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Michelle Johnston
Birthday: 1964-10-04
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.
Career History
2021
The Desperate Hour as Heather
2020
Palm Springs as Nosy Neighbor
2015
Southpaw as Mrs. Doyle
2002
Chicago as Female Dancer
2000
The Replacements as Fumiko's Girl
1998
Sweet Jane as Alice
1995
Grumpier Old Men as Sears Salesperson / Chicken Polka Girl
Showgirls as Gay Carpenter
1991
Shout as Loretta
1990
A Gnome Named Gnorm as Stripper
Faith as Audition Choreographer
Opportunity Knocks as Club Singer
Dick Tracy as Dancer
1988
The In Crowd as Key Dancer
1985
A Chorus Line as Beatrice Ann 'Bebe' Benson
1983
Staying Alive as Dancer
1982
One from the Heart as Dancer (uncredited)