Week 17: Samantha Johns

April 24 - 29


Samantha Johns is a Minneapolis based artist working in contemporary performance. She is also a poet. With other humans, she builds work that is often in response to theatre, modernity and love. She takes shit seriously. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Dance from the University of Minnesota. Her work has been seen locally at: Walker Art Center, Jungle Theater, Bedlam, 1419, The Southern, Fresh Oysters, and nationally at: Center for Performance Research, Panoply Performance Laboratory, and Wartscape. She has toured shows nationally, and done residencies in North Carolina and Florida. She is the recipient of Red Eye Theatre’s Works-in-Progress program and the Jerome Emerging Artist program at Tofte Lake. She is currently writing a letter to everyone she has ever known.