Joel Edward Thomas is a dancer, actor, aerialist and teacher, enjoying a career all areas of dance and theatre. Joel studied at QUT (B. Arts Dance Performance) and Brent Street School of Performing Arts (Cert IV Perf. Arts). Additionally, he trained under well-known teachers such as Sue-Ellen Chester, Robert Sturrock, Jane Beckett and John Noble at On Camera Connections.
Joel was a member of the original cast of Disney's The Lion King, and performed for years in Mystic Rhythms at Tokyo Disney Sea. In addition to corporate and television credits locally and internationally, Joel has danced regularly with Opera Australia since 2001. Productions include The Pearlfishers, Graham Murphy’s Turandot, Salome, Love For Three Oranges, Alcina and Baz Luhrman's production of A Midsummer Nights' Dream.