Joseph Galea (actor born 1974)
Joseph Galea, (born 7 July 1974) from Cospicua is an actor.
Joseph took his theatrical training at the school of drama Mikelanġ Borg between 1996 and 1999, where he attended courses of performing arts and Stage Management. At the same centre, he attended for another course in drama script writing between 2000 and 2002.
He had vocal training with Mezzo-Soprano Marie Therese Vassallo.
In 1997 he attended a European theatrical encounter in Besancon France. These are some of the theatrical works which Joseph was involved in: Invażjoni(1998), Ulied Breshnev and Faust(1999), Għaddi Dott(2000),The Raging Bull and Hekuba(2001), It-Tfal Jiġu Bil-Vapuri(2002), Siegħet Sansun(2003) Mill-Pulena sal-Provenz (2004), Lubien (2005); L-Interdett Taħt is-Sodda(2006) Marat Sade(2007), Inbid ta’ Kuljum(2009) Is-Sur Mastru (2010) Pupu Fil-Baħar (2011) and Xagħret Mewwija (2013).
Some of these works were produced by KAST Group in which Joseph is a member and one its founding members. Galea specializes in monologue and performed various tasks in launching a book of some of the best authors, including Trevor Zahra, Claire Azzopardi and Ġuże Stagno. He was also responsible for the direction of several major productions in his neighbourhood Cospicua.
Among these Newspapers (Road Theatre 2001), "Ulied L-Immakulata" (Musical 2005) and "Arazzi Leqqiena" (Show 2012). Joseph is involved in the project ĦREJJEF, of stories accompanied by music, composition of Ruben Zahra, held on several occasions between 2006 and 2013, including f'Zigu Zajg Festival. This work is also recorded on a CD that is not a book that was published by these stories. Galea also served as a stage manager in several plays.
On television had major parts in several dramatic works including "Il-Pesta 1813" (ONE 2000), "Fenomini" (NET 2001), "F’Baħar Wieħed' (NET 2002), "Delitti Maltin" (TVM 2003),"Mirjana Coljero" (ONE 2008) u "Pupi" (NET 2006) which interpreted by character also won the best actor prize at the Malta Television Awards 2007. He has also been nominated several times with works other television.
Also took part in the local cinema film "Xrar". Galea is also producer and presenter of programs broadcast on television. Some programs that were produced on Net TV,"Kaxxa Magħluqa" (game program 2002), on One TV, "Kaktus" Satire 2003/2004), "Għal Qalbi" (game program 2007/2008), "Belgħa Te" (satire 2008),"Il-Ħarsa ta’ Rużann" (dokudrama 2013) u "Pellikola" (documentary 2013). Also presented documentary "Kappelli" (TVM 2012). Galea has switched to writing in Maltese, so who actually took part in various literary nights and produced and presented the program for Radio "Ktieb fl-Idejn", on Campus FM in 2012.