joe_istre1457445925_nMarch 14, 2014 – STUDIO 82 dancers spent an exciting weekend with renown choreographer Joe Istre. Joe choreographed out closing show number with 75 dancers in traditional Broadway style.


Versatile, cutting-edge, and extremely stylized; only three of the many adjectives used to describe this multi-talented teacher-choreographer.  His unique approach to teaching combined with his understanding of the art keeps him in demand all over the country.   He has danced in such shows as 42nd ST, CHESS, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and was part of the DIRTY DANCING TOUR.  Joe assisted with the West End show HOT MIKADO in London, the Tony nominated Broadway show AIN’T BROADWAY GRAND, and the German version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.  Most recently Joe worked shopped the show Contact for Lincoln Center choreographed by Susan Stroman.  Joe has choreographed shows for the HBO, Midas Muffler, American Express, and Merle Norman Cosmetics.  He teaches for many universities, dance companies, and conventions throughout the U.S. as well as at home in the New York area.