Since graduating from the University ofWestern Sydney and ACTT, Luke Joslin has forged a hugely successful career in both musical and legitimate theatre, as well as being highly sought-after as a director. Luke most recently appeared in The Play That Goes Wrong,The Seekers musical Georgy Girl and Machu Picchu (STCSA/STC).
Luke toured Australia in the 25th anniversary production of the Cameron Mackintosh behemoth Les Misérables. He has also played a number of leading roles in children’s theatre: Foxy in Pinocchio for Windmill Theatre/STC, Andy in The 13-Storey Treehouse (CDP), and Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (Riverside Theatres). Additional musical theatre credits also include:The Threepenny Opera (Malthouse/STC), Annie and Dr Zhivago (Gordon Frost Organisation) Avenue Q (Arts Asia Pacific),Assassins (Neil Gooding Productions),Dirty Dancing (Jacobsen Entertainment)Titanic:The Musical (Seabiscuit Productions), Sunday in the Park with George (Q Theatre), Karaoke:The Musical (Guy Noble), Guys and Dolls (ATG/Donmar Warehouse).
Luke’s outstanding performance as Nicky/Trekkie Monster in Avenue Q was recognized with two awards: the Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical and a Green Room Award Best Male Actor in a Featured Role (Music Theatre). Luke made his directing debut with Beaconsfield:The Musical. He has since gone on to direct Back to the 80’s, Giggle & Hoot & Friends Live Show,Thank You For Being a Friend, Annie, and Songs For a New World.