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JJ Niemann is a New York City-based actor, Broadway performer, choreographer and coach. After growing up in Wilmington, NC, JJ graduated in 2017 with a BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University. Shortly after, he joined the Broadway cast of “The Book of Mormon” as a Swing, where he has been performing for a majority of the past three years.
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JJ Niemann is a New York City-based actor, Broadway performer, choreographer and coach. After growing up in Wilmington, NC, JJ graduated in 2017 with a BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University. Shortly after, he joined the Broadway cast of “The Book of Mormon” as a Swing, where he has been performing for a majority of the past three years. Most recently, JJ was in the developmental workshops and the World Premiere of the new musical “BLISS,” which made its debut in February at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle. Aside from developmental readings and workshops, JJ has performed regionally at theaters like The Muny, Pittsburgh CLO, Bay Street Theatre, Artpark, and Grandstreet Theatre. Favorite roles include Laurie in “Little Women,” Drew in “Rock of Ages,” Mr. Mistoffelees in “Cats,” and Frankie Epps in “Parade.” In addition to performing, JJ teaches his own dance classes in the city called Jazzing With JJ, and coaches regularly with The Broadway Collective’s programs including Hello Broadway, Gathered, and Prescreen Prep. He’s also recently become an avid TikTok creator, reaching over 500,000 followers and 100 million video views with his Broadway and theatre comedy videos. He was named one of BroadwayWorld’s Top 10 TikTokers and was also featured on CBS’s The Greatest At Home Videos, as well as Daily Mail, Theatrly, Onstage Blog, and Buzzfeed. Connect with him on Instagram or TikTok @jjniemann
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