ACTING / DIRECTING
John Woodson has more than thirty years of professional experience as an actor and director. He has performed in over a hundred productions including; Jason in the Broadway production of Medea, starring Dame Diana Rigg; Kent in King Lear with Hal Holbrook at the Great Lakes Theatre Festival and Roundabout Theatre (Gerald Freedman directing), NYC; Kent in King Lear with F. Murray Abraham at the NY Shakespeare Festival/Public Theatre, Exeter in Henry V, NY Shakespeare Festival; Destiny of Me, Lucille Lortel Theatre; and Love Suicide at Schofield Barrack (world premiere), as well as being a founding company member at Signature Theatre Company. Regionally, John has worked in many theatres including: Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Dallas Theatre Center, Alley Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival (company member) Cleveland Playhouse, Williamstown Theatre Fesival, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Long Wharf, Buffalo Studio Arena and the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival (a founding company member). John served as Artistic and Executive Director of The Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC from 2002-2006. John is an alum of the North Carolina School of the Arts.