Spent his summers during high school at the Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan.
First paid acting job was at the New London Barn Playhouse in New Hampshire.
Studied for a semester at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Got his break playing Jesus in the 2000 off-Broadway revival of Godspell.
While playing Princeton in Avenue Q on Broadway in 2006, he was offered the role of Leaf in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. For two weeks, he rehearsed Spelling Bee in the afternoons before going on stage for Avenue Q in the evenings.
His recurring role in NCIS: Los Angeles was upgraded to a series regular in the middle of the first season.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (BFA in Musical Theatre, 1999)