Johnnie Walker is a playwright, performer, and director. He was the recipient of the 2010 SummerWorks Emerging Artist Award for his work on Redheaded Stepchild, which he has performed in Toronto, Victoria, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, and New York City. Johnnie is the founder and co-artistic producer of Nobody’s Business Theatre with Morgan Norwich, and they have been creating new work in Toronto since 2005. Johnnie’s plays include Scheherazade, The Other Three Sisters, and Muhammad of Yorkville. He wrote 8 Girls Without Boyfriends with Courtney J. Walker and both A Maude-Lynne Evening and An Especially Maude-Lynne Xmas with Morgan Norwich.
Johnnie is also a producer, journalist, and nightclub DJ and has hosted dozens of burlesque shows. He is currently in post-production for his first short film, Saturn Devours, and is developing a new play with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.