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Jape Payette has been acting professionally for 25 years in commercials, voice overs, stage.
He is a singer, songwriter,children's book author, playwright, and owner and director of JapeScape Productions, Acting for youngSTARS! which teaches acting classes for ages 3-adult

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Acting for youngSTARS! Gloucester, MA
Actor/ Director Gloucester, MA
More About Me
Acting, singing, writing, rollerblading, my 2 dogs
students of acting
Work Experience:
Eyes: Brown Height: 5’11”
Hair: Brown Weight: 165 John “Jape” Payette
Vocal Range: Baritone / Base (978) 879-9293

Narnia, The Musical
Trolley Christmas Carol
Peter Pan
1959 Comedy Class Party
Scrooge & Marley
The Cabaret
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

THEATRE ( partial listing )
The Trial of Susannah Martin
King Arthur & Robin Hood Faires
Hey, Let’s Get Married
Ten Little Indians
Secret of Ghostly Mansion & Other shows
Arsenic And Old Lace
Last Night of Ballyhoo
Dogtown Common
Broadway Bound
The House of Blue Leaves
The Battle for Pigeon Cove Harbor
The Crucible
Captain’s & Courage
The Scarlet Letter
Cry Innocent
The Tempest
The Merchant of Venice
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
As You Like it

Murder on the Dance Floor
Mystery Café (Many Scripts)
Murder at the Coconut Cabana
Murder in the Breakdown Lane

Bob Cratchit
The Pirate Starky
Fred \ young Scrooge

Many Historical Roles
Nils / Sheriff
Sir Justice Lawrence Wargrave
Hector/Edward, et al.
Peachy Weil
Rev John Wharf
Rev. Hale
Rev. John Hale

Shifty Two Shoes / Detective Tony Shuffle
Elvis and many Other Characters
Rex Gulfstream
Detective Rick Bahnof

Theatre of Light
Griffen Theatre
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Boston Center for the Arts
Gloucester Stage Co.
Warwick Players
Lynnfield Spoltlighters

Delvena Theatre Co.
Nightfire Media
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Griffen Theatre
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Theatre in the Pines
Comedy Theatre Productions
Theatre in the Pines
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Visionary Unlimited
Gloucester Stage Co.
Delvena Theatre Co.
Gloucester Stage Co.
History Alive! CNN/BBC/MTV/NPR
History Alive! Discovery Chan
BA Theatre Arts Gordon College
Organizations / Affilations:
Chamber of Commerce
Jape Payette is located in Gloucester, MA and has the following skills: Acting for youngSTARS!, Actor/ Director
Acting / Drama, Education
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Acting for youngSTARS!

Category: Education
Are you looking for an Acting Teacher? all ages: 4 to adult
Acting Coach? all ages: 4 to adult
Director? all ages: 4 to adult
Contact JapeScape Productions, Acting for youngSTARS!
On-Site classes, coaching and directing available at reasonable prices.
*****We turn youngsters into young Stars!*****

• JapeScape Productions holds acting classes which turn youngsters into youngSTARS!
• Acting classes are taught by trained teachers to all ages from preschool to adult.
• Teachers are hired, trained and paid by JapeScape Productions.
• Teachers travel to your site to host classes.
• Most classes finish with a last day performance.
• Classes are held in public & private schools, libraries, churches and camps
as well as a host of other venues.
• Other services include:
1. Private Acting Coach for all ages
2. Birthday entertainment --all ages
3. Story telling--for the wee ones--preschool through elementary
4. Play Director
5. Adult Comedy Dinner Theatre
6. Custom-made workshops to suit your needs
Relevant Education / Credentials
BA Theatre Arts Gordon College
Years Experience: 25

Actor/ Director

Category: Acting / Drama
commercials, Industrials Voice Overs
Relevant Education / Credentials
Education: *B.A. Theatre Arts: Gordon College 1982-1986 {Excellence Award in Dramatic Presentation} 2006 *Early Childhood Growth & Development North Shore Comm. College 1986-present Various Actors’ Workshops: {Voice, Commercial and Scene Training.} • Acting in Films with TVI Actors Studio, NY • Scene Studies with Marc Clapton, Newburyport • On-Camera & Commercial Techniques: Collinge-Pickman Studios • Private Acting/Audition Coach: Fran Weinberg • Private Voice Technique/Vocal Coach: John O’Neil • Searching for the Stars Award Recipient, Firehouse Center, Newburyport 1997 Insight Boston: Intensive course in personal growth and empowerment. Experience: JapeScape Productions, Drama Workshops & Historical Characters 2003-2006 Acting for YoungStars, Gloucester: Self-employed as 1) DramaTeacher and 2) Writer/ Performer in school assemblies in MA, NH & Maine. • Drama Teacher for 7 Pre-schools: 1) Annisquam Kindergarten/ Nursery, 2) St. Mel’s, 3) Happy Day 4) Essex Ave, 5) Hartz Street, 6) Majestic Harbor, Gloucester; 6) Sandy Bay, Rockport. • After School/ Vacation Drama Teacher, Gloucester, Danvers, Ipswich, Peabody, West Newbury, Hamilton/Wenham • Summer Drama Workshops: Art Harbor; Rockport Youth Commission; CABI • Summer of Discovery & Acting for Anyone, North Shore Community College • Other Drama Workshops & Private Coaching: Cub Scouts; Birthday Parties; Hamilton/ Wenham Community Center; Solstice High School, Rowley • Director of Manchester Essex Regional Middle School Play • Director Comedy Dinner Show written by Jape 2000-2003 Drama Teacher/ Director/ Productions Manager, Rockport School Instructor of middle school students in developing creativity through voice and movement; additionally, served as the production manager for middle school plays and director of the middle school drama festival 2000-2002 After School Drama Workshop Facilitator, Rockport Public
Years Experience: 25