About Ballet Magnificat!

The People of Ballet Magnificat!

Joshua Wise

Joshua Wise

Multimedia Coordinator and Graphic Designer

Originally from South Carolina, Joshua began his dance training in Charleston and studied under the direction of Robert Ivey at the Robert Ivey Ballet.  There, Josh performed many times as a guest artist with the Piccolo Spoleto Festival USA, an event that is internationally recognized as America’s premier performing arts festival.  After receiving a degree in Biology, he continued his dance studies in Jackson, MS as a trainee with Ballet Magnificat! in 2011 and performed with the Events Company for 3 years.  In the fall of 2014, he was promoted to Student Apprentice with the Alpha Company and in 2015 to Company Artist.  In 2017, he came off the road and now serves as Ballet Magnificat!'s Multimedia Coordinator and Graphic Designer and teaches Contemporary in the School of the Arts.  Joshua married Rhiain Fernie in 2016 and they have one son, Jadon.