Michelle Johnston

Michelle Johnston

  • Birthday: 1964-10-04
  • Place of birth: California, USA
  • Also know as: Michelle Johnson

Biography

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.

Filmography

The Desperate Hour

2021

As Heather

A Chorus Line

1985

As Beatrice Ann 'Bebe' Benson

A Gnome Named Gnorm

1990

As Stripper

Sweet Jane

1998

As Alice

Grumpier Old Men

1995

As Sears Salesperson / Chicken Polka Girl

Faith

1990

As Audition Choreographer

California Casanova

1991

As Laura

Opportunity Knocks

1990

As Club Singer

One from the Heart

1982

As Dancer (uncredited)

The In Crowd

1988

As Key Dancer

Shout

1991

As Loretta

Palm Springs

2020

As Nosy Neighbor

Showgirls

1995

As Gay Carpenter

The Replacements

2000

As Fumiko's Girl

Southpaw

2015

As Mrs. Doyle

Staying Alive

1983

As Dancer

Chicago

2002

As Female Dancer

Dick Tracy

1990

As Dancer

Production

The Break-Up

2006

As Choreographer

Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure

2011

As Choreographer

The Odd Couple II

1998

As Choreographer

Blurt!

2018

As Director

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