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Tamara Johnson

Adjunct Instructor of Theatre

Office: Boswell 124
Email: [[tajohnson]]
Phone: 757-221-2683

Courses Taught

Beginning Acting, Intermediate Acting


Tamara Johnson: an award winning stage and international film actress. Theatrical performances include Off-Broadway & Regional Theatres coast to coast. Currently she’s Associate Producer of the Virginia Shakespeare Festival where she’s been a company member 10 years. VSF Performances include Romeo and Juliet, Cymbeline, Illyria, a musical 12th Night, Julius Caesar, Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, The Winter’s Tale, A Man for All Seasons, & What the Butler Saw. Regional Theatre credits: Independence – NYC, A Lie of the Mind - Cadence Theatre, Fiddler on the Roof - Virginia Repertory, Steel Magnolias - Springer Opera House, Georgia, Glass Menagerie - Rep Stage, Maryland; Legacy of Light - Virginia Rep; Lettuce and Lovage - Off Square Theatre Jackson Hole, Wyoming. International film credits: Shelter co-star w Julianne Moore, Lake Effects co-star w Jane Seymour. Where are you Bobby Browning? co-star w Matt Dallas & Cassi Thomson.  This summer Tamara attended her Chinese Theatre Premier in L.A. with Dinner with the Alchemist. TV credits: One Tree Hill, Killing Lincoln, The Wire, A Haunting, Photon, and TV pilot Young Americans. Tamara researched, wrote & produced her one-woman show In Haste, Laura Keene for which she received the Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. Production tours: New York City, Piccolo Spoleto Festival - South Carolina, Indiana, Maryland, Virginia, Texas & the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. Ms. Johnson is a member of Actors Equity, SAG-AFTRA and recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Award for Excellence.