Kevin Johnson is an actor, singer, dancer, director and visual artist. His visual art is
signed “KJohnson”. He has worked as an actor for 40 years and a graduate from the
University of Evansville. He has worked with IRT, the Phoenix Theatre, Edyvean Theatre,
Indianapolis Civic Theatre, Soul People Repertory Theatre, Actors’ Inc., San Francisco Mime Troupe,
Intersection of the Arts in San Francisco, Indianapolis Opera Company, Footlite Musicals,
where he won an encore award for the musical Grand Hotel.
He toured Europe with the Chorale Ayers while studying in England. He has worked Summer-stock
Theatres with Cross- Roads Repertory Theatre in Terre Haute, The Weathervane Theatre in Whitefield,
New Hampshire, and Memphis Black Rep in Memphis, TN. He has also worked in film and TV.
Though he lived ten years in San Francisco he has returned to Indianapolis, his home town,
to care for his mother, who has now passed on. He is thankful for the time he had with her.
He is the son of the late- Alonzo “Pookie” Johnson an Indianapolis Jazz Legend. He had a feature
character role in the Movie film Short: “A Song for Jade” which won awards in San Francisco,
Oakland and the Los Angeles Black Film Awards. Since his return to Indianapolis, He has worked
with Asante Children’s Theatre, Freetown Village, Spotlight Players, Indy Bard, No Exit Performances.
He would like to thank Arnie Stewart for all his support, which allows him to be active in the Arts Community.
He also has 2 commercials playing one for L.S. Ayres at the Indiana History Society where he is an
employee for the Cole Porter Room and the Healing Bodies, Changing Minds exhibit.
He also has a commercial running for the St. Vincents Cancer Care.