Joe Tremaine is the director of Tremaine Dance Conventions and is one of the most influential dance personalities in the country today. He is an internationally known jazz dance educator, choreographer and performer who has worked on television and Broadway, in movies, videos, commercials, ballet companies, industrials and night clubs. Tremaine also serves on the boards of many dance-related organizations, and he is very active in charity work. Joe has received numerous honors including the 2013 “Master Educator Award” from the “Choreographer’s Ball” carnival, 2011 “Legacy Award” from Dancers Over 40, the 2011 “Lifetime Achievement Award” from Dance Studio Life Magazine and the Rhee Gold Company, the 2011 “Presidents Award” from Dance Masters of America, the 2008 “Man of the Year Award” from the Michael Awards in New York, benefiting the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation. A “Joe Tremaine Day” was proclaimed by the governor of the state of Louisiana, two mayors of the city of Shreveport, Louisiana, and most recently, in January 2007, by Mayor Michael Bloomberg who proclaimed two days “Tremaine Dance Convention and Competition Days” in the city of New York.