Joshua is 15 year old Glenview native and is a freshman at Glenbrook South High School, whose passion for singing and performing was evident at a very young age. At the age of 5, he asked to try theater camp and absolutely loved his experience at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. This is where his love affair with musical theater really began. Over the next few years, Joshua was dedicated to the local KidStage Theater as well as the Northbrook Park District Junior and Community Theater, taking on roles such as Lion in the “Wizard of Oz”, Geppetto in “My Son Pinocchio”, Buddy in “Elf” and Michael Banks in “Mary Poppins”. More recent stage roles include Edgar, the Little Boy in “Ragtime” in The Dolphin Show at Northwestern University and Bruce in Drury Lane Theatre’s Matilda. Joshua is grateful to his high school’s unwavering commitment to the arts during the pandemic. He is currently cast in Glenbrook Musical’s production of “The Addams Family” as Uncle Fester. Other fun roles include the Soloist in the BCBS commercial, a voiceover project for Frixion erasable pens and on-screen role in short film, “It Takes a Lemon”.
Joshua is dedicated to learning and growing as a performer, training at the Actors Training Center, taking vocal and acting coaching, private dance classes and attending workshops and classes in both stage and screen techniques. He takes every role seriously, meticulously learning about each role he’s portraying by watching other performances, reading as much as possible and getting into the mindset of each character. His says that his most coveted future stage role is Tevye from “Fiddler on the Roof” and Genie from “Aladdin”.
Joshua is an accomplished competitive ballroom dancer, having trained for 7 years and is a valued member of his high school’s math teams. His other passions are programming, chess and scuba-diving. His wicked sense of humor and kind personality make him easily relatable to both kids and adults alike.
Joshua is grateful to be a part of the Gray Talent Group and is excited about his future roles!