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Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson


Phil is a visual and theatrical artist based in Portland and the program director of Coho Productions. He is a multidisciplinary artist who likes to express himself in as many art forms as possible. He identifies as a futurist and surrealist who focuses on the realities of the human condition, especially as it relates to his experience as an African American. As a technologist, Phil likes to find ways to use technology to imagine these future worlds, whether it is creating using virtual reality, binaural recordings, or new programming software that enhances the theatrical experience. As a theatrical artist, Phil is curious about the performer-spectator relationship and enjoys finding ways to deconstruct theater norms. Phil has a B.F.A. and M.A. from Ohio University. If you would like to learn more, comment using @philjohnsonlive or visit philjohnsondesignstheworld.com for more content.

Recent Portland Center Stage Credits*

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play Sound Designer
Rent Associate Director
August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean Sound Designer & Original Compositions
PROTOCOL: Episode 1 Lead Artist, Director, Writer & Sound Designer

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