John B. Lowe

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John B. Lowe is an actor, director and teacher, who has been working in theatre, film and television for over 35 years.


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John B. Lowe has appeared in many feature films and TV movies with a long list of appearances on American and Canadian TV shows as a regular, recurring or guest performer.

John B. was a regular in the comedy series, Tiny Plastic Men and the sci fi seriesNikola Tesla and The End of The World He had recurring roles in the CBC TV series Skymed,  Burden of Truth and Nothing Too Good For A Cowboy and APTN’s Cashing In. He has made guest appearances on many other TV shows such as The Spencer Sisters, The Pinkertons,  Less Than Kind, Millennium, X-Files, Cold Squad, The New Addams Family, and many others.

John B.  has played principal and supporting roles in the feature films, Violent Night, Trench 11, Reasonable Doubt, Silent Night, and the TV Movies A House On Fire, Radio Christmas and Snowed Inn. He has appeared in many Christmas movies for Hallmark and Lifetime. Other features and TV movies include WIntertide, Polarized, Locked Down, The Hessen Affair, The Secrets of Comfort House, The Butterfly Effect, and Disney Channel’s The Ultimate Christmas Present.



John B. Lowe has produced, written and directed several award-winning short films  including, W(or)K, Windows of White, Art Ephemeral, and With a B.  He is also writer director of the award winning short film Reconciled, a Western Noir for Restless Films. 

John B. wrote and directed the educational doc, Signs Of Success, promoting the teaching of ASL as a second language.  He directed several episodes of In Plain Sight for Discovery ID. He  is also developing several film and TV projects for Broccolo Creative. 

John B.’s SoLowe Shorts, are a series of  whimsical short videos created as solo projects. Titles include Waking Godot, A Fly Flew OverCommon Sense Caulk and Just One .


John B. Lowe has appeared on many stages across Canada. He recently played Ghost Of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre  (RMTC) and Winston Churchill in the Mirvish / RMTC production of The Audience. He also performed in Unnecessary Farce and Harvey at RMTC.  

John B. originated the role of Ernie in Rick Chafe’s critically acclaimed, The Secret Mask, at Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) where he also appeared in The Savannah Disputation and Having Hope At Home.

 His many other theatre credits include, Here On The Flight Path, For The Pleasure of Seeing Her Again and The Drawer Boy for Sunshine Theatre, An Inspector Calls for The Chemainus Theatre, Measure For Measure and Love And Anger at The Citadel Theatre and at Western Canada Theatre in Dear Santa and Over The River and Through The Woods.

John B. produced The Common Sense Cabaret,  a live comedy variety show, which he hosted as his asinine alter-ego, Joseph Common. 

John B. is also an accomplished Theatre Director. And was  the artistic director of St. Albert Children’s Theatre for four years.


John B. Lowe has been teaching emerging and established professional actors since 1989. He currently teaches screen acting at The University of Winnipeg, and a variety of acting classes for Broccolo Creative.

John B. was the School and Community Programs Director at PTE Theatre & Film School, for 10 years, where he  taught and coached emerging and established professional actors, specializing in theatre and acting for the camera.

He has taught acting, theatre and film for many Arts and Academic organizations including The University of Manitoba, The Citadel Theatre, Sunshine Theatre, Western Canada Theatre, The Okanagan School of The Arts, CATO and others.