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Michelle Johnston

Michelle Johnston, a highly sought-after director, choreographer, and movement coach, has over 20 years of experience in the business. In front of the camera or behind it, Michelle always brings her experience and expertise to the table. Michelle’s latest directorial work is the Nickelodeon made-for-TV movie, “Blurt”, starring Jace Norman and JoJo Siwa. She also recently directed and produced the 2016 film, “A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits” for Freeform and Disney Channel. Her work as a choreographer can be seen on television in such shows as “Castle”, “Mistresses”, “Parks & Recreation”, “American Dreams”, and “Mad Men”, and in films like “A Cinderella Story”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, and “Gangster Squad”. Michelle has also worked with such stars as Jane Krakowski, Keanu Reeves, Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Demi Moore, and John Travolta to name a few. Michelle served as choreographer on Madonna’s “Who’s That Girl” World Tour and segments of the “Girlie Show” World Tour which took her career to a whole new level. She has worked with artists like Alicia Keys, Ritchie Sambora, Lil’ Kim, Hillary Duff, and Kelly Rowland. Michelle has also been in demand in the Broadway scene, working with Oscar nominated actress, Lesley Ann Warren in “Dream” as well as touring with the Tony Award winning show, “Fosse” in one of the lead roles. Michelle continues to find new and exciting venues in which to develop and showcase her broad scope of talent.

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Oct 4, 1964 In California, - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie One from the Heart 1982-02-11
Latest Project:
Movie Palm Springs 2020-07-10
Known For
Poster of Southpaw
Poster of Chicago
Poster of The Replacements
Poster of California Casanova
Movie Palm Springs Nosy Neighbor 2020-07-10
Movie Southpaw Mrs. Doyle 2015-03-24
Series American Dreams Unknown 2002-09-29
Movie Chicago Female Dancer 2002-12-10
Movie The Replacements Fumiko's Girl 2000-08-11
Movie Sweet Jane Alice 1998-02-01
Movie Showgirls Gay Carpenter 1995-09-22
Movie Grumpier Old Men Sears Salesperson / Chicken Polka Girl 1995-12-22
Movie California Casanova Laura 1991-01-01
Movie Shout Loretta 1991-10-04
Movie Dick Tracy Dancer 1990-04-05
Movie A Gnome Named Gnorm Stripper 1990-01-17
Movie Faith Audition Choreographer 1990-01-01
Movie Opportunity Knocks Club Singer 1990-03-30
Movie The In Crowd Dancer 1988-02-01
Movie A Chorus Line Beatrice Ann 'Bebe' Benson 1985-12-10
Movie Staying Alive Dancer 1983-07-11
Movie One from the Heart Dancer (uncredited) 1982-02-11