Joseph Melendez

Teaches at The Creative House

A Bronx native, is a working actor with over 30 years experience in the industry.  He studied under Fred Kareman at Carnegie Hall, alongside Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei and Maria Bello.
Joseph’s contagious passion for the craft an unending devotion to teaching has solidified his reputation as one of New York’s up-and-coming coaches.  His students have booked roles on: Blue Bloods, Power, The Blacklist, Shades of Blue and HBO’s The Deuce.
Joseph began his career on singing in rock bands before finding his way to the Broadway stage performing in the 2000 revival of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Joseph has has recurring roles in Netflix’s Ozark, USA Network’s The Sinner, Fx’s The Americans and Fox’s Prison Break.  Film credits include Fast Five, The Brave One and then award winning independent films Runoff, Akron and the upcoming Blood Bound (2018 release). 

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