A white man, Darrell Johnston, is smiling at the camera.

Darrell Johnston


Darrell Johnston, Esq., MFA, is an actor, musician, and attorney. He is an Artistic Director of the Denali Film Festival and produced various Off-Broadway projects. Some acting credits include various Shakespeare roles at the Folger Theatre in DC, television and commercial work, and he was featured in Dolly Parton’s world premiere of A Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol at the Ordway in St. Paul, MN. Darrell has instructed at UCLA, CalArts, University of South Carolina and regularly teaches at the Guthrie Theatre / University of Minnesota. His documentaries can be seen on public television as well as Oscar and Emmy-nominated websites. Darrell loves the work of Young Dance and is honored to support this organization.