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Jim Johnson


Jim Johnson teaches voice and speech at the University of Houston. Born and raised in Newell, Iowa, a largely Danish community of only about 900, in northwest Iowa. At 18, attended a small college 12 miles away from Newell, where he studied theatre. At age 22, Jim moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he attended graduate school for theatre, receiving an MFA in acting. He spent 10 years in Chicago, and currently resides in Houston, Texas.