Johnny Rivera is an actor/teaching artist from Bushwick, Brooklyn.
His FILM/ TV/ WEB credits include: Rigo Heredio in Law & Order: SVU (Betrayal’s Climax), Fresh in the Feature Film “11:55 Holyoke” starring John Leguizamo, Jose in the web series “The Bodega”, Manny in the web series “East Willy B”, Nelson in the feature film “Liberty Kid” (which won the Best Feature Film award 2007 HBO International Latino Film Festival) & Alonzo in the web series “Man with a Van.”
As a teaching artist, Johnny facilitates theatre residencies and performs in over 150 Junior High Schools and High Schools throughout the NY tri-state area. He began his teaching as an actor/educator for HIV/AIDS prevention theatre company “Teatro El Puente.” He continues to work as a guest artist with Family Life Theater, Educational Play Productions and the Manhattan Theatre Club.