Jon Matteson is an actor, writer & producer working in Chicago and Los Angeles. Although he hails from Leavenworth, Kansas, Jon has performed around the country and abroad, including in New York City and Vilnius, Lithuania, and is an alumni of the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-On-Avon. Jon is also an alumni of the University of Kansas (Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk) and was a mentee of Jack Wright and Paul Meier. Highlights of his Chicago career include performing in the Chicago debut of Completeness at Theater Wit as well as the Boy Scout Musical, and The Power of Prom at the Annoyance Theatre.
Jon is currently on his second tour with The Second City onboard The Norwegian Gem. Jon is also releasing weekly videos on Youtube and Funny or Die. Jon regularly performs sketch and improv in theaters all over Chicago. Jon is also a founding member of (re)discover theatre, which focuses on telling old stories in new ways. Jon loves to tell stories, fiction and non-fiction, and would love to help with yours.
Jon is represented by Big Mouth Talent.