Josh Prince was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he performed in area theater through high school. After receiving his BFA in Musical Theater from the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM), he moved to New York to pursue an acting career.
Among other credits, Josh appeared on Broadway in Little Me, starring Martin Short and Faith Prince, as well as Saturday Night Fever, where he understudied the role of “Bobby C”.
For his choreography in Shrek, The Musical, Josh received an Outer Critics Circle Nomination. Since then, he has had the pleasure of working at Carnegie Hall (The Jerry Springer Opera, starring Harvey Keitel), Lincoln Center (Camelot, starring Gabriel Byrne – PBS), The Kennedy Center (Spring Gala, hosted by Liza Minelli; Latino Inaugural Celebration in 2013 with Chita Rivera and Rita Moreno), Town Hall (All Singing All Dancing, co-director), The Brooklyn Academy of Music (The Bridge Project 2009/10, directed by Sam Mendes), and The New Group (The Kid; Bunty Berman Presents). In London, he has worked at The Old Vic (The Bridge Project), The Royal Festival Hall (Singin’ In The Rain) and The Royal Albert Hall (My Fair Lady, Chor.; BBC Prom 59 starring Family Guy creator, Seth MacFarlane. Dir./chor.). Josh is currently preparing to work with James Lapine and William Finn on the revival of A New Brain for City Center Encores! Off-Center.
Most recently, Josh finished choreographing the new hit Broadway show, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, which was nominated for a Tony in 2014 and an Olivier Award. For his work, he was nominated for the Fred and Adele Astaire Award and the Olivier Award. Beautiful is slated to launch a US National Tour in September of 2015.
Josh has enjoyed teaching at such universities as Yale, NYU, CCM, OU, FSU as well as Broadway Dance Center. Josh is also the Founder and Artistic Director of The Broadway Dance Lab, the first non profit organization in NYC specifically dedicated to giving musical theater choreographers the resources they need to practice their craft and test their ideas away from the pressures associated with production. www.JoshPrince.net