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This month’s issue of Diversity Rules Magazine features Joey Arrigo who is turning up the energy in “Get Down,” his feel-good summer jam.

As per his bio on his website, the multi-talented Joey Arrigo, is a dynamic force in the world of entertainment. Hailing from downtown Toronto, Joey is not just a dancer, acrobat, actor, teacher, and choreographer, but a true artist who has left his mark on stages around the globe.

With a career as diverse as it is impressive, Joey has graced the stage with iconic productions such as Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta” as the principal character “Waz” and Cirque du Soleil’s “Kooza” as “The Trickster.” His talents have also shone brightly with Shaping Sound Dance Company, Pro Arte Danza, Red Sky Performance, and Transcendance Project’s immersive theatre productions, where he embodied characters like the Evil Queen in “A Grimm Night” and Renfield in “Eve of St. George.”

Not limited to the stage, Joey’s presence has also been felt on screens big and small. From appearing in “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” on Paramount Plus to Guillermo del Toro’s “Cabinet of Curiosities,” Joey’s versatility as a performer knows no bounds. He has showcased his skills as a stunt double, featured dancer, and even as “Jerry, the Aerobic Vampire” in the hit series “What We Do in the Shadows.” Recognized as one of Canada’s top dancers on CTV’s “So You Think You Can Dance Canada,” Joey’s talent has taken him worldwide, including guest appearances on Ukraine’s “Everybody Dance” and Disney’s “Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure.” Not to mention his involvement in Russell Peter’s Christmas Special, where his charisma and skill lit up the screen.

In addition to his impressive performance resume, Joey was the director and choreographer for Omar Antonio’s Si’lat Fashion show with Wella Beauty at the Contessa Awards in Toronto and The Perfecto Show in Montreal, where he also performed as “The Gypsy.” 

Joey is also making waves in the music industry, having released his debut song “Let It Crash” alongside Velvet Code in June 2023, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting musical journey. Fans can look forward to Joey’s upcoming new song, music video, and a series of remixes by DJs from across the globe in Summer 2024.

Check out Joey’s article as well as the Diversity Rules Magazine Blog for other featured articles.