• Price Johnston •
Price Johnston’s career in design has spanned theatre, dance and opera in both the U.S. and abroad. With work in cities such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Moscow, Athens (Greece), London, Atlanta, St. Petersburg (Russia) and Denver, he has designed over 130 productions. His credits include the World Premiere of Jomandi Productions – Lavender Lizards Lilac Landmines: Layla’s Dream by Tony nominated playwright Ntozake Shange (14th Street Playhouse – Atlanta, GA and the 2004 National Black Theatre Festival), the Off-Broadway production of Two Rooms (Trilogy Theatre & New York), Guys & Dolls (2000 British Tour), and the World Premieres of Huckleberry Finn: The Musical, and A Southern Christmas Carol (Cotton Hall Theatre), written by award winning playwright/director Rob Lauer.
Other design credits include American Buffalo, Oh What a Lovely War, Assassins, The World Goes ‘Round, and Never Enough, choreographed by Shapiro and Smith (Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Washington DC), Company, Art, The Complete History of America Abridged (Greenshoe Theatre Company), Swamp and Gravy’s At the Depot, Georgia’s Official Folk Life Play (Cotton Hall Theatre), Clue: The Musical, The Miracle Worker, Sabrina Fair, Hamlet (1990 American College Theatre Festival Nominee), The Cornbread Man, The Exonerated, The Sting, Big Love, A Midsummer Nights Dream (Moscow Cosmos Theatre/St. Petersburg Music Hall – Russia), and the Chicago Premiere of I Sing! (Chicago Playwright Theatre). Price can also be found each year at Live Design International (LDI) as Production Manager for the LDInstitute – Broadway Training and Masters Classes.
Johnston’s recent work includes Janis Brenner’s Lost/Found/Lost (Isadora Duncan International Dance Festival – Kransnoyarsk – Russia), The 2008 Jeff Award Winning Production of 1776 (Chopin Theatre – Chicago), Passiones (Athenaeum Theatre – Chicago), Angels in America (Moss Performing Arts Center – Grand Junction), Lighting Supervisor for the International Touring Company – David Dorfman Dance: Underground and The Pee-Wee Herman Show (Club Nokia Theatre – Los Angeles).
Johnston holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Lighting Design from the University of Florida and a Bachelors Degree in Theatrical Design from Mesa State College in Colorado.