Moshe Henderson is an American actor, singer, and director best known for his work in Spring Awakening, Rent, Footloose, 42nd Street, Ordinary Days, Bye Bye Birdie, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Rocket Science.
Moshe was born in Seattle, Washington. He attended Raisbeck Aviation High School while earning his art credits at a local youth theatre, The Hi-Liners. There he performed in his first musical Fiddler on the Roof as Fyedka and would continue on to bigger roles such as Jud Fry in Oklahoma!, Macavity in Cats, Albert Peterson in Bye Bye Birdie, Luis/Lazar in Runaways, Julian Marsh in 42nd Street, and Angel in Rent.
Along with performances at The Hi-Liners, Moshe has worked other professional theatres. At Village Theatre, he was cast as Ankur Bhatnagar in the staged premiere of Rocket Science and was directed by critically-acclaimed director Steve Tomkins. Moshe then went on to play the role of Peter Van Daan in the Renton Civic Theatre production of The Diary of Anne Frank.
Moshe's career as a director began with the four-person musical Ordinary Days, which he also starred in as the role of Warren. The show was produced by his theatre group Basement Theatrics and in partnership with Renton Civic Theatre. It was well received by an audience and had excellent reviews of Moshe's direction. Moshe currently serves as President for Basement Theatrics and produced Spring Awakening at 12th Avenue Arts in July 2016.
Moshe is currently attending Cornish College of the Arts for a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and Directing.
Professionals Moshe has worked with include Sheila Daniels, Timothy McCuen Pigee, Frances Leah King, Ellen Boyle, Meg McLynn, Marc Kenison, Tony Curry, Vanessa Miller, Nako Claudine Mboligikpelani, Kathleen Edwards, and Michele Bettinger. Moshe did audition prep and monologue studies with Patti Cohenour and Tony Curry. He has worked with musical directors RJ Tancioco, Nathan Young, and Tim Symons and choreographers Daniel Cruz, Amelia Bolyard, Eia Waltzer, Kristen Culp, and Kathryn Tabb.
As Warren in Ordinary Days
As Albert in Bye Bye Birdie