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Joel Bishoff
Joel Bishoff
Music Theatre

AMDA Faculty since: 2012

Joel Bishoff is a director and an educator. He directed the original production of the second longest running musical in Off-Broadway history, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change. He has also directed in several countries and notable cities across North America, London's West End, Paris, Berlin, Japan and China. He also directed a Japanese language production of Annie in Tokyo and throughout Japan for 16 years. Mr. Bishoff also did the musical staging for the national tour of The Sound of Music starring Marie Osmond (which also toured Asia) as well as the New York City Opera production starring Debby Boone. Joel's passion is helping artists develop their voices in original work.

Joel teaches Musical Theatre Fundamentals, Musical Theatre Styles, Musical Theatre Techniques, Iconic Music Theatre History, Musical Theatre Scenes, Scene Analysis for Musicians, Ensemble Singing for the Actor, Roles & Readings, Career Preparation, Spotlight, directs various productions and is involved in Artists’ Lab Finding Your Voice workshops.


M.F.A., Theatre Arts, Columbia University
B.A., Drama and Political Science, Tufts University