collaborative pianist. classical actor. vocalist.
nyc. tara rubin casting.
usa. ghana. italia. south africa. türkiye.
joel decandio is a new york based artist. he is a collaborative pianist with tara rubin casting, having served on almost fifty shows over the past three years—most notably on the band's visit and the outsiders. in addition to his work as a pianist, joel has performed frequently as an actor in new york, dc, and internationally. he was most recently seen as jack hunter in tennessee williams' the rose tattoo at the tennessee williams theater festival and in productions of antony & cleopatra with the national theatre of ghana and the turkish national state theatre. previous credits include the tempest, cymbeline, a midsummer night’s dream, and twelfth night at folger shakespeare theatre. in dc, joel served as music director and pianist for signature theatre's annual cabaret series. additional credits include torch song trilogy at studio theatre (dir. michael kahn) and the world premiere of beaches at signature theatre (dir. eric schaeffer; mary-mitchell campbell). upcoming: tennessee williams' the night of the iguana with abrahamse & meyer, south africa.