John de Lancie
Appearing Saturday & Sunday Only
Please Note: Mr. deLancie will be appearing Saturday after 3pm. And ALL DAY SUNDAY. *Prices Subject to Change
Booth Location - 3635
Autographs - $50
Best Known for: Star Trek: Next Generation
Mr. de Lancie has had a eclectic career: His film credits include, “The Hand that Rocks the Cradle”, “The Fisher King”, “Bad Influence”, The Onion Field”, “Taking Care of Business”, “Fearless”, “Multiplicity”, “Women on Top”, “Nicholas”, “Good Advise”, “Patient 14”, “The Big Time”, “Reign on Me”, “Pathology”, “Games”, “Teenius”, “Crank2 and “The Marriage Counselor”.”
Mr. de Lancie has appeared in numerous television shows including: “Torchwood”; “Breaking Bad”; “CSI”; “The Unit”; “West Wing”; “Sports Night”; “Judging Amy”; “The Closer”; “Star Trek: Next Generation, Voyager, Deep Space 9”; “Legend”; “LA Law”; “Picket Fences”; “Civil Wars”; “The Practice”; “Touched by an Angel”; and most recently: Star Trek:Picard.
He has been a member of The American Shakespeare Company, The Seattle Repertory Company, The South Coast Repertory, The Mark Taper Forum and the Old Globe. His favorite performances include: “Man and Superman”, “The Common Pursuit”, “Childe Byron”, “Art”, and the world premieres of Richard Greenburg’s “The Naked Lady on the Appian Way”, Alan Alda’s ‘Radiance’ and Rajiv Joseph’s “Mr. Wolf.
In the world of music, Mr. de Lancie has performed with: Kurt Masur, Sir Colin Davis and the New York Philharmonic; Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Cleveland Orchestra and National Orchestra of Australia; Esa Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic; Charles Dutoit and the Philadelphia Orchestra and The Montreal Symphony. His repertoire includes: “Peer Gynt”, “King David”, “The Bourgeois Gentleman”, “The Lincoln Portrait”, “St. Joan”, “Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Oedipus Rex”, “Young People’s Guide to the Orchestra”, “The Nightingale”, “Egmont” and, of course, “Peter and the Wolf.” Recently, he narrated the world premier of Dr. Seuss’, “The Sneetches.”
Mr. de Lancie was the host of the L.A. Philharmonic “Symphonies for Youth” for four years. In addition, he’s written and directed ten Symphonic Plays: these ninety-minute programs are fully staged productions with orchestra. Titles include: “Romeo and Juliet”, “Midsummer Night’s Dream (Korngold score), “Bourgeois Gentleman”, “The Abduction from the Seraglio”, and a vaudeville — “Carnival of the Animals”. They were produced with the Milwaukee, St. Paul Chamber, Ravinia, LA, and Pasadena Orchestras.
Mr. de Lancie was also the writer/director/host of “First Nights”, an adult concert series at Disney Hall with the LA Philharmonic that explored the life and music of Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, and Prokofiev. These were fully integrated, fully staged productions with orchestra. For Star Trek fans Mr. de Lancie and Robert Picardo has created a Trek Concert Experience that has been performed with the Dallas, Toronto, Cincinnati, Denver and Calgary orchestras.
Mr. de Lancie has performed and/or directed numerous plays for L.A. Theater Works, the producing arm of National Public Radio where the series “The Play’s the Thing” originates. He performed in the national tour of the “Scopes Monkey Trial” with Ed Asner where de Lancie played Clarence Darrow, as well as wrote and directed an adaption of “The Lost World” which toured the country. Mr. de Lancie recently wrote a play about the Dover Intelligent Design Trial.
Mr. de Lancie was co-owner, with Leonard Nimoy, of Alien Voices; a production company devoted to the dramatization of classic science fiction. Mr. de Lancie produced, co-wrote and directed dramatizations of: “The Time Machine”, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, “The Lost World”, “The Invisible Man”, and “First Men in the Moon”; as well as three television specials for the Sci-Fi Channel.
Mr. de Lancie has directed a number of operas: “Tosca” and “Cold Sassy Tree” in Atlanta and “Madame Butterfly” in San Antonio, “Cinderella” in Sacramento and “The Adduction” in Minneapolis. To round out his eclectic career Mr. de Lance produced the documentary BronyCon about the wonderful phenomenon of Bronies.
Mr. de Lancie is a graduate of Kent State University and The Juilliard School. When time permits, is an avid sailor – recently completing a voyage of the South Pacific in this own boat.