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Mr. Josh



- Hoffman Estates High School (2004)

- Illinois State University - Bachelor of Science, Recreational Management / Endorsement in Theater (2008)

- Drake - Master of Arts - Communication Leadership (2023)

Training & Performance Highlights

Before he was in kindergarten, Josh grew up watching his uncle teach and perform at Chicago improv clubs like Second City, iO, and ComedySportz. He began taking formal classes in third grade and is excited to teach the valuable lessons improv acting provides. 

- Musicals

     Hoffman Estates - Mame (2000), Grease (2001), Les Miserables (2003), Jekyll &

     Hyde (2004)

     Schaumburg on Stage - Footloose (2003)

- Plays 

     Hoffman Estates - A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2003) and Heaven Can Wait     


Sketch Comedy

     Hoffman Estates - Fall Showcase (2003), Fall Showcase (2004), Speechapalooza

     (2004), Senior Showcase (2004)


     Missy and the Maxinator (2003)

Teaching Experience

For the last 15 years, Josh has coached the Cary-Grove Speech Team. In that role, he directed and wrote scenes and plays that qualified to compete at the IHSA state competition.


Josh lives in Cary with his wife, Steph, and their three kids, Harper, Willa, and Jordan. Josh and Steph host the Teach Speech Podcast.

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