Wales' International Theatre Training Academy & School

Joseph Mees

BuddingStars Director

Cardiff University

BA (Hons)

Joseph has been passionate about theatre from a very young age.  He has trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London and at the age of 10, he was shortlisted for the lead role of 'Billy' in 'Billy Elliot the Musical' in London's West End. He also holds an Advanced Level in Drama and Theatre Studies.  In February 2014, Joseph was one of five Superstars in the Making® coaches who travelled to China to launch the Superstars in the Making® brand.  From September 2015, Joseph will be working towards his intermediate grade in RAD Ballet with the new Superstars in the Making® ballet school.
 
Joseph has also been the course leader of BuddingStars at Superstars in the Making® for four years and has directed 'The Wizard of Oz' (2011), 'Alice in Wonderland' (2012), 'Pinocchio' (2013) and 'The Little Mermaid' (2014) with them.
 
Performance credits include: Guys and Dolls (Sky Masterson, 2011), Fame Jr. (Schlomo Metzenbaum, 2012), Grease (Sonny, 2013), Hairspray (Understudy Link, 2014) and West Side Story (Chino, 2015).  Joseph has also worked as assistant choreographer for the productions of Hairspray and West Side Story.

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