Jonathan Palmiotti is a Musical Theatre trained singer and actor in the New York borough of Queens. His passion for Musical Theatre started as a high school Junior. Jonathan attended Queensborough Community College for both Music and Theatre Performance. After taking on the role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at QCC, Jonathan was chosen as a KCACTF Musical Theatre Initiative nominee to compete in Massachusetts for the Richard Maltby Junior Award. In addition, Jonathan has also performed in a workshopped production of a new opera produced and composed by Monk Parrots Productions called Bum Phillips at La MaMa in the East Village. After receiving an A.S. degree from Queensborough Community College in Theatre and Music Performance, Jonathan continued his studies and earned his B.F.A degree in Musical Theatre performance at Long Island University-C.W. Post. Recently, he has also had the amazing opportunity to perform with his cast of Rent from LIU Post two numbers at the Plaza Hotel in New York CIty. Most recently, he made his Off-Broadway debut performing in the Midtown International Theatre Festival as well as the Theatre for the New City Dream Up Festival. Apart from these accomplishments, Jonathan has also worked with several Broadway/Off Broadway actors and musicians including Javier Muñoz (In the Heights, Hamilton), Matt Dickson (War Horse) and Dr. Bryan Wade (Finian's Rainbow). He has also worked with appraised casting directors for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional shows and television series' which include Brett Goldstein and Scott Wojcik.
Jonathan instructs students in piano, acting and vocal training techniques. Recently, he has decided to take business matters into his own hands and create a performing arts school of his own called "Theatre and Music: The School of Dreams." The school advertises everything from private lessons, where the instructors will come to teach the student in the comfort of their own home, to Musical Theatre and Acting technique classes. Since recently graduating from C.W. Post, Jonathan’s goal has been to continue to nurture the emerging talent of future musical theatre and acting driven students as well as his own private students, to lead them on their way to successful careers.