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John-Michael Scapin

John-Michael Scapin has been praised for his “clarion, perfectly pitched voice” and the “fantastic deftness” of his acting (cbc.ca).

Recently, John-Michael appeared as The Prologue in Benjamin Britten's The Turn of The Screw as well as appear in Handel's Theodora in a new production by Joachim Schamberger.

During 2017, John-Michael appeared in Against the Grain Theatre's production of Puccini's La Bohème and in the fall of 2016, made his role debut as Le Conte Barigoule in Pauline Viardot's Cendrillon under the direction of Joel Ivany.

His other theatre credits includes: Scenes from the Bathhouse, Moll, George Dandin (Talk is Free), A History of Summer (SummerWorks), Romeo & Juliet (American Theatre of Actors), The Land of Smiles (Toronto Operetta Theatre), The Magic Flute, Der Freischütz, Lucio Silla (Opera Atelier), MacBeth, Much Ado, Cloud 9, Eurydice (NYU), El Gato con Botas, The Cunning Little Vixen, La Belle Hélène, Alcina (The Glenn Gould School Opera).

John-Michael was named the winner of the first season of CBC’s Triple Sensation by a renowned panel including Marvin Hamlisch, Sergio Trujillo, Adrian Noble, Cynthia Dale and Garth Drabinsky.

He is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music, and Northwestern University.

John-Michael has been the recipient of numerous awards including The Chapters & Indigo Scholarship for the Arts, The Ihnatowycz Emerging Artists Scholarship, and a Career Catalyst Grant from the Ontario Arts Council.

When not performing, John-Michael remains deeply committed to the performing arts. He has also worked in Development and Board Relations at The Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park/Chicago, and Marketing for Opera Atelier and The Rose Brampton.


Prologue - Turn of the Screw
Chuck Foster, Piano
Der Einsame
Chuck Foster, Piano
Brettl Lieder Highlights: Galathea & Der genügsame Liebhaber
IRCPA's 35th Anniversary "10 Singing Stars" Concert. John-Michael Scapin & Rachel Andrist, piano
Finishing the Hat
John-Michael Scapin, Tenor Karina Kontorovitch, Piano
3 Melodies de 1916
John-Michael Scapin
Karina Kontorovitch, piano
Berlin im Licht
John-Michael Scapin
Karina Kontorovitch, piano
Der Genugsamer Liebhaber
John-Michael Scapin
Karina Kontorovitch, piano
Tchaikowsky And Other Russians
John-Michael Scapin
Karina Kontorovitch, piano
Jedem das Seine
John-Michael Scapin Karina
Kontorovitch, piano
Losing My Mind/ You Could Drive A Person Crazy
John-Michael Scapin
Karina Kontorovitch, piano
Peter Howard, arr
CBC's Triple Sensation (2006)
Reel from CBC's 2006 TV Series "Triple Sensation".
Toshiba Black Light Commercial: Back To School Campaign
El Jimador : Employee of the Month




F. Schubert
Une sainte en son auréole
G. Fauré
Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal
R. Quilter
Comlainte de la Seine
K. Weill
Der Wetterfahne
F. Schubert
"One Thrilling Combination of Talents"Greg QuillToronto Star
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"Ontario High School Student named Canada's Triple Sensation"Staff WriterCBC News
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“Triple Sensation” featured 12 finalists singing, acting and dancing through elimination rounds until 17-year-old John-Michael Scapin was chosen Sunday night by marquee judges, including Drabinsky, to receive a fast-track career in musical theater. Etan VlessingThe Hollywood Reporter
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Newmarket's Scapin Canada's first Triple SensationStaff WriterYork Region Media Group
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"Genuine Charm And Youthful Spirit Bring Cendrillon To Life"Joseph SoMusical Toronto
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Barrie Examiner: TIFT Show Preview Susan DoolanBarrie Examiner
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Triple Sensation: Blog Interview Lana LeeFameology
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"What People are Saying..."VariousIndustry Quotes
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Past Performances

Thursday, May, 17, 2018
Handel's Theodora
Ryan Opera Theatre
Evanston, Illinois
Saturday, June 17, 2017
The Naked Voice Institute
Bienen School of Muisc
Evanston, IL
Friday, May, 19, 2017
ATG's La Boheme
Tranzac Club
Friday, November 18, 2016
Mazzoleni Hall at The Royal Conservatory of Music
Toronto, Ontario

Coming soon...

Contact John-Michael

Karen Bernstein
KB Artists | #615 - 600 Sherbourne st.
Toronto On | M4X 1W4 | 416-302-6632