John trained at Salford University and has worked extensively as an actor and director.
Acting Credits Include: Hoof with Spike Theatre, The Great Gatsby, Bright Is The Ring of Words for Wiltons Music Hall, Blue Remembered Hills and Two for Bare Bawds, Lenny in Of Mice and Men for Say Two: UK Tour and Love of a Nightingale, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Transitions, Nicholas Nickleby at The Gateway Theatre, Chester.
TV & Film work includes: Shameless Series 1, Hollyoaks, The Bill, Coronation Street, Cold Feet and the feature film Looking for Lucky.
Directing Credits Include: The Last Five Years (Monsta Productions), Kissing Frogs (UK Tour), The Ghost Train (Ast Director – Royal Exchange Theatre/ Told By an Idiot), Pinocchio (Altru Drama), Momentous Musicals starring Gareth Gates and John Owen Jones (No 1 UK Tour), The Games (Spike Theatre, UK Tour), The Myth of Escape (Happystorm/ Breath Out Theatre UK Tour). Theatre Uncut (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool).
John is Artisic Director of Monsta Productions and is a board member of Stage Directors UK.
Quotes from former students:
“John gave great advice on careers and acting as a whole and I liked that there was more research and homework so the experience was more than a couple of hours a week”
“An excellent course for anyone interested in learning more about drama and acting. John always gives constructive feedback in order to improve as an actor.”
“A fantastic course. Thank you John”