Joe’s expertise in performing arts and fitness education make him a valuable performer, coach and choreographer for a variety of Irish dance and fitness outlets.

He offers innovative Irish dance performances through the District Irish Dance Company, a recently created group designed especially for corporate & private events, featuring dancers from Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance.

Additionally, Joe is available for audition / portfolio consulting for aspiring professional dancers, choreography development & workshops in Irish dance technique.

Joe is a certified Pilates instructor and is thrilled to introduce his own brand of Pilates designed especially for Irish dancers called Celticore. Please visit to learn more and sign up for the Celticore Online Studio – a subscription membership program which enables Irish dancers to access fun, effective & affordable Pilates cross-training workouts when and wherever they like.

Please fill out the form below to inquire about the scope of Joe’s services.

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Joe Duffey’s innovative style of Irish dance has earned him widespread recognition for his ability to engage and entertain. Known for his dazzling footwork, charismatic stage presence and high-energy choreography, Joe is available to perform at a wide variety of public and private events throughout the year. Joe is also associated with a wide network of Irish dancers and musicians, allowing him to create a memorable performance for your event. Accordingly, Joe co-created the District Irish Dance Company with dance partner Erika Nielsen, also a dancer in Lord of the Dance, to bring the power & energy of irish dance entertainment to his home & the Nation’s Capital.

CLICK HERE to view sample material presented at past hired events.

A full press kit for District Irish Dance Company can be provided by filling out the form above or e-mailing


Joe offers a comprehensive service for dancers looking to apply + audition for major Irish dance shows worldwide.

He is available to conference dancers directly to provide input regarding audition material, and is able to create original “show-style” material in order to present their dancing in the best possible light. He also offers tips on navigating the show application process and can be hired to edit and customize your CV, resume and bio.

Joe also offers a full package service for dancers in the DC-Baltimore area, which includes a strategy meeting, in-studio private lesson to fine-tune steps and create an audition video, and CV + resume customization and editing.

For complete Audition / Portfolio service details, please fill out the inquiry form listed above, mentioning your age, level, dance school & brief list of career goals.


Joe offers workshops in Irish dance technique and performance skills to arts organizations and dance schools throughout the country. Irish dancing teaches valuable skills as an art, sport and developmental activity for students of all ages and skill levels. At advanced levels, Joe fine tunes technique classes to assist in competitive aspirations, using his vast experience as a performer to pass on his love of the art.

Past workshops have taken place at:
The Teelin School of Irish Dance, Maryland

The Nora Pickett School of Irish Dance
Joy of Motion Dance Center, Washington, DC
Sitar Arts Center, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Ballet Theater, Rockville, MD
The Lamont Street Collective, Washington, DC
The Fitzpatrick School of Irish Dance, Pennsylvania
Earful of Fiddle Music & Dance Camp, Michigan
APA Francis Dance Academy, Michigan
Jennifer Lynn Academy of Irish Dance, New Jersey
Heart of Ireland School of Irish Dance, Virginia

To learn more about how hiring Joe for workshops can benefit your studio or organization and to be put in touch with a prior client, please e-mail

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Joe is a fully certified Pilates instructor, completing his mat teacher training through Fuse Pilates, a top DC-area Pilates studio. Joe has taught Pilates to the cast of Lord of the Dance. His Pilates sessions while on tour proved highly popular, inspiring him to create Celticore, his own unique brand of high-energy Pilates designed especially for Irish dancers.

The Celticore Online Studio is a subscription membership service that provides Pilates instructional videos designed to be the perfect cross-training tool for Irish dancers. Learn more & sign up at:

Joe is also available to teach Celticore style of Pilates as a standalone class, or as an add-on to any of his workshop clients. Feel free to contact Joe to learn more about how the Celticore style helps dancers achieve their goals.