P.S. 4: Scavengers - Reese Johanson
Featured Artist Evening: 12/6/2017
Reese Johanson is a producer, performing artist, writer, philanthropist and party girl. She has collaborated with musicians, performers, producers and filmmakers, writing, choreographing and performing in co-produced shows including Susan Millar Boldissar, Bremner Duthie, Ann Glaviano, Daneeta Jackson, Nari Tomessetti among others. She is a featured columnist with New Orleans’ Art + Design magazine. She was a teaching artist with KIDsmART and Upturn Arts. Most recently she founded the an arts and culture center, The Art Klub in the St. Roch neighborhood of the 8th Ward in New Orleans.
Reese Johanson graduated from the National Shakespeare Conservatory NYC, she was inspired by Joan Evans Techniques in physical theatre. In Boston she co-founded a performance series Open Faucet. In New Orleans she started an event company, Party Girl Productions, managing countless events with museums, galleries, nightclubs, hotels, newspapers, and private residents. She was a featured show host for www.nola.com, a columnist for Scat Magazine, and founded the arts non profit, Artist Inc. She was a company member of Chard Gonzalez Dance Theatre for 5 years. In San Francisco she workshopped with Mary Overly, practicing “6 Viewpoints. In 2012 Reese Johanson Collective emerged producing, UNROUTE, and award nominated shows, Flashback and THEY DON’T EAT CORN HERE, and many many more.