Melody A. Johnson
Melody is pleased to be back at Tarragon, where she premiered her Dora nominated, Miss Caledonia, co created Mimi, A Poisoner’s Comedy, with Rick Roberts and Allen Cole, won the Dora for her work as the titular character in Morwyn Brebner’s Little Mercy’s First Murder/Tarragon-Shaw Festival, and originated roles in It’s All True and Well. Most recently she staged and performed her new work Person of Interest at the Tarragon Workspace.
Other favourite credits include: Assassins/MTC, 7 Stories/ Theatre Calgary/CanStage (Betty Mitchell award nomination), Trout Stanley/Factory Theatre, I Think I Can YPT/NAC, Our Town/Two Planks, (Merrit nomination), Blithe Spirit/Soulpepper, An Awkward Evening with Martin & Johnson with Bob Martin, (The Drowsy Chaperone).
An alumna of The Toronto Second City, Melody has also directed both the Mainstage and Touring Companies, comedyturged Chicago Second City’s #DateMe, and directed the Dora award winning One Night Only musical improv show. When not in the theatre Melody voices cartoons, teaches and directs at the Humber School of Comedy and enjoys family time. www.melodyjohnson.ca