Jason James Johnson is a San Diego-based artist, entertainer and teacher with over twenty years of puppetry and theatre experience. He attended UC Santa Cruz, field-studying with The Puppet Company of New York City in 1999 and graduating from UCSC in 2000 with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Community Studies, focusing in Art & Social Change with a minor in Theatre. After working in several local circuses, Jason went on to become a certified Waldorf teacher.

Currently, when not writing for award-winning animated shorts (Bravest Warriors and more) or playing accordion for circuses, Jason can be found studying, performing and teaching puppet arts with the San Diego Guild of Puppetry and CoTa.