Growing up with a love of sport he played AFL and Tennis but instead his passion for entertaining and singing took him to The University of Ballarat Arts Academy where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre) in 2006. His musical theatre credits include playing Bustopher Jones/Gus/Growltiger in the 2016 season of Cats, a role that won him the Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actor in A Musical; Edward in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers; Corny Collins in the UK tour of Hairspray; Ramon Gutierrez in An Officer And A Gentleman; Michael in Grease 2; The Caliph in Kismet for The Production Company. Josh played both “Giuseppe” in The Light in the Piazza at The Arts Centre and Jamie” in The Last Five Years for The Victorian Theatre Company in late 2016.
Josh kicked off his career performing with the International group, The Ten Tenors and then made his mark as Tony in the 2010 tour of West Side Story. An early career highlight was when he understudied/played George in The Drowsy Chaperone for Melbourne Theatre Company alongside Geoffrey Rush.
Josh is currently playing the lead role of Gerry Goffin in the musical Beautiful which runs in Melbourne until July 2018 before opening in Brisbane later that this year He has just released his debut album Josh Piterman in April 2018, a collaboration with John Foreman of contemporary pop songs with a classical twist, on Fanfare Records. The release opened at No1 in the Classical Contemporary section of both the ITunes and ARIA charts.