Joey is an actor, musician and actor-musician. He has worked extensively in his industry since graduating from drama school in 2011, performing in the West End on a number of occasions, as well as theatres across the country, including Nottingham Playhouse, Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse. Joey’s playfulness and hunger to create theatre and entertain makes him a joy when working with children.
Before going to drama school, Joey had previous experience leading drama workshops as part of the Bristol Old Vic Young Company, taking children from ages 8-16 through a multitude of different drama games and exercises. More recently he has lead rehearsals as a musical director on many productions, including those with young companies, leading everyone in learning all of the music from musicals such as ‘Oliver!’ to ‘The Threepenny Opera’.
Joey has also had lots of experience looking after children as a Nanny for a two families in London over a number of summer holidays from 2013-2016. With these families Joey would plan fun, physical and engaging daily activities that would never fail to entertain everyone involved!
Joey has many role models and people who inspire him. Individuals who particularly stand out are Dave Brubeck for his incredible Jazz compositions and beautiful playing, Judi Dench, whose acting ability and command over text is simply astounding and also his Mum and Dad for being wonderful, supportive and so motivated in their own lives.
Below is a little snippet of Joey informing the children on what to expect during their online sessions with Role Models: