contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right.

434 Tenafly Rd
Englewood, NJ, 07631
United States

877-ALL-FOOLS

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!

 

Jon Koons: ACTOR/SINGER

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

jon@jestmaster.com   •  www.Jestmaster.com

ABRIDGED RESUME

BROADWAY

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

OFF BROADWAY, REGIONAL AND SUMMER 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

FEATURE FILM AND TELEVISION

  • 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

COMMERCIALS,  INDUSTRIALS and VOICEOVER  [No Conflicts]

  • 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

SPECIAL TALENTS AND SKILLS

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!