Shawn Ketchum Johnson
Shawn Ketchum Johnson is a United States-based theater maker. His expertise in site-specific and devised performance keep him linked to innovative socially-engaged ensembles throughout North America. Recent projects include the world premiere of TIME TO TELL, an original hybrid performance piece presented by ACT Theatre in Seattle; and THE RIOT BALLET, an interactive game/theater hybrid devised by a multinational collaborative team, with rolling premieres in Montreal and Seattle. Recent scenic designs include the world premiere of DAISY at ACT (Gregory Award), GHOSTS at ArtsWest (Gregory nominated), BRING DOWN THE HOUSE and RICHARD III (Gregory Award) with Upstart Crow, and MATERIAL DEVIANCE IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN CULTURE at On The Boards. An alumnus of Northwestern University, Johnson is Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at Texas Tech University.