Josh Schadl is a native of Atlanta, GA who began his dance training at the age of 10 at the Conservatory of Dance and Fine Arts. At the age of 14 he began taking classes at the Atlanta Ballet under the direction of Armando Luna. Seeing his potential, Luna invited Josh to join the Pre-Professional division of the Atlanta Ballet where he gained a wealth of knowledge and confidence. Through a partnership between the Atlanta Ballet and Kennesaw State University, Josh furthered his training under teachers such as Momchil Mladenov, Ivan Pulinkala, and Reiko Kimura. During his time at Kennesaw, Josh performed with the Atlanta Ballet, The Georgia Ballet, The Georgia Youth Ballet, and Ballet Mississippi and Tampa Bay Dance Theatre as well as winning two national titles at the American College Dance Festival with a performance at the Kennedy Center in May of 2012 and June of 2014. Josh, an alumnus of Kennesaw
State University is a double major in Spanish and Dance. He also studied in Taipei, Taiwan at the National Taiwan University of the Arts as an exchange student. Josh has danced with Ballethnic Dance Company in East Point, GA where he made his debut as the Leopard in Ballethnic’s production of The Leopard Tale. Josh is currently in his fourth season with Covington Regional Ballet.