John San Nicolas


John is a proud member Resident Artist at Artists Rep. and has previously performed here in Jack Goes Boating, The Motherfucker with the Hat, Exiles, The Invisible Hand, The Liar, Grand Concourse, A Civil War Christmas and Trevor. A native of San Diego, John has lived in Portland since 2005 and has performed with numerous local companies including 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 Failure, The Pain and the Itch), Oregon Children's Theatre (The Red Badge of Courage, The Pressure Point!), Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (Three Sistsers), Badass Theatre Company (Invasion!), Teatro Milagro (Elliot: A Solider's Fugue, Sonia Flew), The Anonymous Theatre Company (The Crucible, The Good Doctor, Lend Me a Tenor, Rumors) and Shaking the Tree Theatre (Far Away). He won a Drammy Award for his performance in Reasons to be Pretty (CoHo Productions/Lucky Apple Productions). He recently starred in Fusion Theatre Company's production of Disgraced in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has also appeared on the television show Leverage and has made several appearances on Independent Film Channel's Portlandia. John is a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.