John Short



John Short



Location: CPAC 268
Phone: (657) 278 - 4045

Please contact the Theatre & Dance Department Office  (657-278 -3628) for current office hours



THTR 240A,B, Acting II
THTR 361, Performance Techinques in Film
THTR 443B, Audition & Rehearsal Processes
THTR 482, Acting IV: Camera Technique
THTR 582A, Camera Techniques for the Actor/ Director


John Short has been a professional actor both in New York and Los Angeles and played Tom Sawyer in the Broadway musical Big River and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. On the big screen, John can be seen in 17 feature films including Apollo 13 and the recent Christmas With The Kranks. On TV he has appeared on The West Wing, Boston Legal, and ER. As an educator, John was a lecturer at Loyola Marymount University for five years. His recently procured MFA is from Cal State Long Beach. John lives in a menagerie in South Pasadena with his wife, Mary Beth, son, Jake, and daughter, Kira.

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