Joshua Mark Samuels - Drummer/Percussionist/Arranger/Teacher
Godspell  2012: The revival of Godspell at Circle In The Square.  (Sub drums).
Carrie   March 2012:  Carrie revival at the Lucille Lortel Theater. (Sub drums, Percussion)

Peter and I   October 2011:  The American Theatre of Actors.  Off-Broadway showcase.  Book and lyrics by Matte O’ Brien, Music by Matt Vinson.  (Drums, Percussion)

Altar Boyz   2009:  New World Stages (Sub drums).

The Marvelous Wonderettes  2009:  Westside Theatre (Sub drums, Percussion).  Given drum chair Oct. 2009 through closing.
Off-Off Broadway:
Pool Boy  March 2012:  Provincetown Theater, NYU (Steinheardt).  Music and Lyrics by Niko Tskakalakos, Book and Lyrics by Janet Allard, Music Supervision by Brian Usifer, Directed by John Simpkins.  (Drums)
John and Jen   May 2010:  45th St. Theater.  For the Love Productions, one week run.  (Drums, Percussion)

Once on This Island   May 2010:  York Theater, concert production.  (Percussion)
The Trouble With Doug   June 2009:  Cap 21, three week run (Percussion, Drum Set) – Also on original cast album.  Composed by Will Aronson, lyrics by Daniel Mate.
The Wild Party (LaChiusa version)   April 2012:  Bucknell University.  (Drums, Percussion) 

Honk!   November 2011 – January 2012: Two River Theater Company.  (Drums, Percussion, Mallets)
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris   May 2011 – June 2011: Two River Theater Company.  (Drums, Percussion)
You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown   Dec. 2009 – Jan. 2010: Two River Theater Company.  (Drums, Percussion, Mallets)

The Longing And The Short Of It   August 2009:  Barrington Stage Company.  Under the Direction of William Finn (Percussion, Drum Set)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre/NAMT (Oct. 2010): “The Trouble With Doug” (Drums, Percussion).  Composed by Will Aronson, lyrics by Daniel Mate.

Fringe Festival at The Lucille Lortel Theater (August 2010 – extended to September): “Bunked! A New Musical” (Drum set, Percussion).  Composed by Bradford Proctor, Book and Lyrics by Alaina Kunin and Bradford Proctor.   Winner, Best Musical at Fringe Festival 2010.
New York Musical Theatre Festival (Oct. 2009): "Plagued" performed at TBG Arts Center (Percussion, Drum Set). Composed by Casey L. Filiaci, Book and Lyrics by Vynnie Meli.

New York Musical Theatre Festival (Oct. 2009): "My Scary Girl" performed at The Acorn Theater on Theatre Row; (Percussion, Drum Set). Composed by Will Aronson, Book and Lyrics by Kyoung Ae Kang. Winner of best musical at NYMF
2009.  Also on cast album.
New York Work Experience and Selected Gigs:
The Studio, A School For The Performing Arts, New Canaan, CT (February 2011 - Present): Drum Instructor.  Teaching all types of students from beginner to advanced.

Sheba Ensemble (August 2010 - Present):  Guest percussionist.  Several concerts/performances at various venues in NYC,  New York State, and Long Island.
The Patriot Brass Ensemble (August 2010 - Present): Several concerts, festivals, events and parades honoring veterans in New Jersey and the east coast (Marching Snare, Base Drum).
The Canal Room (December 12, 2010): “Jawbreaker The Musical” – Written by Thomson and Mann, Musical Direction by James Sampliner (Legally Blonde).  Directed by Darren Stein. (Drums)
Circle In The Square Theatre (June 2010): Circle in the Square Theatre School’s production of Andrew Lippa’s “The Wild Party” (Drums, Percussion)
Astoria Performing Arts Center (May 2010): “Children of Eden” - Fill in sub for last week of performances (Drums, Percussion)

Marymount Manhattan College (March 2010): “Bright Lights, Big City” Theatre Production Workshop, One week run (Drums, Percussion)

TThe Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center (Feb. 2010): Beck and May Concert (Drums)
Theatre Row (Oct. 2008): “Top 8 The Musical” at The Kirk (Drum Set)

Recording session at THI Studios (April 19, 2012): Andres Quintero’s album and video session. (Drums, Percussion).
Multiple recording sessions at Lofish Studios (2011-2012): Carner and Gregor shows “Island Song” and “Unlocked.” (Drums, Percussion)

Recording session at Kilgore Sound with Jaron Vesely (March 2011): Debut album.  MD James Sampliner (Legally Blonde) and produced by Deborah Hurwitz (Jersey Boys).  (Drums, Percussion)
Recording sessions with Caroline Murphy (January, 2011): Caroline’s Debut Album.  Percussion (Djembe/shakers).

