Joshua S Howard was born on June 3,1987 to Linda Kelley and Joseph Howard. As a native New Yorker he grew up experiencing musical theatre and live performances. This inspired him at an early age to pursue a career in the performing arts. He began his professional dance training at age 23 years old. He did a world tour traveling on cruise ships from 2014-2020. Since arriving home in 2020 he has focused on his career as a multifaceted performer and dance educator.