Alan Johnson has appeared numerous times at the Old Log Theater in Excelsior, MN., the longest continuously running Equity Theatre in the country. He received his training at the University of Minnesota and was part of the inaugural season of the Indiana Repertory Theatre. While he was studying at the U, he played the lead role in Borstal Boy, directed by the Abby Theater’s Tomas MacAnna. During his years in Los Angeles he was Managing Director of Actors Co-op Theatre Company where he appeared in numerous productions including Becoming Memories, Into the Woods, Pack of Lies, and Light Up The Sky.
Alan has also directed numerous award-winning productions including The 1940’s Radio Hour for which he received the LA Drama Critic’s Circle Award for direction. He was part of the ensemble of Beyond the Fringe directed by Paxton Whitehead at the LA Theater Center and has appeared in numerous television shows including Night Court, The Young & The Restless, Spiderman, and ER. Film appearances include The Babe with John Goodman, Heat Wave with Blair Underwood, and Thin Ice with Greg Kinnear and Alan Arkin.
When not acting or directing, Alan travels across across the country performing his one-man comedy juggling act.