Anna M Johnson
17-year-old Anna Johnson has been working on songwriting during the pandemic. Her most recent original songs have been described as haunting, and she continues to define her own unique style as a songwriter. A winner of the Write Out Loud 2021 contest for Musical Theatre Composers and Songwriters, Anna is looking forward to the release of her song “Year in Review” performed by a Broadway Alumni in early 2022. She was honoured to be selected as a Pepsi Youth Finalist for the Ship & Anchor 16th Annual Songwriting Contest in 2019 and perform at Production World Junior Songwriter Showcase at Big Valley Jamboree. A Stingray Rising Star Young Performer at the Winnipeg Folk Festival in July of 2018, she became the Youth Grand Winner of the 2018 K-Days Talent Search shortly after returning from the Folk Festival. She was a featured performer as part of “Crescendo 2018” with John Cameron Changing Lives Foundation – at the Francis Winspear Centre in Edmonton. In October Anna M Johnson was the “Young Albertan” selection for the 2017 Alberta Showcase of the Touring Arts Alliance of Alberta. The 2016 Junior Winner at Big Valley Jamboree’s – ATB Financial Homegrown Stage Competition, she was also a Youth Finalist in 2017. You can also see her performing locally at coffee shops, at the Edson Rotary Art in the Park 2018 and at the Stettler Variety Showcase in April of 2019. Anna continues to enjoy her music as well as acting in local theatre productions and participating in dance.
industry role: Artist/Band