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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Joseph Castanon in Big The Musical!

IMTA alum Joseph Castanon is starring in a theater version of the movie BIG! The play is based on the book by Joseph Weidman. The play is currently being performed by the West Coast Ensemble at the El Centro Theatre in Hollywood. The run began May 8th and continues through the summer. Joseph can also be seen in an encore presentation of Jericho on Monday May 18th when SCI FI re-airs the pilot for the show!

Joseph competed at IMTA in 2004 where he met and signed with the Abrams Artists Agency. He has starred in the following films: Happiness Runs, Plot 7, Click, Dead Write, Little Wings, Click. and Brothers. He has appeared in the following television shows: I Hate My 30s, Shark, Jericho, Pepper Dennis, NCIS, Without a Trace, Crossing Jordan, and Badlands. In February, Joseph won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special Supporting Young Actor division. This win was for the mini series Comanche Moon which aired on CBS, where he portrayed Newt. This is Joseph's fourth nomination and second win- he won Best Performance in a Television Series (Comedy or Drama) - Guest Starring Young Actor Award for Ghost Whisperer in 2006!

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