Jef Johnson


Jef Johnson is a principal clown in the international touring company of Slava’s Snowshow.  As Clown, he has also toured with Cirque du Soleil.  Jef has more than 20 years of experience working in a wide range of physical styles.

His approach is rooted in subjective expression, physical expression of condition through impulse and reflex.  He has studied corporeal expression from disciples of Grotowski, Suzuki, Marceau, Decroux, Lecoq, Meyerhold, M. Chekhov, Vakhtangov.

He has been commissioned for Master Classes, Lectures and Workshops in Acting, Theory, Character, Mask, Creative Play, Improvisation, and Clown for numerous theatre companies and universities, including Cirque du Soleil, New York Clown Theatre Festival, Camp Broadway, Slava’s Snowshow, University of Houston, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, University of Minnesota, Empire State College and NYU.

(Bio taken from Jef’s Website)

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