Recording sessions at Sheffield Studios, Phoenix, Maryland (January 13-16): 150 Years of Taps album with the Maryland Defense Force Band.  (Drums, Percussion)
Recording session at MSR Studios, NYC (January 11, 2011): Matt Doyle’s Album, Will Van Dyke MD. (Drums)

Recording session at Lofish Studios (December 14, 2010): Will Aronson album. (Drums)

Recording session at NOLA studios (November 1 – 3, 2010): Patriot Brass Ensemble Album. (Snare and Base Drum).
Other New York Experience (Sept. 2008 - Present):
-Percussion/Drum Set, several cabarets, reviews, workshops, studio sessions; Venues: Merkin Concert Hall, Le Poisson Rouge, Canal Room, Skirball Center, Birdland, The Lucille Lortel Theater, The Hudson Theatre, The Julia Miles Theater, Port 41, The Metropolitan Room, The D-Lounge at the Daryl Roth Theatre, The Minskoff Theatre (Broadway for Africa), Barrington Stage (CT), The Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, Ars Nova, The Palace Theatre (CT), The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Joe’s Pub, Santos Party House, Paddy Reilly’s, The Duplex, The Drom.
Composers I’ve worked with: Ryan Scott Oliver, Joe Iconis, Will Aronson, Daniel Mate (Larson Award Winner), Michael Mauler, Bobby Cronin, Will Van Dyke, Thomson and Mann (Larson Award Winners), Beck and May, Lincoln and Oppenheim, Carner and Gregor, Sophie Jaff, Brett Macias, Caroline Murphy, David Allen Thornton, Pauline Pisano, Deborah Hurwitz, Joey Contreras, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Jeremy B. Cohen, Joshua H. Cohen, Alan Schmuckler, Willis White, Morgan Karr, Zina Goldrich, Chris Critelli, Selloane, Julia Meinwald, NYTB, Jeremiah James, and many others.
Percussion Arranger for Thomson and Mann (Larson Award Winners), Beck and May, Carner and Gregor, and many others. 
References and other information regarding experiences, gigs, orchestrations and arrangements are available upon request.

Other Work Experience:

Celebrity Cruise Lines;
Member of the Celebrity Orchestra (M/V Century, Aug. - Oct. 2007; M/V Zenith, Dec. 2006 - Apr. 2007)
-Drummer for main show lounge; production shows, guest entertainers (sight reading), specialty acts, Jazz
-On my first ship, the M/V Zenith, I was promoted to Musical Director in charge of not only the Orchestra, but all the
musicians on board. I was the youngest Musical Director in the entire fleet.
Private Instructor (Mar. 2006 - Present)
-Teaching private lessons for Drum Set and Percussion, privately and with The Studio, New Canaan, CT and the
European School of Music, Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA

Abrams Artists Agency, Assistant, Voice Over Division (Aug. 2005 - Mar. 2006)
-Began at Abrams in the Mailroom
-I was promoted to the Voice Over Department to assist two agents, while being the main representative of the Voice
Over Department, answering phones, screening submissions/scripts, scheduling auditions, recording auditions, meeting
with clients.

Internship at Intuition Productions under the direction of Keri Selig (Winter, 2004) -Script Editor, Asst.

Before the Party Catering (Summer, 2004) – Caterer

“Thrio”” - Three piece Jazz group (2003-2004) - Drum kit (private parties, restaurants, special events)

USC Bing Theatre (2003-2004) - Crew

USC Thorton School of Music (2003-2004) - Music Operations/Facility Crew

BA from The University of Southern California (2001 - 2005)
-School of Cinema Television - Critical Studies
-Thorton School of Music - Percussion and Symphony/Wind Ensembles, Musical Studies

Agoura High School (1997 - 2001) - Percussion/Drum Set/Marching Snare and Tenors, Agoura High Marching Band, Jazz
Bands, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra and Choir (voice)

Private Drum Set/Percussion/Marimba lessons (1986 - Present)
-Teachers: Vera Daehlin (Marimba/Percussion), Bob Leatherbarrow (Drum Set), Dave Burns (Drum Set), Eric
Forrester (Marimba/Percussion) at USC

Other Special Experiences and Skills:

-Drummer/Percussionist in “The Purple Esquire,” “Ah-Cha,” “LA Latin” (2004 - 2008)
-Played Percussions/Drum Set for various projects/studio recordings (Artists at Interscope Records, Capitol Records), TV shows,
films, solo artists, and a musical that went to the finals at ASCAP (and won Chicago ASCAP) - (2002 - 2007)
-Drum Line, USC Marching Band - Tenor Drums (2001-2002)
-Principal Percussionist, New West Symphony (1999 - 2000)
-Percussionist, Los Angeles Philharmonic High School Honor Orchestra (1998 - 2000)
-Percussionist, Conejo Youth Orchestra (1997 - 1999)
-Percussionist, All State Honor Orchestra (1996)
-Principal Percussionist, Southern California Honor Orchestra (1995)
-Percussionist/Marimba, Southern California Percussion Ensemble (1995)
-Lead Singer, Children’s Music Group Dance and Jingle, various shows, music videos, recordings (1987 – 1991)