Joseph Herbison has worked throughout Canada, Italy and in Manhattan as a performer, director and arts educator. Mr. Herbison is a graduate of Western University’s Vocal Performance program and the Artist Community Education program at Queen’s University.
Since obtaining his Bachelor of Education, Joseph has held a variety of music education positions. He currently acts as the Choral Director for Sistema Toronto and Musical Director for Randolph Performing Arts Academy. He has worked for such organizations as TADA! Youth Theater in Manhattan and Accademia Europea dell’Opera in Milan.
When not in the classroom, he can be seen on stages across Canada. He is currently playing the role of Brian in the musical comedy Avenue Q in Toronto. Other recent performance credits include Jason in A Grand Night for Singing (St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival) and singing backup for Josh Groban at the Air Canada Centre. His musical background spans from opera and classical repertoire to pop and musical theatre.
Favourite credits include: Alex in Girl In the Frame (Canadian Premiere), Burrs in The Wild Party, Collins in Rent, Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods, Javert in Les Miserables, William Barfee in Spelling Bee, Masetto in Don Giovanni and Bobby in Crazy For You.