On the Couch with Josh Piterman

Josh Piterman onc

Who is Josh Piterman?
I’m a singer/actor who has been fortunate enough to star in West Side Story and Hairspray. I love all things health, fitness and wellness and I’m the proud creator of PITFIT!

What would you do differently to what you do now?
Absolutely nothing. I have no regrets. I love my life and the way I choose to live it.

Who inspires you and why?
My wife and family. They are the most supportive and loving people I know.

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
I feel like I am making a difference to the world by having a positive effect on the community, through both the arts and general wellbeing. At PITFIT we are spreading the words of happiness, wellness, strength, movement and nutrition. I think they are all very important messages to share.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Byron Bay and Port Fairy. They are the two places where I can just chill, chill, chill.

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take then to, and why?
I always take them to 3 bags full in Abbotsford. Such good brunch!

What are you currently reading?
A few scripts that are making me laugh… in a good way!

What are you currently listening to?
Sam Smith… What a voice!!

Happiness is?
Love, energy, strength, singing, family, friends and food!

What does the future hold for you?
It holds so much excitement with the new business getting off to such a wonderful start. I look forward to making many more people feel stronger and happier. Let’s hope there’s a few cheeky musicals to perform in as well!

Josh Piterman is known for his leading turns as Tony in West Side Story, The Ten Tenors, An Officer and a Gentleman and The Drowsy Chaperon opposite Geoffrey Rush.  On London’s West End, he had a successful stint playing Corny Collins in Hairspray.

Josh also boasts an extensive career in fitness and wellbeing. He attained “Master Trainer” status at the Australian Institute of Fitness and was 2013 Institute Champion. In 2013, he was appointed as an Ambassador for the Australian Institute of Fitness, sharing the honour with the likes of Michelle Bridges.

PITFIT is located at 2 / 82 St Kilda Road, St Kilda. An Open Day will be held on Saturday 22 November 2014: 8.00am – 1.00pm. For more information, visit: www.pitfit.com.au for details.

Image: Josh Piterman – photo by Kurt Sneddon (Blueprint Studios)