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JOHN STEVENS

JOHN F. STEVENS‚Äď John first started performing professionally at the age of 7 in¬†various circus venues as a clown and variety entertainer.¬†He learned everything from riding unicycles, walking the tight rope, acrobatics¬†and later the trapeze. John was introduced to circus life by¬†his late grandfather who was with the Ringling¬†Bros., Barnum and Bailey Circus. As a child¬†performer, he was spotted all across the Pacific¬†Northwest,¬†until he joined his first National Tour at the age of 17.¬†¬† John was named one of the top 40 most influential people in¬†the arts under the age of 40 while he was still a junior in High¬†School. With an impressive resume at the age of 18, John moved to¬†New York¬†City and attended Marymount Manhattan College on a Merit Scholarship, double¬†majoring in Dance and Theatre. During his studies, John got his first exposure to the business side of acting as a Junior Agent at Eisenberg,¬†Aqua-Hart Talent Agency in Manhattan.¬† He was able to launch the careers¬†of many young performers into the Broadway spotlight. The next stop for John was Carnival Cruise Lines where he was a¬†featured performer in the nightly variety shows and was able to¬†travel the world. John still places young talented singers and¬†dancers aboard their ships from time to time. John returned to New York City at the peak of his dance¬†career, choreographing 3 Off Broadway Shows, and was¬†commissioned by the United Nations to choreograph a new musical¬†being brought over from Turkey. You can see John in numerous episodes of¬†Third Watch, the pilot¬†episode of¬†Deadline, and in the Warner Bros. movie¬†Singles¬†starring¬†Kyra Sedgwick. His musical theatre career highlights include Stephen Sondheim's,¬†Follies¬†starring Maxine Andrews (Of the Andrews Sisters), Denise¬†Darcel, Judy Kaye, Karen Morrow, and Edie Adams. He also toured with¬†John Schuck (McMillan and Wife) and JoAnne Worley (Laugh-IN) in the hit musical,¬†Annie. On the east¬†coast, he was¬†featured in¬†Cathy Rigby Is Peter Pan, and he starred as Peter in the¬†newly revised script of¬†Babes in Arms. John starred opposite Broadway Star and TV personality,¬†Cheyenne Jackson (30 Rock, Law and Order, Glee) in the West Coast¬†Premiere of Babes In Arms. Since then John has produced, directed, choreographed and¬†collaborated with¬†Ashanti,¬†Wyclef¬†Jean, and numerous other talents for¬†everything from product launches to publicity stunts. He¬†recently¬†moved¬†back to Toronto from West Palm Beach and is a master level acting coach working¬†on TV and film sets. He has helped successfully place over 2500¬†young¬†performers with agencies and managers around the world over the past 2 decades. He is the Co-Founder of Talent, Inc. (Canada) Ltd.¬† ‚ÄúWorking with young performers is not my job, it‚Äôs my passion.‚ÄĚ ‚Äď John F. Stevens