Hi, I'm Joshua.
I grew up in a small beach town on the west coast of Florida, and have been impersonating dolphins ever since I first met them in the water.
I live playfully and passionately, I dive deep and leap high for air.
After graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Advertising & Communication I worked in NYC public education, helping to build a non-profit education program (Open Future Institute’s - The QUESTion Project).
After my last day teaching, I bought a car and drove across the country, beginning an exciting chapter of my quest to live out a dream as an actor in LA.
Since then I have stumbled my way in heels through a musical, led an improv workshop for corporate professionals in a leopard onesie, sang with a Jazz Band in a church, facilitated a men’s retreat in England, ran through WWI trenches on camera while mortars and mustard gas exploded all around me, MC’d a Wedding in India and wrote/directed my first film.
My life experience is the foundation of my optimism. I have no doubt that I am always where I need to be, when I need to be there, alongside those with whom I need to be. It is from this space that I treat my life as a quantum improv scene where nothing is scripted and anything is possible.
As an actor, I pull from training at Groundlings Improv School, Berg Acting Studios (Shakespeare), Iris Klein Acting Studio (Meisner), and Thomas Waites Acting Studio NYC.
As a martial artist, I am trained in Tai Chi, Wing Chung, JKD, Karate, Taekwondo, American Boxing, and weapons including Katana, Escrima, Nunchaku, and Bow Staff. My training roots include Inosanto Academy, XMA (Mike Chat), and Stunts in Motion (Jack Huang)
As a Writer and Director, I am a graduate of the New York Film Academy. The stories that we live out every day inspire me. It is my passion to live my life at full capacity while telling a story that enlivens, inspires, and connects us to our shared humanity.