Co-Designer of Projections
Rasean Davonté Johnson
United States



Rasean Davonté Johnson is making his HGO debut. He is a video artist and designer of projections, scenery, and sound for theater, film, and installations. His theater work includes collaborations with numerous institutions, including Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Manual Cinema, Chicago Opera Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Group, MASSMoCA, ArtsEmerson, Huntington Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Yale Opera, Yale Cabaret, Yale Summer Cabaret, Long Wharf Theatre, Hartford Stage, The McCarter Theatre Center, Everyman Theatre, The Studio Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Alliance Theatre, The Ningbo Song and Dance Company, Teatro Vista, Timeline Theatre Company, The Hypocrites, Porchlight Music Theatre, Halcyon Theatre, Redtwist Theatre, and many more. Based in Chicago, his practice eightinfinitystudio specializes in design, video engineering, consultation, and content creation for the performing arts. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree in design from the Yale School of Drama and has lectured at Yale University, Columbia College Chicago, Syracuse University, Boston University, The Theatre School at Depaul, and the Ohio State University.