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Jessica Lynn Johnson

 
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Bio:
Jessica Lynn Johnson, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, is the Founder & CEO of Soaring Solo LLC, a company dedicated solely to the Direction & Development of one person plays. Jessica is passionate about the transformational power of solo theatre and has aided in the creation of over 60 ... (read complete bio)
 
Jessica Lynn Johnson Headshot

Bio:
Jessica Lynn Johnson, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, is the Founder & CEO of Soaring Solo LLC, a company dedicated solely to the Direction & Development of one person plays. Jessica is passionate about the transformational power of solo theatre and has aided in the creation of over 60 ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Jessica Lynn Johnson Biography

Jessica Lynn Johnson, recipient of BEST NATIONAL SOLO ARTIST AWARD, is the Founder & CEO of Soaring Solo LLC, a company dedicated solely to the Direction & Development of one person plays. Jessica is passionate about the transformational power of solo theatre and has aided in the creation of over 60 solo shows (and still going strong)!

Over the years, Jessica’s directorial projects have garnered rave reviews from audiences and critics alike, and have taken home awards such as TOP OF FRINGE, HFF ENCORE PRODUCER AWARDS, TVOLUTION BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE, LARRY CORNWALL AWARD FOR MUSICAL EXCELLENCE & several other accolades! Jessica was nominated for the Female Director of Distinction in Theatre Award by Girl Trip LLC at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

As a published playwright and performer, Jessica has “edu-tained” international audiences touring her own 25 character one person shows ZE and OBLIVIOUS TO EVERYONE for over 13 years.

Jessica is also a proud Board Member and Submission Screening Panelist of the LA Women’s Theatre Festival celebrating their 26th year of empowering diverse female artists from all over the world.

Johnson’s solo work has been seen in the LA Women’s Theatre Festival, the NYC Samuel French Playwright Festival, the Kansas City Fringe Festival, the NYC International Fringe Festival, the Sola Voce Festival, the Monodrama Thespis Festival in Germany, the Black Magic Women’s Theatre Festival in Amsterdam and enjoyed an extended run at NYC’s prestigious Theatre Row on 42nd Street.

As a television & film actor and proud member of SAG AFTRA, you can also catch Jessica in her recurring role on Food Network’s Mystery Diners, guest starring on Forensic Files, costarring on Bold & the Beautiful, Tattoo Nightmares, as well as national spots for PayPal, Kawasaki, Time Warner Cable, Jamba Juice, Orly, & many others.

As a writer, Jessica looks forward to publishing both her memoir and her step by step solo show writing guide in the near future.






Jessica Lynn Johnson News

US Artists Diana Varco and Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Gothenburg Fringe This M Photo US Artists Diana Varco and Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Gothenburg Fringe This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

Two fierce, courageous women, Diana Varco and Valerie David, are making a difference in the world; spreading hope and empowerment; true survivors who have made their mark by sharing their stories of overcoming insurmountable obstacles in their own lives through their solo plays. Their triumphs have inspired audiences worldwide.

Award-Winning Powerhouse US Artists Diana Varco And Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Photo Award-Winning Powerhouse US Artists Diana Varco And Valerie David Bring Solo Plays To Gothenburg Fringe In September
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2022

Two fierce, courageous women, Diana Varco and Valerie David, are making a difference in the world; spreading hope and empowerment; true survivors who have made their mark by sharing their stories of overcoming insurmountable obstacles in their own lives through their solo plays. Their triumphs have inspired audiences worldwide.

Binge Free Festival Kicks Off This October Photo Binge Free Festival Kicks Off This October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

Santa Monica Playhouse has been a cultural treasure in the seaside community for 62 years. Now, the Playhouse is giving love back with its Seventh Annual Binge Free Festival, three weeks of free performances, workshops, and music in Santa Monica's ONLY fringe festival. The BFF's primary focus is on Santa Monica and Los Angeles-based artists, but there will be exciting international artists on view as well.

Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Empowerment Weekend Starts August 12 Photo Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Empowerment Weekend Starts August 12
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022

The 9th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival's Solo Performer EMPOWERMENT WEEKEND.

VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August Photo VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Versatile, the award-winning show, is an Official Selection of Solopalooza 2.022. Written and performed by Kevin Neighbors. Directed and developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson. Produced for Theatre West by Dina Morrone.

HOT OFF THE PRESS to Celebrate Juneteenth And Dads at Los Angeles Women's Theatre Fes Photo HOT OFF THE PRESS to Celebrate Juneteenth And Dads at Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Hot Off the Press is a program of new solo writings presented by talented scribes in staged readings. The show will be presented at 6:00 p.m. PDT on Saturday, June 18, 2022. The theme is Fathers, Friends and Freedom in celebration of the Juneteenth and Father's Day week-ends.

TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month Photo TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022

Too Old. Too Asian. Too Short. is subtitled 'The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl,' but that actually comes up later in Pamela K. Najera's absorbing story.

TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES Comes to Hollywood Fringe Photo TOO BIG FOR HER BRITCHES Comes to Hollywood Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Too Big for Her Britches, starring Lisa Pezik, is a one-woman musical dramedy, with original music and live piano accompaniment, described as a “must-see rollercoaster of emotions that's expertly led with a balance of humor and darkness.”

Kamakshi Hart Returns To Hollywood Fringe With RESILIENT AF! Photo Kamakshi Hart Returns To Hollywood Fringe With RESILIENT AF!
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Award-winning creative team Kamakshi Hart, playwright/performer and Jessica Lynn Johnson, director/developer bring Resilient AF: Rising To The Occasion! to The Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave., on June 4, 645p, June 12, 745p and June 19, 7p.

BREED OR BUST Comes to the Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo BREED OR BUST Comes to the Hollywood Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

To breed or not to breed: that is the question Joyful Raven wrestles with in her new solo show. Blending standup and storytelling, Raven recounts her difficult reproductive “choices” and contends with her primal baby making instincts. Should she surrender to the role of weird aunty OR start a GoFundMe to freeze her geriatric eggs?