John Tedeschi is a much-sought-after teacher in NYC who serves on the faculty of Marymount Manhattan College and Rider University. His students have enjoyed the honors of the stages of Broadway, Off-Broadway, Regional, Opera and Theatre Companies, National Tours, Recordings, Cruises, Cabaret, and many other wonderful venues. Tedeschi focuses on the stability of breath and the physical connection of palate, larynx, breath, and onset as a foundation for placement, range, versatility, focus and stamina.
He has produced art festivals, fashion shows, modern dance, opera, rock, theatre and recital performances. Directing credits include The Telephone, Susannah, Rigoletto, OH! The Sport of Love, Don Giovanni, Across the Sea, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Carousel, Orpheus in the Underworld, Songs for a New World, Hymn to Her, Permission, Pippin, A Night of Theatre, and many opera scene studies. He has served as Vocal Supervisor on Les Miserables, Tommy, Blood and Fire, and has produced Baggage Claim, Malan: Fashion Show, Carnival of Culture, The Gay Life Expo, September Concert, and Detour. John recently played Bruce Bechdel in FUN HOME in the premiere regional production in the town where the story takes place; this production earned John a BroadwayWorld Best Actor nomination. John’s film work includes The Vampire Leland, Stuck on Someday, October, Statue, and television work on Mysteries at the Museum, All My Children, The History of the Wife, and Brini Maxwell Show.
Tedeschi holds a Bachelor of Music from Boston University, College for the Arts and a Master of Music from The Hartt School, University of Hartford. John lives, with his husband Joel, in Stockbridge, MA and Manhattan, NY where he tries to be patient while waiting for the subway.