John Smiley

Bearded man smiling in grey pullover and plaid shirt underneath
Contact Information:John's Website
Union affiliation(s): AEA
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 185
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Voice: Baritone

Production Experience


Title Role Place/Director
Intimate Apparel Mr. Marks University of Texas at Austin/Melissa Maxwell
Ragtime Ens./u.s. Willie Conklin Zach Scott Theatre/Dave Steakley
Love’s Labour’s Lost Don Adriano de Armado University of Texas at Austin/John Langs
The Cherry Orchard Lopahkin University of Texas at Austin/Brant Pope
Clybourne Park Russ/Dan University of Texas at Austin/Lucien Douglas
The Threepenny Opera Money Matt University of Texas at Austin/Halena Kays
Rivers of January Nate University of Texas at Austin/Steve Moulds
Henry and Mudge Henry TheatreworksUSA/Kate Swan
Forever Plaid Smudge Provincetown Players/RGA Media/Steven Yuhasz
She Loves Me Sipos Mt. Washington Valley Theatre/Andrew Glant-Linden
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Protean Mill Mountain Theatre/Jere Lee Hodgin
I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change Man #2 Downstairs Cabaret/Jay Falzone
Macbeth Malcolm State University of New York at Oswego/Mark Cole
The Grapes of Wrath Tom Joad State University of New York at Oswego/Thomas Rhett Kee
Brigadoon Tommy Albright State University of New York at Oswego/Ron Medici
Raised in Captivity Kip Dixon State University of New York at Oswego/Benjamin Derby


Ol’ Daddy Larry UT M.F.A. Thesis Film/Brian Schwarz

Education and Training

School Degree
The University of Texas at Austin M.F.A. Acting Candidate
State University of New York at Oswego B.A. Theatre and B.A. English Literature
Area of Study Faculty
Acting Franchelle Dorn (Shakespeare), Lee Abraham (Comedy), Lucien Douglas (Meisner), Stephen Gerald (Solo Performance), David Rotenberg (Acting for the Camera)
Stage Combat Paul Schimelman
Dialects and Speech Pamela Christian
Voice and Text Barney Hammond
Devised Theatre/Viewpoints Kirk Lynn
Collaboration Steven Dietz
Movement Andrea Beckham (Pilates), Tom Truss (Laban/Viewpoints/Alexander), Quetta Carpenter (Mime/Mask/Clown)

Special Skills

Dialects: Standard British, Irish, Scottish, South Boston, Indian, Spanish
Movement: Pilates, Basic Mime, Mask, Clown and Stage Combat (Hand to Hand, Rapier, Dagger), Laban, Viewpoints, and Suzuki
Sports: Baseball, Basketball
Misc: Directing, Reading Music, Scat Singing, Harmony Singing, Character Voices, Whistling, Improvisational Comedy, Fire Eating, Juggling, Eye Crosser, Funny Faces, Bartending, NYS Licensed Driver

John Smiley's Resume (PDF)


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