Jon Vellante (He/Him/His)

Actor - Boston, MA


Jon Vellante is a 26 year old actor, fool, and average local living in Somerville, Massachusetts. He graduated Boston University (2016, BFA Acting) and also studied physical performance at the Accademia Dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy. Despite any notion of seriousness presented on this page, he is a total goof at heart.


Jon's favorite type of rehearsal room is the development of new work. Questions that interest him - is this story accessible? Is it important to hear at this moment in time? Could people walk away with their minds changed on an issue? And perhaps most importantly, do these characters accurately reflect the shifting world we live in? Acting is also fun (once in a while). 


When he isn't performing, Jon can be seen working the floor staff at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (a non-profit moviehouse in Brookline with some of the best independent programming in the city). He loves wholesome content, is a huge presidential nerd and appreciates public transit to a fault. He's been hunkering down fairly well throughout the pandemic with his cat Nora and will someday learn to unmute himself on Zoom when it's his turn to talk. 

Photography: Nile Scott Studios with Make-up by Katie Elinoff

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