Name: Johnny Kyle Cook
Discipline: Musical Theatre
Current City: Newport, KY
College: Northern Kentucky University
Years attended: Senior BFA, Acting
This fall, Johnny will begin his final year at Northern Kentucky University. After graduation, he plans to pursue Acting full time in New York or Chicago.
Before GSA, Johnny wanted to study Neuroscience; he was interested in theatre, but didn't even entertain the idea of pursuing it as a full time career.
Since participating in the GSA program in 2005, he has been cast in over 15 professional and educational productions including: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL; CATS; GUYS AND DOLLS; and most recently, the world premier of Damon DiMarco's SHOCK AND AWE in NKU's YES Festival of New Plays.
Johnny is working this summer as a member of the Residence Life Staff at The Kentucky Center's Governor's School for the Arts, in session now on Transylvania University campus in Lexington, KY.