Johnny is an actor and musician, whose love for performing began at an early age.  As a young lad, Johnny discovered he could get out of trouble by making his mom laugh, and his career has come full circle; he is currently a clown in Mystere by Cirque du Soleil, at Treasure Island on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. 

Johnny grew up in rural southwest Ohio, and earned a BFA in acting from Ohio University, where he also studied voice and corporeal mime.  In 1997 Johnny embraced his love for music, packed up a duffel bag and a guitar, and moved to New York City.  He spent several years performing as a singer/songwriter up and down the east coast, and nearly became a megastar drumming for the short-lived trio, Itchy Finger Gang.  During this time he wrote and recorded two full length albums, as well as original music for the critically acclaimed short film, Prairie Dogs (2001).

Johnny’s path eventually headed west, and he now finds himself a permanent resident of Las Vegas, Nevada.  In addition to Mystere, Johnny spent 8 years clowning in Le Reve the Dream, and has performed with Piff the Magic Dragon, OK OK Variety show, 1230 Clown Show, and the Composer’s Showcase at The Smith Center.  Some major recent rolls include Oberon/Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Brendan Doyle in The Anubis Gates, and Guildenstern in Hamlet.  Johnny can currently be seen grilling meats, playing Fortnite with his sons, and walking his lazy dog. 

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