Alumnus Joshua Romero, A Living Statue

Alumnus Joshua Romero, A Living Statue

Joshua Romero, M.F.A. '17 poses as a bronze statue at a Paramount Studios event. Don McLeod

“Sometimes people poke me to see if I’m real,” says Romero, who earned an M.F.A. in dance at UCI last year. Occasionally, he breaks character to surprise viewers. “I’ll open my eyes and wave, then go back to my pose. Or I’ll jump out and scare them,” he says.