Note: Joan García’s final show as Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical (BETM) at the Teatre Sala Cabanyes in Mataró, Spain was on April 15, 2018.

Debut: March 3, 2018 (Mataró, Spain)

Total Performances as Billy to Date:  6  (No partial shows) 

Joan García was 13 (D.O.B. = 28-Sep-2004) when he made his debut as Billy Elliot in the Sala Cabanyes production of BETM in Mataró, Spain.  He is from Mataró.

Joan has trained in dance at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona.  He first auditioned for the role of Billy in October 2016 and was chosen as one of two young actors to share the role.  Joan has spent the last year and a half honing all the skills he would need to play Billy including ballet, tap, singing and acting in preparation for the opening of the show.

Joan García Picón (Billy) rehearses “Solidarity” with the rest of the company of BETM in Mataró

With his debut performance as Billy Elliot on 3-Mar-2018, Joan becomes the world’s 237th young actor to play the role in a professional, regional or community theatre production of the musical.

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