Joshua Bainbridge
Joshua Bainbridge Writer/Director/Actor A graduate of Widdifield Secondary School and Canadore's Theatre Arts program, Joshua Bainbridge became involved in theatre through the Ontario Sears Drama Festival, where he was presented in 2007 with the Award of Excellence for a male actor and in 2008 with the Award of Excellence for his writing and directing of “Silver Age”. These, along with two other Awards of Distinctive Merit, were spread out over his three years in the Festival. Josh next trod the boards for Gateway Theatre Guild in the Canadian premiere of “Talking to Terrorists”, under the direction of Rod Carley. In 2009 Josh and friend Josh Morris co-founded the youth company J2 Productions, under whose auspices he appeared in “Passage” and wrote and directed “I Hear You Ride Horses”. Last November Josh adapted and directed “Reservoir Dogs”, starring as Mr. White, while at the same time appearing in his second Guild show, “Marvin's Room”. In summer 2010, Shari Hollett directed Josh in “You Are Here”, by Daniel MacIvor and in November Josh wrote directed and starred in “People Grieving” a dark comedy under J2. Josh then took his first stab at stage managing with “SLAM!” written by Rod Carley, as well as the Rep 21 shows, “The Donnellys” and “Macbeth”. In May 2011 Josh directed “The 3 Musketeers”, a new play based on the classic Dumas novel. Joshua will apear in two films in 2012. “Harold and Lorna” a domudrama centered on the inspiring true story of Canadian boat racing legends Harald and Lorna Wilson, and “The Truth, where Josh worked with such stars as Andy Garcia, Forrest Whittiker, and Canadas own Kim Coates. Firmly rooted in North Bay, josh continues to push the limmits of what people say is possible for a young man of only 22.
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