Blossom Johnson
Affiliated Writer
St. Paul, MN

Blossom Johnson is a Diné storyteller, playwright, teaching artist, dramaturg, and screenwriter. She is Yé'ii Dine'é Táchii'nii, and her maternal grandfather is from the Deeschíí'nii clan. Blossom has been commissioned by AlterTheatre Ensemble and has been awarded a residency with Willowtail Springs/Durango PlayFest. She is excited to make a smooth transition from theater to film narrative with the In Progress NEXUS Program in St. Paul, MN. Additionally, she has been awarded the 2022 Frist Peoples Fund Cultural Capital Fellowship, La Lengua/AlterTheater Ensemble's Decolonization Stories Commission 2022, and is proud to be a recipient of the Playwrights' Center 2022-23 Jerome Fellowship. She is a mentee in writing for animation with the Netflix Animation Foundations Program 2022. As a dramaturg, Blossom has worked with Native Voices at the Autry, UCSB Launch Pad, PlayPenn, Urbanite Theatre, New Native Theatre, and YIPAP (Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program). Blossom holds an MFA in Dramaturgy from Columbia University and a BA in Theatre from Arizona State University. A proud member of the Dramatists Guild, and the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the America's (LMDA).

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