John Tourtellotte is an actor/fight director/combat instructor originally from Birmingham, AL. He holds a BFA in Acting from Auburn University and has trained extensively with Dueling Arts International and the Society of American Fight Directors. Favorite acting roles include: Romeo, Mercutio, Orlando, Don Pedro, and Flute. Fight direction credits include: Romeo and Juliet (twice), Hamlet (twice), As You Like It, Dark Play, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.
John has recently moved to Knoxville, TN, where he and his fiancee Jessie Holder are founding the Knoxville Classical Theatre. Inaugural season announcements and additional information on the company will be coming by August, 2014!