Joel Harrison


Joel Harrison is the director of the competition teams for the Capital City Cloggers of Lincoln, Nebraska. He was the youngest clogging instructor ever inducted into the National Clogging and Hoedown Championship’s National Clogging Hall of Fame, and was selected director of the 2002 All Star Pro Team for the Western United States.

Joel has been involved in dance for the past twenty years with a background in jazz, tap, power tap, and clogging. He has been teaching for twelve years – the last nine as Director of Competition Teams for Capital City Cloggers, Inc. Under his direction, CCC Teams have won multiple National Championships and multiple Gold Medals at the AAU Junior Olympics. His award winning clogging team, Whiplash, was featured on national television on the Arts & Entertainment Network special “The Competition”, and was recently pronounced “Top Dogs” on the famous television show “Showtime at the Apollo”.

He is in high demand as an instructor at clogging workshops conducted throughout the nation. Joel has been a featured instructor at the National Clogging Convention and was the 2005 producer of the National Clogging Convention Showcase. He has traveled to Japan and Ireland as a member of an International Clogging Team and “All That,” an all male percussive dance team in their performances in the Carolina Opry in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Under Joel’s guidance, Whiplash has competed in more than thirty regional competitions and more than ten national competitions. The teams are recognized for their high-energy precision and innovative choreography.

Joel Harrison
1311 West Avon Ln.
Lincoln, NE 68505

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