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John Detty

 
Bio:
When I was a child I loved dinosaurs. I was determined to grow up and be a paleontologist, but after a tragic week at archeology camp, I discovered that I actually just really loved impersonating dinosaurs and that digging in the dirt was not as fun as I thought it would be. From that moment, a love ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
When I was a child I loved dinosaurs. I was determined to grow up and be a paleontologist, but after a tragic week at archeology camp, I discovered that I actually just really loved impersonating dinosaurs and that digging in the dirt was not as fun as I thought it would be. From that moment, a love ... (read complete bio)

 

John Detty Biography

When I was a child I loved dinosaurs. I was determined to grow up and be a paleontologist, but after a tragic week at archeology camp, I discovered that I actually just really loved impersonating dinosaurs and that digging in the dirt was not as fun as I thought it would be. From that moment, a love of theater was discovered and I never looked back.

In school, I was always involved in the drama club. I performed in my first professional musical in a production of “Grease!” in 2002. I continued to perform professionally through high school and college with some of my favorite roles being: The Cat in the Hat (Seussical! the Musical), Captain Hammer (Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog), and Sparky (Plaid Tidings). During school, I had the opportunity to study acting and dance both at Ball State University in Indiana and at Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa. In 2011, I received a BFA in Acting with an emphasis in Musical Theater from Ball State. From there, it was just a decision of where to go next. I spent the next year working regional theaters before ultimately landing in New York for 6 years, then to my current home of New Orleans.
I continued to work on stage in these cities, playing such roles as Claudio (Much Ado About Nothing), Gaston (Beauty and the Beast), and Jack (The Importance of Being Earnest), but also discovered film and television. Since arriving in New York in 2012, I have been featured on 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. I also played “Ryan McLaughlin” on Blue Bloods, and starred in “Pause and Reflect” the webseries.

While working on screen, I found another passion in modeling for my Special FX Fabricator wife, Jessica Detty, over at Detty Studios. She builds the costumes and I bring them to life.





Entertaining is my passion. No matter what platform I use or what medium I find, I will always be happiest performing. Thank you for taking the time to look at my website.

I hope you find something that entertains you.




John Detty News

9 TO 5 The Musical Opens Rivertown Theaters' 8th Season Photo 9 TO 5 The Musical Opens Rivertown Theaters' 8th Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

Rivertown Theaters kicks off what promises to be a delightfully diverse season of shows, starting with the musical adaptation of one of the '80s all-time favorite and still timely comedy movies, 9 to 5, running from September 13 a?" 29.

Photo Flash: Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents SHEAR MADNESS Photo Photo Flash: Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents SHEAR MADNESS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2019

The 'Madness' is back with Shear Madness.  Same fabulous cast...different venue.  Coming to Le Petit Theatre June 14 - 30.

Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's INTO THE WOODS Photo Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's INTO THE WOODS
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2019

Rivertown Theaters rises to new heights with the upcoming production of one of Stephen Sondheim's most intriguing musicals, Into The Woods, on the Main Stage March 15 - 31.

INTO THE WOODS Opens At Rivertown Theaters March 15 Photo INTO THE WOODS Opens At Rivertown Theaters March 15
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

Rivertown Theaters rises to new heights with the upcoming production of one of Stephen Sondheim's most intriguing musicals, Into The Woods, on the Main Stage March 15 - 31.

Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Opens July 12 Photo Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Opens July 12
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2018

As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2017-2018 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generationsJuly 12 – 22.

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens July 12 At Rivertown Theater Photo Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens July 12 At Rivertown Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2018

As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2017-2018 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generations July 12 - 22.

JPAS Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Photo JPAS Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2018

Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents Catch Me If You Can the Musical. Starring Anthony Harvey as Frank Abagnale Jr. Jimmy Murphy as Carl Hanratty Butch Caire as Frank Abagnale Sr. Melissa Hunter* as Paula Abagnale Christian Tarzetti as Brenda Strong Elizabeth Lowry as Carol Strong Warren Hovis as Roger Strong Abigail Gardner as Cheryl Ann John Michael Haas* as Agent Branton John Detty* as Agent Cod Eli Timm as Agent Dollar, Emily Bagwill, Isabella Baudry, Carrie Daigle, Jonathan Damare, John Detty*, Peter Elliot, Brandon Garza, Darren Hayes, Emily Heck, Taylor Thomas Hosemann, Jorden Majeau, Mandi Mueller, Katherine Nezames, Daniel Shevlin, Riley Tafaro, Christina Tichenor, Juliana Wagner, LG Williams