Joseph Pisapia

Joe is a graduate of the William Esper Studio Two Year Program and Master Class all under the tutelage of William Esper. He earned his BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts Conservatory in Philadelphia where he received the Director’s Choice Award for Outstanding Performance as Eddie Carbone in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. He attended the British American Dramatic Academy, where he studied classical theatre with members of the RSC. As a working actor for the last fifteen years he has performed at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival, People’s Light & Theatre Co., Centenary Stage, The Arden, Theatre Ten Ten; appeared on Law & Order, As the World Turns, 100 Centre Street and numerous independent films. As a an advanced acotr combatant he was awarded the highly coveted Examiner’s Award for Excellence in all 8 weapons test. He has also appeared on the cover of Fight Master Magazine.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Philadelphia Stage Combat Workshop

Sep 30, 2011 Rapier and Dagger Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Basic Pass
Sep 30, 2011 Unarmed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Basic Pass