John-Vincent Mercanti

John-Vincent Mercanti

Associate Professor
Sands College of Performing Arts
Performing Arts

John-Vincent Mercanti



Faculty Bio

served as the casting director on the Broadway revivals of "Romeo & Juliet" with Orlando Bloom and "Cyrano de Bergerac" with Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner. Prior to that he spent many years as a casting associate at Roundabout. Numerous regional and university credits. MFA from Rutgers University, BA from NYU's Gallatin School. JV spent two years teaching Acting and Directing at the University of Miami. His monologue book series, IN PERFORMANCE, is published by APPLAUSE BOOKS.


MFA, Rutgers University: Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ, 2003

BA, New York University: Gallatin School of Individualized Studies, New York, NY, 1997
English Literature/Contemporary Theater

Research and Creative Works

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

[Artistic Director - Theater] Apothecary Theatre, Brooklyn, NYSongbird
[Theatre - Direct play] 59E59th Street, New York, NYIn Performance: Contemporary Monologue, Teens
[Drama - Book or Collection of Plays] Applause Books, Montclair, NJIn Performance: Contemporary Monologues Late 20s - 30s
[Drama - Book or Collection of Plays] Applause Books, Montclair, NJ

Courses Taught

Past Courses

PAAT 390: Internship
PAGE 290: Theater Practicum
PAGE 390: Theatre Internship
PAMT 211: Acting III for Musical Theatre
PAMT 212: Acting IV for Musical Theatre
PAMT 311: Acting V for Musical Theatre
PAMT 312: Acting VI for Musical Theatre
PAMT 384: Appld Perfm Lab for Mus Thr
PAMT 396: Appld Perfm Lab for Mus Thr
PAMT 413: Acting VIII: Back to Basics