Shauna Johannesen


I'm a writer, director, actor and playwright from Edmonton Alberta who now lives and works in Vancouver. I have a BA in English and Theatre from Calvin College in Michigan, and an MA in English Language and Culture from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.

My plays have been produced across Western Canada, my short films "Bedbugs: A Musical Love Story" (writer, actor) and "Trying" (writer director) have won awards on the festival circuit while opening doors for my upcoming feature "Common Grace."

  • Area(s) of Interest: Writers; Directors; Actors
  • Current Profession: Writer, Director, Actor, Playwright
  • Company/Employer: Self
  • Work References or Credits:

    I have written 3 produced shows:

    "Surprise." was produced by Women at Play(s) 3 in Vancouver, as well as Nextfest and the Kaleido Family Arts Festival in Edmonton.

    "Charades" was produced by the Ignite! Festival in Calgary and "Deadley" recently premiered at the Vancouver 2010 Fringe Festival.

    I also have 10 years experience acting on stage and screen.

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