JJ Niemann is a North Carolina-bred, New York City-based Broadway actor and content creator. After graduating from Elon University with a BFA in Music Theatre, he moved to NYC and days later began rehearsals for The Book of Mormon on Broadway as a swing. He performed in Mormon from June 2017 to December 2019, and recently has returned numerous times in 2022 to perform in the ensemble.
Lately, JJ has been working with several shows in development for their workshops and readings, and has also been performing around the country at regional theaters. Some select acting credits are the World Premiere of BLISS at The 5th Avenue Theatre; Footloose at The Rev Theatre Co.; Hairspray at The Muny; Shrek, Damn Yankees, South Pacific at Pittsburgh CLO; and the iconic TikTok musicals for you, Paige and Ratatouille. Upcoming: Grease at Cape Playhouse and "Sky" in Mamma Mia! at Flat Rock Playhouse.
JJ has been lovingly dubbed as the “King of Theatre TikTok” by the internet and has been featured in publications such as BroadwayWorld, Backstage, and Theatrely. He creates content for actors, dancers, performers, theatre kids, and fellow New York City-lovers. JJ has reached over 1 million followers and 300 million video views across his platforms. For partnerships, see JJ's "Contact" page!