Craig Johnson

Last updated

May 14, 2016


Craig Johnson

4604 Park Avenue  |  Minneapolis, MN 55407
C 612.240.2318  |  [email protected]


Representative Roles 150 productions, 1979-present

Quince/Egeus - Midsummer Night's Dream - Park Square Theatre (Jef- Hall-Flavin) 

Roberto - Death and the Maiden - Torch Theater (David Mann)

Prince  -  Rocket to the Moon  -  Gremlin Theatre  (Ellen Fenster)

Marcel/Desiree  -  Cyrano   -  Park Square Theatre  (Joe Chvala)

Don Quixote  -  Camino Real  -  Girl Friday Productions  (Ben McGovern)

Oscar Wilde  -  Gross Indecency  -  Walking Shadow  (Amy Rummenie)

Man   -  Turn of the Screw  -  Torch Theater   (David Mann)

Kenny   -  Laughter on the 23rd Floor   -  Park Square Theatre  (Zach Curtis)

Jack/Ted/Clark  -  A Short Play About 9/11  -  Workhaus Collective   (Dominic Orlando)

Vanya   -  Uncle Vanya  -  Gremlin Theatre  (Janice Stone)

Arnold  -  The Boys Next Door  -  Pioneer Place on Fifth  (Peter Moore)

Pedant   -  Taming of the Shrew  -  Theatre Pro Rata  (Carin Bratlie Wethern)

Oscar Wilde   -  Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily  -  Park Square Theatre  (David Mann)

Gratiano  -  Othello  -  Park Square Theatre  (Richard Cook)

Moriarty  -  Sherlock Holmes: Final Adventure  -  Paul Bunyan Playhouse  (Zach Curtis)

Wolfe  -  Raskol  -  Ten Thousand Things Theatre  (Michelle Hensley)

Blanche  -  What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?  -  Torch Theater  (Peter Rothstein)

Duchess  -  Richard III  -  Ten Thousand Things Theatre  (Michelle Hensley)

Ensemble  -  The Lutefisk Champ  -  History Theatre  (Ron Peluso)

Harry Roat  -  Wait Until Dark  -  Gremlin Theatre  (Sarah Gioia)

Waiter  -  Adventures in Mating  -  Joking Envelope   (Joseph Scrimshaw)

Hermocrates  -  Triumph of Love  -  Park Square Theatre  (Joel Sass)

Friar Lawrence  -  Romeo and Juliet   -  Park Square Theatre  (Matt Sciple)

Boolie  -  Driving Miss Daisy  -  Actors Theater of Minnesota   (Zach Curtis)

Tom  -  Axel and His Dog  -  History Theatre   (Ron Peluso)

Mortimer  -  Mary Stuart  -  Park Square Theatre  (Richard Cook)

Nathaniel  -  The Worst Show in the Fringe  -  Joking Envelope   (Joseph Scrimshaw)

Ensemble  -  Ten by Ten  -  Original Theater Company  (Patrick Coyle)

van Helsing  -  Dracula   -  Park Square Theatre  (Richard Cook)

Dr. Tambourri  -  Passion  -  Minneapolis Musical Theatre  (Steven Meerdink)

Danton  -  The Gods Are Thirsty  -  Mary Worth Theatre Company  (Joel Sass)

Andrew  -  Love Letters  -  Park Square Theatre  (Peter Rothstein)


Other Interesting Things
Training: B.A. (magna cum laude) Theatre and English, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1982
Instructor: University of St. Catherine, Guthrie Theater, Shakespearean Youth Theatre, University of Minnesota, Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Related work: writing, producing, directing (resume available upon request)
Recognition: Ivey Award 2011, directing, Street Scene; Ivey Award 2013, acting, Gross Indecency; City Pages, 2013 Theatre Artist of the Year; Lavender Magazine, 2011 & 2015 Theatre Artist of the Year; Twin Cities Theatre Bloggers Award, Favorite Director of a Play, 2015

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