Chris Johnston

chris johnston american shakespeare center
This Season:

Rosencrantz, Bernardo in Hamlet; Bushy, Fitzwater in Richard II; Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; Fainall, Peg in The Way of the World; Balurdo, Page in Antonio’s Revenge.


More than 143 Roles in 92 Productions, including Dogberry, in Much Ado about Nothing; Don Armando in Love’s Labour’s Lost; Bandleader in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; Feste in Twelfth Night; Fool in King Lear; King Henry in The Rise of Queen Margaret (Henry VI, Part 2) and The Fall of King Henry (Henry VI, Part 3); Ariel in The Tempest; Flamineo in The White Devil; Dromio of Ephesus in The Comedy of Errors; Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet; Lysander (2015) and Demetrius (2009) in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


Feste in Twelfth Night (Salt Lake Shakespeare, Salt Lake City, UT); Ferdinand in The Duchess of Malfi, Antiphilous of Syracuse in The Comedy Of Errors, Gerry in Dancing at Lughnasa (Babcock Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT); Sweets in Mojo, Malcom in Macbeth (Black Dog Company, Salt Lake City, UT); Jean-Michel in La Cage Aux Folles, Miss Deep South in Pageant (Egyptian Theatre, Park City, UT).


BFA in Actor Training, University of Utah.