Joél Pérez is an award-winning performer and writer living in NYC. As an actor, his theater work includes Fun Home (Broadway and The Public Theater), Sweet Charity (New Group; Lucille Lortel Award Winner for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical), Kiss My Aztec! (Berkeley Rep and La Jolla Playhouse), Oedipus El Rey (Public Theater), Raw Bacon From Poland (Abrons Art Center), and As You Like It (Public Theater Public Works). His TV work includes Person of Interest (CBS), Odd Mom Out (Bravo), The Big C (Showtime), The Outs (Vimeo) and Black Box (ABC). He’s an ensemble member of Broken Box Mime Theater. He studied at Tufts University, The British American Drama Academy and Upright Citizen’s Brigade.  He is repped by BRS/GAGE. As a writer, his play, The Church of the Holy Glory, premiered at Ars Nova as a part of ANTFest 2018. His full-length play, From the Fountain, is in development with the Sol Project. He is also at work on an animated TV pilot. He is a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting from The New York Foundation for the Arts. He is seeking literary representation.