John Calk

A native of the suburbs of Chicago, Jack’s work has been produced or developed at St. Lou Fringe, First Run Theatre, Pendant Productions, Saint Louis University, and Washington University in St. Louis.

He stars in the podcast Active Radioactive Radio for Pendant Productions, where he plays the self-obsessed recluse DJ Johnny Franks; available for free at He voices the long-running superhero character of Ivar, Timewalker in Valiant Entertainment’s Archer & Armstrong: The Michelangelo Code. He also plays supporting roles in The KingeryQuick Audio, and The Pendant Shakespeare, or, The Wild Bill Variety Show at Pendant Productions and will appear in the next season of Archive 81 for Dead Signals Productions.

He has had the pleasure of working in other varied capacities at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Mustard Seed Theatre, and Max & Louie Productions.

He is a proud graduate of Saint Louis University, where he studied Theatre Management and Theatre. He lives in Manhattan with three people he does not know and some very friendly moths.