About Joanne

Joanne Liebenberg is a Professional Performing Artist from South Africa based in New York City represented by Encompass Arts Agency.
Joanne performed across the U.S.A on 3 different National tours of ‘The Thorn’ as Dance Captain, Lead Dancer and Associate Choreographer. The show was professionally filmed as a movie in 2022 and released in cinemas across U.S.A in March 2023 with Fathom Events. Joanne was invited as a Judge to Adjudicate Breakout Dance Competitions and Beyond the Stars Dance Competitions across U.S.A in 2023. Joanne performed in ‘Unleashed’ as a dancer with Shade Productions in their cirque Halloween show in the Showcase Theater at Six Flags. Joanne completed two contracts cruising and performing for audiences around the world with Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines.  She obtained her BA degree with Distinction in Performance Arts through Trinity Guildhall, Trinity College London and graduated with Distinction as well, from the Waterfront Theatre College in South Africa. She completed a Professional Semester at Broadway Dance Center where she performed at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater and became BDC’s poster girl. Joanne has performed in the show ’Another Day’ as Lead Dancer and Actress at the Kalk Bay Theatre in South Africa after being headhunted by Followspot Productions back when she was performing with the Waterfront Theatre Company. Growing up, she trained extensively at a high performance level, and represented her country in the World Championships for 5 consecutive years in Jazz, Modern, Ballet and Showdance winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. If Joanne is not performing, she is teaching Hot Yoga and Sculpt classes at Kefi Yoga in LA and Corepower Yoga in NYC as well as Dance and Choreography across many different studios and camps around USA. She is also a certified Nutritionist and Adv PADI scuba diver. Joanne is a creative, passionate and life-loving artist who cannot wait to see where her future in the performing industry will take her next.
All Glory to God!

Joanne is a professional dancer, performer, choreographer, teacher, yogi, fitness instructor, singer, actress and all round creative being.
Joanne has travelled and performed in hundreds of cities and more than 20 countries and around the world.
Originally from South Africa, Joanne is ambitious, goal-driven and dreams big. She is constantly learning, experiencing and growing with the flow.

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