John Marc Desengano

Upon graduating from The University of Ballarat, Arts Academy in 2008, John Marc performed for a Theatre in Education Company called Brainstorm Productions taking thought provoking shows to primary and high schools all over Australia.

Since 2011, John Marc has worked with theatre company, 15 Minutes from Anywhere, and developed a show called The Yellow Wave. It was part of the inaugural year of The Poppy Seed Festival and was nominated for a Green Room Award for most outstanding ensemble in 2015. It has had two return seasons, as well as a Regional Arts Victoria tour and was selected for the VCE Drama and Theatre Studies playlist in 2017.

John Marc’s stage credits include: The Yellow Wave, Love Bird, The Bachelor S17 E05, Survival, Enlightenment, Just A Boy Standing in Front of a Girl, A Midnight Visit, and many more. He also performed in The Dead Twin, written by Chi Vu, at the Georgetown Festival in Malaysia.

His television credits include; Rush, Back in Very Small Business, Playing for Keeps, Lie With Me, and others.

In 2015, John Marc completed a Masters of Primary Teaching from the University of Melbourne and now works as a casual relief teacher for various primary schools around Melbourne. He also works as a teaching artist at St. Martin’s Youth Theatre and Western Edge Youth Arts.

His work with young people continues as he joined Polyglot Theatre in 2021, performing in Paper Planet and Boats.

John Marc is a proud company member of Impro Melbourne and Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare.