lake Orion High School. Acting credits include an extra role in Gifted Hands – The Ben Carson Story starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., and appearances on stage as part of the Kensington Community Church drama ministry. Joey is a junior at Lake Orion High School and is looking forward to his first season with X2.