Dancer - Actor
Joshua was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada with his family at the young age of 3. It wouldn’t be until years later at age 11 that he would take his first dance class. Starting in hip hop and slowly moving into tap, wanting to compete meant technique classes. This is when Josh found his love for ballet, jazz and a multitude of other styles; he quickly began taking any classes he could. Joshua continued training at his home studio as well as Harbour Dance Centre and joined Kelly Konno’s Celebration Dance Team. After traveling to LA during a summer trip to take classes at Edge PAC, Joshua decided to graduate high school early to pursue dance. Knowing he needed to strengthen his technique, Joshua enrolled in the summer intensive at Goh Ballet and was offered a spot with the Goh Ballet Youth Company where he danced in the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, multiple galas and world premieres. After 2 years with the Goh Ballet, Joshua apprenticed with the response. Dance Company in Vancouver, appeared in a handful of music videos and later appeared in Center Stage: On Pointe as one of the main camp dancers.
Joshua continues to train across North America in different hubs like Toronto, LA and NYC. Most recently, he has worked as a Mainstage Performer for Disney Cruise Line, for 5 contracts. Joshua has danced on the Disney Fantasy as a dancer and ensemble member in shows like Frozen, Aladdin and multiple Disney revue shows. In between contracts, Joshua teaches and choreographs for local studios and has won multiple awards including the 2016 Youth America Grand Prix Outstanding Choreographer in Seattle. Joshua continues to grow and evolve with the industry, taking acting courses, singing lessons and workshops with leading industry professionals