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Joomin Hwang



Joomin was born and raised in South Korea. He grew up as a breakdancer since he was 12 years old until he "accidentally" fell in love with musical theater in London where he performed a dance comedy show BREAK OUT at Peacock Theatre, West End.  He watched Billy Elliot the musical there and it was the most magical experience in his entire life.  Musical Theater completely changed Joomin which leads him to a big dream of being on Broadway. He started learning how to speak English since 2013 where he started his music program in University of Wisconsin. 
 
After he moved to New York in 2015, He played a principal role TIMMY X in the Off-Broadway show KPOPKPOP won Best Musical at Lucille Lortel awards 2017. Currently, he is in a Broadway show The Prom.  Finally, he made his dream come true! Joomin is the only Korean-male performer who merged into Broadway from South Korea musical theater since 1985. Joomin expands his career to screen as well.  He appears as a Co-star in IRON FIST season 2. He played the lead TOSHI in a featured comedy film SUSHI TUSHI directed by Ziad H. Hamzeh. Joomin is one of a featured dancer in a Hollywood film Isn't It RomanticLiving in New York and doing what he loves to do is an unbelievably sweet dream for Joomin.

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