Joel Perez

Joel Perez (writer/performer) is an award-winning actor and writer living in NYC. His theatre work includes Fun Home (Broadway, The Public), Kiss My Aztec! (Berkeley Rep, La Jolla Playhouse) and Sweet Charity (New Group; Lortel Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical). He previously appeared in Pirates! (Or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd) (2009) at The Huntington. TV work includes Jesus Christ Superstar Live! (NBC), “Person of Interest” (CBS) and “Odd Mom Out” (Bravo). He performs with the UCB Maude sketch team Peach and is a writer and performer for the musical theatre comedy sketch show SHIZ which has performed at UCB, The Pit, Improv Asylum and 54 Below. He is currently developing a solo musical comedy show Playing with Myself for Ars Nova which will premiere in June 2021. His play The Church of the Holy Glory premiered at Ars Nova ANTFest 2018. He is in the 2020/2021 Ars Nova Playmakers Lab for his Untitled Sabado Gigante Project. He is a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting from NYFA, and a graduate from Tufts University and the British American Drama Academy. Follow him at @misterjoelperez and visit

(As of April 2021)

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