John Vesbit

Youth Acting and Elective Teacher

Born and raised in Grand Rapids, John found his passion for theatre in high school, performing in many productions at GR Catholic Central. In college, he double-majored in Theatre and Speech Communications at Siena Heights University, and earned his M.A. in Theatre Arts at Eastern Michigan University in 2013. John has appeared in several community theatre productions throughout Michigan including Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Actors Theatre, and Pigeon Creek Shakespeare. His graduate study focus was in directing, and he has staged several independent productions since leaving college. In New York, among many other experiences, John house managed for the Broadway production of The Fantasticks, and is currently the Play and Musical Director at Godwin Heights High School in Wyoming, MI.  His incredibly talented wife, Lauren, is also a teacher at GRCT!

What inspires you?
People who take risks

Who is your favorite fictional character?
BB-8

What was your favorite after school snack growing up?
Cereal