His character from Rent, Angel, is modeled after the character Schaunard, from La Boheme. The original character's name re-appears as Angel's last name, Schunard.
Has joined the cast of "La Cage Aux Folles" with Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor. [February 2011]
He reprised his role as Angel in the London production of Rent and had just recently left the cast last October.
His favorite music artists include Mos Def, System of a Down, Prince, Audioslave and Franz Ferdinand.
His father was a building superintendent (known in the United States as a "super").