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John Grady performed as a member of Blue Man Group and in Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell in New York City. John has performed around the country with The Moth storytellers. His stories have aired on NPR and CBC radio. His multiple award-winning solo shows, Dog YearsLittle Pussy, and The Old Woman have played to sold out audiences at Fringe theatre festivals across the United States and Canada. John also trained at the National Ballet School in Toronto and was a soloist with Ballet British Columbia.


[00:00:56]    Welcome aboard John- House sitting in LA

[00:03:50]    Grady as a kid- The movies were the babysitter

[00:08:08]    Ballet comes into the picture

[00:16:10]    Learning to Act and perform

[00:19:14]    Going out into the world as a young performer-Is this Porno? Ballet school

[00:24:30]    The Long and winding road-starts as a dancer in Europe

[00:27:14]    No more Europe- back to Ballet in Canada

[00:32:24]    Going into acting professionally - Keep Moving

[00:38:44]    Wrestling with John to be an actor

[00:40:36]    The Blue Man Group

[00:57:29]    From Sex and the City to Being a One Man Story Teller

[01:02:12]    Spalding Gray- inspiration- The Journey IS the important part

[01:08:33]    John does his own One Man Shows

[01:17:24]    John doing TV guest spots

[01:23:05]    Advice for the Performer


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