Foster Johns is from New Orleans, LA, holds a B.A. in Theater and English from Boston College, and an MFA in Voice Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Since first moving to the twin cities on 2009, he has performed with truly amazing companies such as Theatre in the Round Players, Workhouse Theater, The Flowershop Project, Night Path Theatre, Brazen Theatre, Dovetail Productions, Classical Actor's Ensemble, and Jon Ferguson's theater company. In addition to performing, he has had the privilege to serve as dialect coach to companies such as Minnesota Jewish Theater, Chain Reaction Theater Project, Theater Latte Da, as well as a private coach to a variety of talented performers in the twin cities.
EXPERIENCE Twin Cities: All's Well That Ends Well Lavatch Theater in the Round Players But Not For Love Ephram Workhouse Theater/Flower Shop Poject Three Sisters Baron Tuzenbach Nightpath Theater The King is Dead Ensemble Jon Ferguson Theater Co. Jeffrey Darius Brazen Theatre Vampire Lesbians of Sodom Etienne/Bobby Brazen Theatre Tis Pity She’s A Whore Banditto/Officer Classical Actors Ensemble The Lady In Question Karel Freiser Brazen Theatre People’s History of Love Ugh/Happy/Phillip/Steve MN Fringe Festival Boston: Essential Self Defense Isaak Glinka Gurnet Theatre Project Metamorphoses Understudy Boston Actor’s Theater Nero’s Favorites Homeless Man/T.J./Waiter Bentley Workshop As You Like It Corin Gurnet Theatre Project Dog Sees God Van Gurnet Theatre Project The Imaginary Invalid Toinette Sporadic Evolution Caught With His Trance Down Max Harvard French Farce Fest. New Orleans: The Merchant of Venice Balthazar Shakespeare Fest. at Tulane Macbeth Angus Shakespeare Fest. at Tulane Richard III Tressel/Earl of Oxford Shakeapeare Fest. at Tulane Much Ado About Nothing Claudio Shakespeare Fest. at Tulane A Midsummer Night's Dream Peter Quince Shakespeare Festival at Tulane West Side Story A-rab Rivertown Repertory Theater UNIVERSITY THEATER Keely and Du Walter Boston College Theater Dept. Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter B.C. Children’s Theater Anything Goes The Captain Boston College Theater Dept. Arcadia Ezra Chater Boston College Theater Dept. The Crucible* Danforth Boston College Theater Dept. The Who's Tommy Cousin Kevin B.C. Dramatics Society Suburbia Buff B.C. Contemporary Theater Love! Valour! Compassion! Bobby B.C. Dramatics Society The Zoo Story Jerry B.C. Theater in the Garden The Good Person of Setzuan Third God Boston College Theater Dept. *- KCACTF Nomination and Semifinalist SPECIAL TALENTS Dialects: British RP, Cockney, Yorkshire, American Deep South, American Southern, Russian, German Other: Singing (Tenor/Baritone), Impersonations, Fishing, Licensed Driver, Tambourine EDUCATION Boston College Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts and English TRAINING The Internship at the Shakespeare Festival at Tulane Performance Intern Training in Fight Choreography, The Folio, Text Analysis, Movement, Voice, and Acting The Second City Improvisation for Actors Instructor: Bina Martin Guthrie Theater Ongoing Scene Study Instructors: Candace Barrett Birk, Raye Birk (The Actor’s Workout; Current Study) AWARDS