Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has announced the appointment of Josh Ford as its new director of education. In this role, Ford will oversee, coordinate, and continue to grow FST’s education programs for youth and adults. He will also provide leadership as FST launches and develops a new sketch comedy program.
Prior to FST, Ford worked at the Georgia Aquarium, creating public education programs and developing partnerships with organizations like the Jim Henson Creature Shop. He served as the aquarium’s director of entertainment for the past four years, producing shows featuring animatronics, animation and live performances. Ford is also a former performer with FST's Kids Komedy Club, a former FST education member and teaching artist, and a founding cast member of FST's improv program.