Jason is an actor/writer/artist who recently relocated from Los Angeles back to his home town of St. Louis, MO. Jason began acting at the age of three in a production of THE KING & I playing The Littlest Prince. In the years since Jason has performed in over 70 theatrical stage productions including GODSPELL (as Jesus), MACBETH (as Macbeth), ALL MY SONS (as Chris), WORKING! (as The Migrant Worker), THE NERD (as Willum), BAH! HUMBUG! (as Bob Cratchit), and HAMLET (as Laertes) to name a few. He also originated the role of Faris in Avalon Theatre Company’s original production of LITTLE BOSNIA. He has worked with such prestigious theatres as The Muny, The St. Louis Rep, Stages St. Louis, Avalon Theatre Company, St. Louis Opera Company, Dramatic License, Okoboji Summer Theatre, Westport Playhouse, and The Imaginary Theatre Company.
In 1999 Jason got his first taste of filmmaking while working on the indie anti-drug film APRIL IS MY RELIGION with director Bill Boll. In the years since Jason has been seen in a dozen feature films including the acclaimed indie vampire thriller SHADOWLAND as vampire hunter Julian and the rom-com THE ANNIVERSARY as commitment phobic Cid Draper. Along with his long time friend Nicholas J. Hearne and brother Nathan Contini he is also the co-founder of Archlight Comics/Studios and the co-creator and artist for their flagship comic book LEGACIES END: CELESTIALS AND PALADINS. Most recently Jason was a producer, editor and star of the indie war film KHYBER with director Kermit C. Graham, which is currently in post production. Next Jason will be seen alongside his father John as Happy Loman in Insight Theatre Company’s production of Arthur Miller’s DEATH OF A SALESMAN.