Training: Ateneo de Davao University (Bachelor of Arts in Communication) Philippines.
Theatre credits include: Thuy in Miss Saigon and 10th Anniversary Gala Performance (Drury Lane, Theatre Royal, London); Thuy in The Music of Shonberg & Boublil concert (Manila); Lun-tha in King and I (number one national UK tour); Emperor Abe in Pacific Overtures (Leicester Haymarket Theatre); The Emperor in Aladdin (Wimbledon Theatre) (The Orchard Theatre).
Recording credits include: Original cast recording of The King and I (Abbey Road Studio London); Shounberg & Boublil live concert Manila; West End Cares’ We Can Be Kind album; and his signature CD record Trust the Wind by David Friedman, with Nathan Martin as musical director.
JoJo performed his cabaret acts in the West End cabaret circuits with appearances at the Mountbatten Hotel Lounge; the Jermyn Street Theatre and the Talk of London as well as Corporate and Private functions within the Filipino Community in the UK.
He won several singing competitions in his hometown Bansalan and Davao City, then subsequently represented Philippines in the Third International Laser Competition 1993 in Bangkok, Thailand as personal accomplishment during formative years in his singing career.
JoJo is seasonal singer/performer, with career experience in Healthcare environment for almost two decades. He currently promotes Sing For A Cause, his YouTube nonprofit channel while supporting #Macmillan Cancer Support #mental health & #youth lgbt minority. Now lives in the Sussex countryside by the English Channel, South Coast with his French partner - a retired psychotherapist - thanks to a Barbra Streisand for wisdom and inspiration… and to fellow Filipinos in the UK and around the world…
“Kapit kamay at Magkaisa”
Brighton, The City Of Brighton And Hove, England, United Kingdom