Jessica Johnson

Jessica Johnson is a Philadelphia-based performer and teaching artist. She began her artistic career in Philadelphia as a Dorothy Haas Acting Apprentice at the Walnut Street Theatre. She has performed in readings, workshops, and full-length productions all over the region. She is Barrymore nominated for her work in A Hit Dog Will Holler and received a Barrymore Award for Outstanding Lead Performer in a Musical as Celie in The Color Purple. During her time in Philadelphia, she was awarded an Independence Foundation Fellowship, Jilline Ringle Residency, and the HATCH residency to develop independent work. For Mikean.