JOSH BARDIER is a director, performer, writer, and Mental Health Awareness Advocate. Originally from Worcester, Massachusetts, Josh attended Saint Michael's College in Burlington, Vermont where he received a Bachelor of Arts with high honors concentrating in Theatre Performance, Dance, and Spanish.
While based in New York City, Josh has travelled for over a decade both regionally and throughout the United States to perform and host for EnerGy National Dance Competitions. He also served as director/choreographer at Clark University for two semesters and continues to work as a freelance Teaching Artist with children and young adults throughout New England.
Josh is the creator and host of ACTORIA, a spotlight cabaret with a rotating cast of Featured Performers that has been running since 2014.
Josh is currently studying Improv and Sketch Comedy Writing at Second City Chicago. He is also working on his first book and his fifth solo show. He was recently nominated for in three categories for the BroadwayWorld Awards including best comedy act, best open-mic show, and best host/emcee.
Josh is proudly calls Astoria, Queens home and is a member of the AEA.