Josh Harbour, Director, Choreographer

Josh Harbour began his career in the arts at the young age of 8, performing in professional theatre productions with Theatre Under the Stars. He quickly moved to featured roles, working with such stars as Robert Goulet, Carol Lawrence, Debbie Reynolds and Tommy Tune. He earned his Equity card performing as Young Patrick/Peter on the international tour of "Mame," starring the legendary Juliet Prowse and then had the privilege to originate the role of Erik, the young Phantom, in the world premiere of Kopit & Yeston's "Phantom" in its pre-Broadway run.

 

Josh attended the TISCH School of the Arts at New York University and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Education from DePaul University as well as his Masters's degree in Theatre from Regent University. He has had the honor to work as a director, choreographer, technical director, designer and stage manager all over the greater Houston area at both professional and community theatres and is proud to have been a theatre educator for the last 25 years, sharing his love for live theatre with his students in both the public and private sector. He has taught at the Theatre Under the Stars Humphreys School of Musical Theatre, various dance and theatre magnets within the Houston Independent School District, The Emery/Weiner School (where he chaired the Fine Arts Department for ten years) and now as the fine Arts Director at The Banff School in NW Houston.

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