Johanna McKay

Years: 12

Johanna McKay (AEA, SAG, AFTRA): Circle X credits include “Love Loves a Pornographer”, “Laura Comstock’s Bag Punching Dog”, “Marley’s Ghost”, and “Henry IV, Part One”. Theater credits include work at Steppenwolf, The Goodman, Dallas Theatre Center, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Body Politic, Wisdom Bridge, The Next Theatre, National Jewish Theatre, Equity Library Theatre, and “Camp Holocaust” at The Present Company in New York. At The Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, she performed in “The Importance of Being Earnest” (Santa Barbara Independent Theatre Award) as well as the premiere of “Murder in the First” with Larry Hagman and Ted Neeley. Los Angeles theatre credits include “Elly” in “My Thing of Love” with Syzygy Theatre Company, “Teen Girl” by Justin Tanner (Ovation Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Featured Role”), “U.S. Drag” at The Furious Theatre Co., “The Book of Liz”, “American Way” and “Fill in the Blank” at The Blank Theatre as well as a number of readings for their acclaimed Monday night “Living Room Series”, also “Bad Seed” and “Come Back, Little Sheba” with Buzzworks, “Albert Hall” with the Lonestar Ensemble, “The Bloody Chamber” with Zoo District, “Heaven” and “Caprice” at Sacred Fools, “The Jack Monty Show”, “The Real Inspector Hound”, “Mary Barnes” (Dramalogue Award), “Drums in the Night” (LA Weekly Best Actress nomination) with Zoo District, “All’s Well that Ends Well” directed by David Schweizer, has appeared as “Brandy” and her sister, “Carol” in “Bob’s Holiday Office Party” and “Teen Girl” by Justin Tanner. Film/TV credits include “Mr. 3000”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Malcolm in the Middle”, “The Bernie Mac Show”, “Final Justice”, and “The Naked Trucker and T-Bone Show.” Johanna is a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University where she received the Sarah Siddons Award, and has her MFA from UCLA where she was awarded the Jack Nicholson fellowship. In addition to acting, Johanna currently works for PS Arts teaching and directing, and writes adaptations of Shakespearian plays for children which she directs at Idyllwild Fine Arts Camp each summer.

Title in Organization: Literary Associate