Distinguished Alumni

2006 – Johnny Lancaster

1994 BA English
Current Position: Voice over artist and actor

Johnny LancasterJohnny Lancaster is a professional voice over artist represented by Don Buchwald and Associates, a talent organization for the entertaining and advertising world. Lancaster’s voice has been heard in commercials for Pepsi, Pringles, Volkswagen, Hershey’s, and Folgers. He does the promos for Nickelodeon, MTV and Discovery Health. He has also hosted the ESPN show The Life, and produced an off-off Broadway show, Cinema, that used many CSU, Chico actors to recreate scenes from critically acclaimed movies. Lancaster received his masters in Fine Arts from the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University, and spends his free time playing and coaching softball. He also plays in a band and remains a die-hard fan of both the San Diego Chargers and Padres, which he credits "with teaching me how to suffer, a worthwhile attribute for an actor."