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Rob Johanson

Professional Residency

Years: 2019

Robert M. Johanson is a freelance performer/composer/director in New York. He is a founding member of Nature Theater of Oklahoma, and has performed with the company in a number of festivals and theaters around the world in No Dice, Poetics: a Ballet Brut, and Romeo and Juliet. Robert also composed music for and performed in Nature Theater’s opera/musical cycle Life and Times: Episodes 1-4, which won an Obie award in 2013. Robert also composed music for and appears in the films Life and Times: Episodes 7-9. Recently he has worked with Sibyl Kempson’s new theatre company Seven Daughter’s of Eve on their productions of Let Us Now Praise Susan Sontag, Public People’s Enemy, and 12 Shouts. In the fall and spring Robert will be working with Witness Relocation and Elevator Repair Service. He is a frequent teacher at the Norwegian Theatre Academy, and has directed and composed music for his own music theater pieces Life is Hard and Life is Very Hard in Norway and Estonia.

Collaborators: Dan Safer

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