Pam Johnson is a choreographer with a long list of credits in dance, theatre, opera, and film. Her choreography has appeared in Dances for a Small Stage, Dance Matters series, fFida, Square Zero, theatre and film productions, and on bicycles, trapezes, and in anti-war events. She has produced her own work including Brother, Can you Spare a Dime? and Dance is a Weapon, as well as the work of other creators. She has created work for performance artist Phillip Barker, actor/playwright Diane Flacks, Flightworks Dance Company, Kid in the Hall Bruce McCullough, the McMaster Dancers, composer John Oswald, and taiko drummers Raging Asian Women.
Johnson is a founding member of High Xposure: Rock Climbing Dance Theatre, and dance buskers Bo Mon 7 Pagolac. As a director, her credits include the Canadian premiere of plays Marx in Soho and A Tribute to Howard Zinn. Her film credits include features Zero Patience and Million Dollar Babies, and work on many independent films. She has toured the world as an actor/dancer with the acclaimed Canadian Opera Company production Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung, directed by Robert LePage. In 2017, she received the Mayworks Award for Labour Arts for her political art work. She is the recipient of numerous grants from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.