John San Nicolas


A native of San Diego, CA, John first worked at Artists Rep on Jack Goes Boating in 2011. He has since appeared in The Motherfucker with the HatExilesThe Invisible HandThe LiarGrand ConcourseA Civil War ChristmasTrevor, The Talented Ones, An OctoroonThe Humans, Magellanicaand Small Mouth Sounds and is proud to be a Resident Artist. He has also performed at Portland Center Stage (Twist Your Dickens: The Second City's Christmas CarolShakespeare's Amazing Cymbeline), Portland Playhouse (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Bingo with the Indians), Third Rail Repertory Theatre (A Noble FailureThe Pain and the Itch), Oregon Children's Theatre (The Red Badge of CourageThe Pressure Point!), Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (Three Sisters), Badass Theatre Company (Invasion!), Miracle Theatre (Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue, Sonia Flew), The Anonymous Theatre Company (The CrucibleThe Good DoctorLend Me a TenorRumors), Clackamas Repertory Theatre (Baskerville), Shaking the Tree Theatre (Far Away), CoHo Productions (Reasons to Be Pretty), Fusion Theatre Co. (Old Times, Disgraced), and several others. He has appeared on the television show Leverage and has made several appearances on IFC's Portlandia. He has been a member of Actors’ Equity Association since 2002 and is proud to serve on the Portland AEA Liaison Committee. He also teaches acting and directs on occasion, most recently directing the World Premiere production of Play by D.C. Copeland and teaching scene study classes at Jana Lee Hamblin’s Act Now Studio. John is enormously proud to call Artists Rep home. It’s his favorite place.