Jovanni is an actor, playwright, and director. From 2012-2019, he was the Artistic Director of Gateway Theatre where he directed Harvest, Closer Than Ever, Valley Song, and Yoga Play; acted in King of the Yees; and wrote Nine Dragons which won a Jessie for Outstanding New Play.
Jovanni has performed with theatre companies across Canada and overseas. His one-man play, A Taste of Empire, was nominated for two Dora Awards including Outstanding New Play.
Jovanni’s directing credits include The Orchard (After Chekhov) for Arts Club; God of Carnage, Antigone, and Blackbird for Theatre du Pif; and Stitch for Native Earth.