Joe Meldrum is a professional theater performer who lives between Sydney, Australia and New York City, USA.

Originally from a small seaside town in the South of Australia, Joe is a true triple threat who consistently works on broadening his craft and, accordingly, his horizons. He most recently covered Billy Flynn in both the US National and International tours of CHICAGO. Prior to this, he understudied and performed the lead role of Henri Baurel in Christopher Wheeldon’s An American in Paris (GWB & The Australian Ballet). After making history as one of the youngest graduates from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts‘ Music Theatre BA, his professional career was launched by following the famous footsteps of Fred Astaire as the leading man in A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire (Australian Tour, JTM Productions).

Additional theatre credits include ‘Snowboy’ in Opera Australia’s West Side Story on Sydney Harbour, ‘Trick’ in the 20th Anniversary production of The Boy From Oz (The Production Company), Cagelle ‘Clo-Clo’ in La Cage Aux Folles (Showtune Productions), Player/Understudy ‘Lewis’ in the Tony Award winning Broadway revival version of Pippin (GFO), leading man in the premiere season of Just A Couple of Song and Dance Men (JTM Productions), ‘Lad’ in THE WHO’s Tommy (Victorian Opera), CHICAGO (GFO), Singin’ In The Rain (Prospero Arts), Oklahoma! (The Production Company), Rhonda Burchmore and Rachel Beck’s The Long and Short Of It (Ding Productions) and Curtains (The Production Company).

On screen, Joe features in Dream Deep for Museums Victoria, feature film Beautiful for KOJO Pictures as well as TVC’s for The Sammy D Foundation and the Superfine music video for ‘Boys! Boys! Boys!’. He has also performed at numerous corporate events through Ding Productions, Event Theatre, Excessive Productions, Fame Agenda, FX Entertainment, J Smith Productions, Rizer and Voltage International Productions.

In 2018, Joe qualified as a semi-finalist for the Rob Guest Endowment and subsequently travelled to New York in the following year to study at Steps On Broadway with their accredited Summer Study NYC program. There he worked with Multi-Award-Winning Director and Choreographer Chet Walker, internationally acclaimed Choreographer and Director Sergio Trujillo, four time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner, and The Verdon Fosse Legacy LLC, among other esteemed artists and mentors. After his time studying in The States Joe’s US Permanent Residency was approved, giving him legal right to live and work in America where he is now represented by The Mine Agency.