About Joseph

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Joseph began his career in Brisbane working with independent Theatre companies whilst studying Drama at Queensland’s University of Technology.  Now with a Bachelors and an Honours in Theatre Practice from of the Victorian College of the Arts Joseph aspires to become a practitioner of Tanya Gerstle’s Pulse methodology whilst continuing to hone his Acting and Stage Combat skills.

Training and Qualifications

Fundamentals of Clowning

at the Philippe Gaulier International Theatre School 2018

Fundamental Stage Combat Qualifications

With the Society of Australian Fight Directors Inc 2018

Contemparary Asian Australian Performers Acting Workshop

With Sarah Goodes at The Melbourne Theatre Company. 2017

Company of Wolves Winter Workshop

With Ewan Downie and Anna Porubcansky. At the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. 2017

Teaching secondment under Scott Witt

At the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Honours) in Theatre Practice

Acquired at The Victorian College of the Arts. 2013-2016

Performance Work

An Ideal Husband |  Nanjac, Butler and James

With the Melbourne Theatre Company 2018

Welcome to Sameville | Simon

With Shock Therapy Productions and The Commonwealth Games 2018

Woodford Folk Festival Fire Event | Lead Performer

With Woodford Folk Festival 2017

Repent or Perish | Jayden
With Mathew Pastor Victor 2017

Hitmen | Stage Combat Consultant
With The Bakers Dozen 2017

Cybec Electric | Performer

With the Melbourne Theatre Company and Asia TOPA Festival 2017

 

The Removalist | Stage Combat Consultant

With the Bakers Dozen Theatre Company 2016

2.0 Contact | Creator, Performer and Producer

With The Human Project Ensemble at Melbourne Fringe 2016

Food Fathers | Creator and Performer

With Spatula and Barcode at Performance Studies International 2016 

Barkers Choir | Director and Performer

With Spatula and Barcode at Performance Studies International 2016

The Human Project V1.1 | Creator, Performer and Producer

With The Human Project Ensemble at Adelaide Fringe 2016

Gabby's First Time | Lad

With Barr Lipp Films at Noosa Film Festival 2016

Purgastory | Smiley

With Neosurge RG Media 2016

 

The Chapel Perilous | Saul and Fight Captain

With VCA, Directed by Tanya Dickson 2015

The Human Project | Creator and Performer

With VCA in collaboration with Melbourne Fringe 2015

 

Fewer Emergencies | Voice

With VCA, Directed by Lara Kerestes 2014

The Seagull | Medvidenko

With VCA, Directed by Melanie Beddie 2014

 

Romeo and Juliet | AD, Fight Captain and Capulet

With The Rocket Boy Ensemble, Directed by Daniel Carney 2012

Iphigenia 2.0 | Ensemble Member

With Vena Cava and Motherboard Production, Directed by David Sleswick 2012

The Toilet Show | Creator and Performer

With Cradle Productions at Newcastle’s TiNA Festival 2012

 

Other Work

Pulse Instructor | Guest Teacher

at Rapier Wit Toronto 2018

10 Minute Dance Parties | Performer and DJ

At Lorne Falls Festival 2014-2015