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434 Tenafly Rd
Englewood, NJ, 07631
United States


JESTMASTER’S FOOLERY SHOPPE is an amazing online catalog featuring PERFORMER ESSENTIALS: Everything you need if you are a professional or aspiring performer of any kind—UNIQUE UNUSUAL USEABLES: Everything you want if you are looking for distinctive gifts, and all kinds of way cool stuff!—THE MUSIC SHOPPE: Everything from supplies to instruments for the serious musician. All that and great prices too!

Run by theater professionals Jon Koons and Mikki Ryan Koons, we know what you need-- and what you (don't) want to pay for it!



If you need a ver­sa­tile, en­ter­tain­ing actor and singer, the videos, audio samples and resumes below should  convince you! I've been all around this business, from Broadway to Feature Film and TV.

Jon Koons: SINGER features snip­pets of 21 songs and singing styles, per­formed at 15 dif­fer­ent venues, all in un­der 8 minutes. A great overview of what I can offer your production or event!
Fea­tur­ing ap­pear­ances by Court­ney Fos­ter Don­ahue, R.J. Lewis, Mer­lin Ryan Koons, Mol­ly Dens­more, Erin Za­p­cic, and Ilan Kwit­tken as Judy Gar­land, and live mu­sic by Meta­mor­phic Winds and Mik­ki Ryan. We are all avail­able for your event. For many of these songs and more in their entirety, click The Way I Sound below.

 JON KOONS   Actor  •  Singer                 AEA  *  SAG  *  AFTRA

917-622-5069/cell   434 Tenafly Road / Englewood, NJ 07631

5’10”  •  180+/- lbs              Baritone              Brown Eyes •  Dk. Brown Hair   •



  • The Ritz                -ChaCha (snooty patron)    Henry Miller Theatre


  • Cockeyed Radio                        -Buddy Irvin                          JestMaster Productions, Inc.
  • Sax-O-Philm                               -Buddy Jr. / Buddy               JestMaster Productions, Inc.
  • Plaza Suite                                 -Jesse Kiplinger                   Slapdash & Huckle Prod./NJ
  • Dr. Miracle                                  -The “Real” Dr. Miracle        Orchestra of St. Lukes / NYC
  • Memorial                                    -Noncom                               The Open Book / NYC
  • Bastien and Bastienne (tour)    -Crabby Stage Manager      Opera Festival of New Jersey
  • Angel                                          -The Prosecutor                   The Open Book / NYC
  • Chaplin                                       -Sydney Chaplin/Narrator    Perona Farms Dinner Theatre/NJ
  • Hoboken Chicken Emergency  -The Professor, et al.            The Open Book / NYC
  • Dearest Nicky, Darling Alex       -Rasputin/Narrator               The Open Book / NYC
  • The Good Doctor                        -The Writer                           THUD Players / NJ
  • A Christmas Carol                       -Scrooge                               Forward Prod. / Atlantic City 
  • Oliver                                           -Fagin                                    John Harms Plaza Theater
  • Fiddler on the Roof                     -Tevye                                   Tenafly Theatre Company
  • ...Cuckoo’s Nest                          -R.P. McMurphy                    Tenafly Theatre Company
  • Snoopy!!!                                     -Snoopy                                 Discovery Theatre
  • Mash                                           -Hawkeye                              Parish Players
  • Macbeth                                     -Seyton/Third Murderer        Wagner College Theatre
  • The Fantasticks                         -Hucklebee                            Tenafly Theatre Company
  • Tevye & Friends (with Harry Goz)  -Ensemble                        Centerstage
  • The Mousetrap                          -Major Metcalf                       Stagedoor Manor
  • VARIETY PERFORMANCES, REVUES, CABARETS & MURDER MYSTERIES at numerous events, private and public


  • Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation         -Dahl Papadam 
  • OZ     (HBO)                                                                   -Corrections Officer Parks
  • Between The Lions   (PBS)                                           -Inquisitive Bookworm                         
  • Hair                                                                                -Featured Hippie                
  • Legal Eagles                                                                 -Ambulance crew chief             
  • Whose Behind the Faces  (music video)                    -Clown/Actor (principal)              
  • Seize the Day                                                               -Hasidic Jew                                      
  • The Believers                                                               -Paramedic                                      
  • Man Who Fell to Earth                                                 -Fire Eater/Street Performer               
  • Another World                                                              -Several day player roles          
  • Slaves of New York                                                      -Featured Paramedic


  • Anacin  “Emergency” / national TV spots                                      -Ambulance Driver (principal)
  • The Magic of Instructing / industrial video for Jackson Hewitt    -Spokesperson/Magician
  • Terror/Crisis Management / US Army training film                        -Police Sergeant 
  • The Man and His Art; A Retrospective / multi-image                    -Voiceover (character)
  • New York in 7 Minutes / multi-image                                              -Voiceover
  • Be Prepared: The Boy Scouts of America / multi-image              -Voiceover
  • The Adventure of the Missing Countess/ audio book                  -All vocal characterizations


Variety Skills: Magic, Clowning, Ventriloquism, Fire Eating, Juggling, Balloon Sculpting, Face Painting, Stilt Walking, Mime, Slapstick, Improvisational and Stand-Up Comedy, Celebrity/Character Impersonation. Limited dance, stage combat, limited stunt work, make-up design, theatrical design, graphic design, stage and film direction, construction, published author, guitarist, wide range of dialects, photography, skiing, horseback riding, gourmet cook, entrepreneur. OWN: driver’s license, various vehicles, bicycle, floppy Schnauzer, numerous costumes of all descriptions, all manner of props, set pieces and other junk!