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Josh Epstein

Second season: Barnaby Tucker in The Matchmaker and appears in Cymbeline. Stratford: Quintus in Titus Andronicus, Gas Station Owner in The Grapes of Wrath. Elsewhere: Barfée in The 25th... Spelling Bee (Belfry/Arts Club – Jessie Award), Freddy in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Playhouse – Jessie and Ovation nominations), Studies in Motion (Electric Company), Leo in The Producers (Arts Club – Ovation Award), three seasons with Bard on the Beach (Jessie nomination), The Drowsy Chaperone (Citadel, NAC), Death of a Salesman (Aquarius), Spitfire Grill (Grand), Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Stage West), The Lord of the Rings (Mirvish), two seasons at the Charlottetown Festival and a tour of his solo show, What I Like About Jew. He was a featured singer at the 2010 Olympics and with the rock band Famous Players. Film/TV: Hairspray, Breaker High, So Weird, X-Files. Josh is co-owner of Motion 58 Entertainment (, whose films include the NSI Drama Prize, Bravo!FACT and NFB winner Wait for Rain, which premièred at the Vancouver International Film Festival; and Hop the Twig, which has been screened around the world and won three Leo Awards. They currently have two features in development, one with the Movie Channel. Awards: Josh has four Jessie nominations with one win and three Ovation nominations with one win. He also won the best emerging playwright award (Solo Collective) and the Sydney J. Risk acting award. Training: Studio 58, Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, UBC Commerce. Website: "4mydad."

Meet Josh Epstein at Festival Friday Chats on July 6 and July 20.