Theatre Arts Faculty
Monday: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
MFA Acting University of Minnesota
MA English National University
BA Speech/Theatre Lewis University
AA, AS Harper Gollege
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As an actor, John is best known for his twenty-year run as Cord Roberts on Disney/ABC's One Life To Live.   John has extensive stage experience and has performed Off-Broadway, regionally and on both coasts.  He has appeared on shows such as ER, Sabrina: the Teenage Witch, Star Trek: Voyager and As The World Turns and the feature film, Death of a President.  A produced playwright and member of the WGA, John has written for Disney/ABC’s General Hospital and One Life to Live  for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award in Writing in 2006.   John holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the WGA, SAG/AFTRA and AEA.  Since 2006, John has been teaching Theatre Arts full-time at Moorpark College.  John was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the California Community College Association Occupational Educators in 2011 for his work with CTE programs at Moorpark College and was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Chair Award by his peers at Moorpark in 2019.  At Moorpark College, John has served as Dept Chair for more than ten years, an Interim Dean and as the Interim Director of Institutional Advancement, Community Relations and Marketing.