John Paolillo better known as Johnnie P was a Dancer, Singer, Comedic Actor and proud member of Actors Equity before stepping behind the camera and into the position of Choreographer, Director and Writer.
Some of John’s work on television include LIVE with Regis and Kelly now Kelly and Michael on ABC as well as The View, Fox Morning Show, The WB 11, NBC promos, Back stage with Johnnie P and Friends and SPIKE TV’s Happy Holidays from the Dark Side Star Wars promo Which received over 30,000 hits in 48 hours.
On Stage John’s work includes Broadway Diva Drama Desk Award winner Ms. Mary Testa at 54 Below, Broadway Bares with Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, BCEFA Easter Bonnet, The Village People’s World Tour, Project Lohan , Nickelodeon’s Rug Rats , The Dozen Divas Show with multi talented Singer ,Actress and Comedian Ms. Dorothy Bishop. John has all so Choreographed /Directed Thirteen well known American Musicals such as Grease, Joseph, Babes in Toyland, The Boyfriend and Fiddler to name a few.
As a Writer John has focused on a wide range of themes. From Lbs. A full on Musical Comedy about Full sized girls in a size two world, Hairy Tails & Rhymes An erotic/funny Burlesque dance show about Nursery rhymes gone wrong. In spring of 2014 Asylum Island will be the newest project where john joins a Murder Mystery sing–a-long with dance, Karaoke, and a cast to die for.
Currently John has joined the talented team of writers for song-stress Ms. Dorothy Bishop of The dozen Divas Show Where he not only writes in collaboration with Ms. Bishop, he is all so her Choreographer /Director.
Also, keep your eyes and ears open for Television’s new look at life, love & Dance on
“Till Dance Do Us Part”—a reality show about customizing couples’ first wedding dance—coming soon.
John was just Voted one of New York City’s Funniest fitness Instructors of 20013 on the
Popular fitness site Rate Your Burn and has been lovingly tagged
“The Don Rickels of fitness.” Quote: My Class doesn’t suck...You do!
SPIKE T.V. Dancing Storm Troopers Christmas Promo
The Bethany Show/Halloween show
Live With Regis/Kelly The 2nd & 3rd Annual Relly Awards Live with Joan Rivers
WNBC (Everybody’s Talking) Staring Little Richard
Live with Regis/Kelly Featured choreographer – Dancing Regi
The WB 11 Morning Show Broadway’s Sweet Charity Work Out for NYSC
Live with Regis/Kelly Featured choreographer – Dancing with the Fans
The WB 11 Morning Show Broadway’s All Shook Up Work Out for NYSC
Live With Regis/Kelly The 2nd & 3rd Annual Relly Awards
The View Dance/Featuring Joy Behar/Al Sharpton
Live With Regis/Kelly The 1st Annual Relly Awards (Emmy Nominated)
Live With Regis/Kelly Live With Regis/Kelly - Dance Promo
Live With Regis/Kelly Recreated Britney Spears “Oops...I Did it Again”
NIKE Culture Shock NY Dance Troupe – East Coast Division
Warner Brothers Fall Promo Charles Perez and Dancers
AIDS Dance-a-thon Rosie Perez, Salt & Pepa, Queen Latifa
The Javitz Center, NY Jon Stewart, Village People, Dr. Dre,
WNBC Winter Promo “4 New York” Aired during Superbowl
Simple Pleasure with Queen Latifah Where Do We Go From Here?
Ben Vereen Thank the Lady
The Village People U.S. Tour
The Dozen Diva Show - Dorothy Bishop/Metropolitan Room NYC
B.R.B.Comedy Troop/The PIT
Mary Testa/54 Below
Mr. Irresistible/Don't Tell Mamas
Scalpel, The Lohan Project, NYC Fringe Festival
Lbs. The Musical, Hairy Tails & Rhymes, Asylum Island/ XL Cabaret
Broadway Bares #17 Collaboration with Dennis Jones for Jerry Mitchell
Broadway Bares #16 Collaboration with Dennis Jones for Jerry Mitchell
The Elan Awards 2005 Honoree Lar Lubovitch
Broadway Bares #15 Collaboration with Dennis Jones for Jerry Mitchell
Scalpel NYC Fringe Festival ‘04
LBS. 63rd St. YMCA, NYC
Pink Elephants The Slipper Room
Pippin, Funny Girl, Brigadoon, Grease The Lincoln Theatre New Haven CT
The Boyfriend The Shubert Theater New Haven CT
Fiddler on the Roof Foote Summer Theater New Haven CT
Guys and Dolls, The Lucky Ones The Nutmeg Players New Haven CT
Evening with Gershwin The Orange Players New Haven CT
Babes in Toyland, Joseph...Dreamcoat The Shubert Theater New Haven CT
Rugrats – A Live, Adventure, LTD National Tour—Opening and Curtain Call
NIGHTCLUB / OTHER:
Special Olympics Games, CT Opening Ceremonies
Foxwoods Resort Casino Cinetropolis/Cha Cha, Latin Hustle
New York Knicks The Knicks City Dancer
Opening Act: Robin S., Adrenaline Dance Troupe
Lee Lund, Jamie Rogers, Andre Tyson, Broadway Dance Center, Steps
Musical Theatre, Jazz, tap, ballet, Latin Hustle, Hip Hop, swing, comedy/stunt, Stand-Up, Improv