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David Johnson


Dave Johnson is an actor, improviser, and acting and improv teacher/coach with a B.A. in drama and an M.F.A. in acting. He has taught improv and theater since 2004 for numerous clients, such as Washington Improv Theater (where he is the most senior teacher, ’04 – present), Camp Arena Stage, Washington College, Ohio University, Mount St. Mary’s University, NextStop Theatre Co., Comedy Sportz, Richmond Improv Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Coalition Theater, Unified Scene Theater and Fairfax County Public Schools (among others). An acting and improv coach since 2005, his clients have included actors, improvisers, and the improv groups onesixtyone (Washington Improv Theater’s original troupe), Press Play, The Lodge, Prettier Than You, Tiovivo, Aboulia, Oh That Baby, Commonwealth, and Boom Crunch (among others). He has been a member of many improv groups, including onesixtyone, Dr. Fantastic, Werewolf Mcbutterbone (Winner of WIT’s Tournament of the FIST), Dial M for Nasty, and Topher and Dave (among others). He has extensive acting experience in scripted productions at theaters such as The Kennedy Center, New Dramatists, Theater Alliance, Catalyst Theater Company, Center Stage, and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and continues to act in films, on stage, and in web/TV shows and commercials.