Joe Bishara

Instructor (AEA/ Associate Producer CATCO)

Joe Bishara has worked on over 200 theatrical productions at regional theatres across the United States as an award-winning Actor, Artist Educator, Director, and Producer. He is the Associate Producing Director for CATCO and CATCO is Kids, coordinator for the Greater Columbus Arts Council playwriting fellowship program and the Immediate Past-President of Theatre Roundtable, a consortium of Central Ohio theatres working to strengthen theatre throughout the state of Ohio. Joe is a proud graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, a member of AEA (Actors’ Equity Association) and an associate member of SDC (Society of Directors and Choreographers). Website:

Recent Acting Credits:

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (CATCO)

Forbidden Broadway (CATCO)

Chess (SRO Theatre)

I’m not Mine (Film)

Office Romance (Film)

Recent Directing Credits:

Baskerville (Weathervane Playhouse)

Sticks and Stones (Evolution Theatre)

Masterclass (CATCO/Opera Columbus)

The Promised Land (A&B Theatricals)

Cinderella (Columbus Symphony)