Michelle Johnston

Michelle Johnston

  • Born on
    • October 4th, 1964
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.


Acting (15 Credits)

2020Palm Springs as Nosy Neighbor
2015Southpaw as Mrs. Doyle
2002Chicago as Female Dancer
2000The Replacements as Fumiko's Girl
1998Sweet Jane as Alice
1995Grumpier Old Men as Sears Salesperson / Chicken Polka Girl
1995Showgirls as Gay Carpenter
1991Shout as Loretta
1990A Gnome Named Gnorm as Stripper
1990Opportunity Knocks as Club Singer
1990Dick Tracy as Dancer
1988The in Crowd as Dancer
1985A Chorus Line as Beatrice Ann 'Bebe' Benson
1983Staying Alive as Dancer
1981One from the Heart as Dancer (uncredited)

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