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about joseph galba

Height: 5"10.5   |   Eye Color: Light brown   |   Hair Color: Dark Brown

Joseph Galba is a Dancer, Singer, and Actor from Detroit who has worked with American Ballet Theatre, Michigan Opera Theatre, Biba Bell, Jenn Freeman, Shannon Mather, Meg Paul, and Christian Vincent, among others. With a BFA in dance from Wayne State University, he has a background in Modern, Contemporary, Ballet, Partnering, Jazz, and Hip-hop. He has performed at Walt Disney World, the Detroit Opera House, Detroit Music Hall, and other renowned venues. His artistic style is marked with an experimental spirit, fusing contemporary, modern, and commercial styles of dance and performance.

education and training




BFA with Honors in Dance, Wayne State University, Detroit MI

In collaboration with Biba Bell, Jenn Freeman, Meg Paul, and Molly Shanahan

Complexions Detroit Summer Dance Intensive

Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Clifford Williams

Deborah’s Stage Door Center for the Performing Arts (DSD)

Select performances

2018               Nine2Five by Joseph Galba, Screen Dance International, Detroit Institute of Arts


2018                Monk (extra), American Ballet Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet, Detroit

                        Opera House, Artistic Director: Kevin McKenzie

2018                Le Sommeil by Meg Paul, ACDA East-Central Conference, Athens, Ohio

2017                Letter to the Town by Lisa LaMarre, Sidewalk Festival, Detroit

2017                The Sitting Room by Meg Paul, (313) to the (514), Music Hall Center for the Performing                              Arts, Detroit, Michigan

2017                When by Jenn Freeman, Spring Dance Concert and Dance Workshop Showcase,                                        Bonstelle Theater and Allesee Theater, Detroit, Michigan

2016                Torrero Boy (dancing role), Michigan Opera Theatre’s Carmen, Detroit Opera House,                                  Director: Ron Daniels

2015                Heard•Detroit by Nick Cave, collaboration between dance, art and fashion, Detroit                                    Riverfront

2013                Numb by Christian Vincent, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida

2010                Cosmic Love by Shannon Mather, LADM Chicago

Special skills


Side Left Aerials, Standing/Travelling Back Handsprings, Standing Back Tucks

Dance Styles

 Hip-hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Modern, Ballet, Partnering, Contemporary, Congolese

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