Creative Director & Producer
Jennifer Jancuska is an American choreographer noted for her narrative and physical approach to theatre. She is currently working with The Public Theater, Camille A. Brown and Daniel Aukin for FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE as Associate Choreographer. This season she also joined Lawrence Arancio for CAP21's production of RENT (Choreographer), Lillian King for New London Barn Playhouse's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Choreographer), Vincent Marini for Flat Rock Playhouse's MISS SAIGON (Choreographer), and with producer, Justin Nichols in collaboration with composers Ty Defoe and Tidtaya Sinutoke. Throughout the 2013 - 2014 season, Jennifer has also worked with Andy Blankenbuehler (ONLY GOLD), Michael Heiztman, Nick Blaemire and the Lucille Lortel Foundation as Choreographer for the annual live awards show, and with Vincent Marini, Richard Hinds and Flat Rock Playhouse on COTTON PATCH GOSPEL (Choreographer), EVITA (Associate Director/Choreographer), LES MISERABLES (Choreographer), the re-imagined, sold-out production of CATS (Choreographer, Associate Director), and LOST HIGHWAY (Choreographer, Associate Director).
Recent work also includes choreography for ZELDA: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY with Andy Blankenbuehler, Frank Wildhorn, Jack Murphy and Vincent Marini, associate director/choreographer at The Royal George Theatre, Trinity Repertory Theatre and the Merrimack Theatre, lead flyer and assistant choreographer for Phish at Madison Square Garden, as well as choreographer and master teacher for studios and universities including the Shanghai Theatre Academy, University of the Arts, PACE University, College of Charleston and Broadway Dance Center. A graduate of Cornell University, Jennifer is also the co-founder of Broadway Connection, a national and international arts education organization and the creative director and producer of BC Beat.
Broadway: Hands on a Hardbody. Off-Broadway: Too Much, Too Much, Too Many (Roundabout), Athol Fugard’s The Train Driver (Signature Theatre), Antony & Cleopatra (Public Theatre), SITI Company’s Trojan Women (BAM). Regional: World Premiere of A Little More Alive (Kansas City Rep), World Premiere of Hands on a Hardbody (La Jolla Playhouse), The Revenger’s Tragedy, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (La Jolla Playhouse/ UC San Diego), Fiddler on the Roof, Rumors (St Michael’s Playhouse). International: Continuum: beyond the killing fields (Brazil Tour), Peter Pan (London).
Sound Design and DJ
The mission is to get you on the floor to dance on top of your obstacles. Theater- Rent (Broadway), Angel. Rent (Off-Broadway), Roger. Recording artist with bands 'JSTN' and 'Romero and Johnston.' Twitter- Johnstonation. Facebook- Jstnmusic. Soundcloud- Johnstonmusic.