As for his private life, Slater was born in 1992 in Silver Springs, Maryland, and grew up in a Jewish family with two sisters. All through his early childhood, Slater developed a pure ardour for singing and shortly turned concerned in neighborhood theater productions. Along with performing, Slater concurrently performed baseball and competed on his highschool’s wrestling staff. Slater instructed The Broadway Podcast Community that he stays an avid baseball fanatic to this present day, gathering classic baseball playing cards and rooting for the Baltimore Orioles.
After graduating highschool in 2010, Slater attended Vassar Faculty for theater, graduating in 2014. Throughout his sophomore 12 months of school, he auditioned for the workshop of “SpongeBob SquarePants, the Musical,” ultimately touchdown the titular function when the present superior to Broadway.
Slater was nominated for a Tony Award for greatest actor for his portrayal of happy-go-lucky sea sponge, SpongeBob SquarePants. Slater has extra theater credit underneath his belt too, together with Off-Broadway reveals like “Assassins,” “Baghdaddy,” and “Claudio Quest.” Other than the stage, Slater has expertise performing for the digital camera and has credit spanning each characteristic movies and internet collection (“Lightning Bugs in a Jar,” “Evol,” and “Redheads Nameless”). Moreover, Slater has appeared in Emmy-nominated reveals, together with “Fosse/Verdon,” “Murphy Brown,” “Legislation & Order: SVU,” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Slater can be a composer. He co-wrote a brand new musical “Fringe of the World,” and launched an idea album for the present in 2021.