John is a New York City based theatre creative. Most recently he was seen traveling the country as a Swing and Dance Captain in the national tour of Chicago.
His other professional theatre credits include Newsies, A Chorus Line, Hairspray, and more. He received his BFA in Musical Theatre Performance from The University of Oklahoma where he had the opportunity to perform in productions such as The Rocky Horror Show, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Nice Work If You Can Get It and work with companies such as The Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma.
Originally from Oklahoma, John is a proud member of the Osage Nation. When he's not working, you can find John with a big bowl of queso and a frozen margarita or catch him strolling through Central Park listening to Taylor Swift. He is also an aspiring dog-dad and dreams of raising the best cuddle pup ever when the time is right.
Follow his adventures on instagram: @johntupy
Photo by Tatum Ludlam
"I believe that theatre is magic. Like genuine magic that has the power to change lives, so it is my responsibility, as an artist, to recognize the direct impact my stories can have on the world."