Josh Cohen

Josh Cohen

Josh Cohen is a guest instructor at the DSI Comedy Theater

Josh is proud to be a Muppeteer for the Jim Henson Company. He has toured the world teaching and performing puppetry for the Muppets. Notable performances have included work on Sesame Street, Bear in the Big Blue House (tour and TV), Old Dogs (starring opposite Bernie Mac, Robin Williams and John Travolta), and Muppetfest.

A professional puppeteer, film and television actor, Josh received his improv training from the original members of the Upright Citizens Brigade. While running a comedy theater in NYC, Josh met Tamra Malaga and started The Josh and Tamra Show, a duo which headlined comedy festivals all over the US and Canada, performing their unique brand of long-form puppet improv comedy. Josh is also the creator of the "BEST COMEDY" winning original puppet sitcom pilot, "APARTMENT 413.” Most recently, Josh received an Streamy award nomination for his ground breaking live streaming web puppet show, "MONKEY NEWS SOURCE".

The Josh and Tamra Show can be seen featured on the main stage at Improv Olympic West in Los Angeles.