Chane't Johnson (A'Drewana Chane't Johnson)
BiographyDallas, Texas, USA
Chane't Johnson was born A'Drewana Chane't Johnson in Dallas, Texas. Graduating with honors from Duncanville High School, Chane't was awarded a talent scholarship to Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she earned her BFA in Theatre Arts, and worked multiple seasons with the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas. She went on to achieve an MFA in Theatre Arts from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) in 2001 (awarded San Diego Fellow), the same year she was chosen for the role of Lena in the play "Boesman and Lena" written and directed by Athol Fugard. To date, it is her most cherished role. Read more... Chane't lists among her creative influences, Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Deavere Smith, Carole Burnett, Nell Carter, Morgan Freeman, Louis Gossett Jr., and her favorite comedian, Jonathan Winters. She has expanded her work into directing and producing with "Nurses Who Kill..." and "Trailerate" two web shows she launched in 2010. Chane't has two short films Texas Toast and Pony Man arriving in 2011, and is in development to direct and produce two fantasy/horror feature films, The Dark Sisters and Anomoly slated for 2012.