Jessica Lynn Johnson
Jessica Lynn Johnson, is a published playwright, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, member of the LA Women's Theatre Festival Submission Screening Panel and founder of Soaring Solo Theatre Company LLC. For years, Jessica has taught an ongoing FREE weekly solo theatre class, as well as paid private coaching sessions to guide solo artists in the development of their 1 person plays. For over a decade she has “edu-tained” international audiences touring her own 25 character one person shows. Recently, Jessica was thrilled to direct 5 solo artists in the LA Women's Theatre Festival, 17 solo shows in Whitefire Theatre's Solo Fest 2017, and 15 solo shows in the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017. At the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Jessica's 10 solo shows took home TOP OF FRINGE, ENCORE PRODUCER AWARDS, & several other accolades!
For more info on Jessica's various projects, please visit: www.JessicaLynnJohnson.com
Her first play, “Underwater Orchestra” co-created with Erica Stadlander was performed at Playwright’s Horizon in New York City. Since then she has produced and directed over fifty productions in Los Angeles including several ‘critic’s picks’: the long running, multi-award-winning “Adam and Eva Marie” by Michael Solomon, for which she won a Drama-Logue Award for Best Actress and Best Production; the Ovation Award nominated hit, “Boiler Room” by Dan Fante at both AAT in LA & The Pantheon in NYC (selected as one of the most notable plays of the year by Don Shirley of the Los Angeles Times).