John-Alan Slachta portrays Jared Anderson on Make It Pop.


John-Alan Slachta was born in Ottawa, Canada, to Michelle and Alan Slachta. He has a younger sister, Jessica.

John-Alan first started performing in musical theater when he was 8, holding leads in Oliver!, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer for Ottawa's famed Orpheus Musical Theater Society. When he was 13 he signed with an agent and within 4 months landed the principal role of "Bobby Parelli" in Life with Boys (2011) starring Madison Pettis, and produced by Michael Poryes. He also plays "Chaz" in The Stanley Dynamic (2014).

Besides acting, John-Alan is a singer/songwriter. His music can be found on Bandcamp. He recorded his first CD "Time for Change" when he was just 10.



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Time of Death Young Nathan
2015 Tell the World Joseph Bates Jr. Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Really Me Cute Boy 1 episode
2011-2012 Life with Boys Bobby Parelli 4 episodes
2013 Prime Radicals Himself Self
2014 The Stanley Dynamic Chaz 1 episode
2015 Make It Pop Jared Anderson Recurring role


  • He had his first television acting role on a 2011 episode of the series, Really Me.
  • He has his own YouTube channel.
  • He was featured in Luv Em Boys (Luv Em Girls Remix) by XO-IQ.
  • John-Alan is bestfriends and roommates with Dale.
  • He and Dale have outie belly buttons.


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