John Lopes has been acting in California and then in Philadelphia since 1990. With a BA in English from California State and an MFA in Acting from Temple University, Mr. Lopes is a well-trained theater artist. John’s acting experience includes performances with Hunger Theater, Arcadia Shakespeare Festival, Lantern Theater, Commonwealth Classic Theater and in productions by the Walnut Street Theater. Winner of the Irene Ryan Award, John is an adjunct professor at Temple University.
Performing as part of the American Historical Theater since 2007, Mr. Lopes can ride, dance the minuet and fence, all talents he brings as part of his interpretation of George Washington. John has appeared in venues that include the Templeton Foundation at Princeton, New Jersey; Federal Hall in New York; Washington Crossing National Park and Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania.
Characters portrayed by John Lopes:
George Washington, Colonial Man