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Jason Johnson, Teaching Artist (University of Santa Cruz, BA Community Studies, focusing in Art and Social Change; Minor Theatre)
With CoTA since 2018

Jason Johnson is a local San Diego artist and teacher with over 20 years of puppetry experience. He attended UC Santa Cruz, where he completed field study with The Puppet Company of New York City in 1999, and graduated in 2000. After working in several local circuses, he went on to become a certified Waldorf teacher. Currently, when not writing award-winning animated shorts (Bravest Warriors and more) or playing accordion for circuses, Jason can be found studying, performing, and teaching puppet arts with the San Diego Guild of Puppetry and CoTA.