Who is Jonas?

Jonas Amadeus Barranca: Brooklynite.

Born and raised in a Brooklyn brownstone, he embodies the sound and the soul of New York City.


As an actor he's worked stages throughout the Northeast and Los Angeles, since he was eight years old. He earned his Fine Arts degree in Acting, from SUNY Fredonia. At Fredonia he excelled in his studies of classical voice, jazz and modern dance, experimental theatre, classical theatre, directing, film, improv, movement and combat. After college and a summer of teaching theatre and combat to children in Italy, he moved to Los Angeles. He was nomination for Best Featured Actor In A Musical (Broardway World LA Awards 2012), and was accepted as a member of Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's only Pay-What-You-Want theatre company. He also continued his fight and stunt training, with the Sword Fights Inc team of actors and fight choreographers.


As a musician he was drawn to Jazz from an early and picked up the trumpet, at age 12. He attended LaGuardia Arts high school, for trumpet performance, where he earned an Advanced Arts degree and passion for crooning. He continues to write and produce music constantly. 

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