Josie Gonzalez

Early Elementary Teacher

Josie is a longtime theatre student and volunteer of GRCT, and is beyond excited to join the faculty as a Teaching Apprentice. She currently a Theatre Performance and Elementary Education student at Aquinas College and will graduate in May 2022. She has worked both on and off stage as a performer, stage manager, and crew member at several of the local community theatres. Josie has also directed at West Catholic High School, ABVM Middle School, and upcoming at Aquinas College. When she’s not belting show tunes or taping stages, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, reading, watching reality TV, and baking.

What inspires you?
Watching people, young kids especially, truly learn to love theatre. It makes me want to be a better theatre professional!

Who is your favorite fictional character?
Hei Hei from Moana

What was your favorite after school snack growing up?
The old-fashioned sour cream donuts that you dunk in coffee – my grandpa would pick them up from this tiny corner bread store and it was always a fun treat!