Joshua Magee is an actor, writer & comedian from Perth, WA. He holds a BA in Film & Performance Studies from Curtin University where he also performed in various productions as an ensemble member of the Hayman Theatre Company from 2008-2011 before moving to Sydney to complete a graduate diploma in screenwriting at the Australian Film Television and Radio School in 2013.
Josh has been involved in improv comedy since he was 16 when he represented his high school in the WA State Theatresports Competition, winning it the following year with his team “Dead Parrots Society”. He has since studied longform improv at Impro Australia and Improv Theatre Sydney, as well as at the UCB Theatre in both LA & New York, performing as part of their Del Close Marathon in 2018 as “The Brothers Magee”. He has performed in shows such as “The Big Hoo-Haa” (Perth), “Full Body Contact No Love Tennis”, the Manning Theatresports Grand Final at the University of Sydney in 2015 & 2016, and with the ITS Ensemble in their “Soap” and “ITS the News” shows.
Josh has been teaching improv since 2017 when he joined the faculty at Laugh-Masters Academy in Surry Hills, and is now thrilled to be a teacher at Improv Theatre Sydney. He has a keen interest in character & premise-based improv. Along with Zoë Rae, Josh will co-host the ITS Big House, premiering in 2019.