Joey Kipp was born in Brazil and raised in Mountain View, California. He received a BA in both Biology and Dance from Marymount Manhattan College in NYC. Upon graduating he received a scholarship to train at the Merce Cunningham School. He has performed works Merce Cunningham, Robert Battle, (of Ailvin Ailey American Dance Theater) Peter Kyle, Ann Liv Young, niv Acosta, Stacy Grossfield, Larissa-Valez Jackson, Miguel Gutierrez (Bessie Award Winner), Josh Weidenmiller, and luciana achugar (Two time Bessie award winner). Joey joined the Sean Curran Company as an apprentice for their Joyce Season in 2012.
After his apprenticeship he worked on the very early stages of Devotion 4 by Sarah Michelson, joined Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects in her immersive dance theater piece 4 CHAMBERS, and starred as Rob Pilatus in WOW: An Opera based on Milli Vanilli. He was featured as one of Time Out NY’s Favorite Hot Dancers of 2012, and has been mentioned for his outstanding performances in the NY Times on numerous occasions. He was last seen in Damn Yankees at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse directed by David Lowenstein and Choreographed by Tony Award winner/nominee Scott Wise.