Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Donna Simone Johnson Signs with Tiauna Jackson Agency

Donna Simone Johnson is a vibrant and versatile actor, dancer, singer and host with years of experience in every aspect of the entertainment field. Her talents span a wide variety of disciplines and have led her under the tutelage of Debbie Allen, James Franco, James Avery and to the stages of numerous prestigious theaters around the world. If you think she looks familiar, it's probably because she is! Donna has been the face of Fresh Brothers Pizza, Burger King, Go Pros' TEN app, Kmart and many more campaigns, in music videos for Kirk Franklin, Deitrick Haddon, in a bevy of film festival favorites all over the country and can most recently be seen as one of the hosts of Bounce TVs' BRKDWN. Donna Simone Johnson began dancing and acting at an early age and since then she has become an enthralling and exciting force in the world of entertainment. She has been in the Disney productions "High School Musical" 2 and "High School Musical" 3 as well as acted in the television show "Kickin’ It" on Disney XD. Her stage credits are varied and include roles in the national tour of "High School Musical,” the inaugural production of "The Lion King" at The Pantages Theater and in Tennessee Williams' "At Liberty" and "The Inheritors," directed by the film and television star James Franco. Her training has taken her to stages throughout the creative world. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Vanguard University, followed by a Master of Arts in Dance Education from New York University and most recently received her Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts. While pursuing these prestigious degrees she continued to bring her creative talents around the world, performing in SAMSARA with Karmetik Orchestra, "Echoes of a Thousand Hills," a multi-media performance with Rwandan artist Hope Azeda and "Cloud 9," which toured through Europe, receiving rave reviews from the RiTu Festival in Liege, Belgium.


Booked: FORGOTTEN (Feature Film)
Role: Samanatha
Represented By: Michael Greenwald / ENDORSE MANAGEMENT GROUP
Casting Director: Brittani Smith
Additional Notes: LYLIANA WRAY, just turned 10 years old booked a lead role in the feature film FORGOTTEN opposite Francesca Eastwood. The film will be produced by Mike Leahy for Strike Accord and Mar Vista Films. Wray was discovered at PLAYGROUND OF DREAMS, a non-profit foundation creating after school educational art programs mentoring children and providing a safe place to dream, ignite creativity and to be inspired leaders in the community. Greenwald is also on the Board of Directors of PLAYGROUND OF DREAMS with Dash Mihok, Francis Fisher, Vassy and Founders Anna Herbert and Co-Founder Brian Larrabee. Lyliana Wray is representative by Michael Greenwald at ENDORSE MANAGEMENT GROUP.

Booking: RAY DONOVAN - Hartman Entertainment

Booked: RAY DONOVAN Episode #303 "Come and Knock on Our Door"
Role: Michelle
Represented By: Hartman Entertainment
Casting Director: John Papsidera