John Tomlinson has been performing for over 20 years, and directing for the over 10. His training includes a BA from California State University, Chico, and an MFA from Roosevelt University in Chicago, both in Theatre Performance. He has acted professionally on stages in California and Chicago. He has been teaching Theatre at Mendocino College Lake Center for 5 years now. He is also artistic director for New Vintage Productions, producing theater events in Lake County and beyond.