Rasean Davonte Johnson

is a video artist and designer of projections for theatre, film, and installations. He received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama in Design as a student in the projection program, and has lectured at Yale University, Syracuse University, Boston University, The Theatre School at Depaul, and the Ohio State University.

He is the recipient of the 2018 Michael Maggio Emerging Designer award and a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.

Current & Upcoming Projects

Ms. Blakk for President projection designer dir Tina Landau, Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Chicago│May)

Indecent projection designer dir Shana Cooper, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR│July)

Frankenstein scenic and projection designer dir Drew Dir, Manual Cinema│Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh│August)

The Great Leap projection designer dir Jesca Prudencio, Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Chicago│September)

The Brothers Size projection designer dir Monty Cole, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (Chicago│October)

Freedom Ride projection designer dir Tazewell Thompson, Chicago Opera Theatre (Chicago│February)