Chris Johnston

chris johnston american shakespeare center
Actor-Manager (Music)
This Season:

Adam, Silvius in As You Like It; George Knightley in Emma; Buckingham, ghost in Richard III; and Medley in The Man of Mode.


More than 153 Roles in 97 Productions, including Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; 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; Sparkish in The Country Wife; Duarte in The Custom of the Country; 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.