Josh Baker biography Josh D. Baker is a professional actor, singer and dancer based in London, England who made his stage debut on 24th February 2011. The 1998-born actor from Rochester, southeast of London is the 54th worldwide actor to play the role of Billy in Billy Elliot. Currently, he is a swing playing the assistant dance captain and Thomas in the West End production of & Juliet. Training: Josh began his acting training at the age of 5 and dance at 7. He went to the Italia Conti Associate School in Chislehurst. He later trained at the Bird College of Dance and Sylvia Young Theatre School. Theatre: His list of theatre credits includes the role of a dancer in Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th Birthday at the London Palladium; the title role in Billy Elliot – The Musical at the Victoria Palace; dancer in Alternative Hair Show at the Royal Albert Hall; dancer at The Queen’s 90th Birthday, Windsor; ensemble/Once-Ler Family in The Lorax at The Royal Alexandra and Old Vic; ensemble in Oklahoma! at the Grange Park Theatre; ensemble in Little Shop of Horrors at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre; Dick Whittington’s Cat in Dick Whittington at the Mayflower Theatre Southampton. TV: He appeared as Jimmy in BBC’s Holby City.