Sheri Johnson is an instructor of both theatre and communication on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Before coming to the college in 2010, she was a marketing manager at a children's publishing company in Minneapolis, where she wrote six children's books and provided voice-over narration for product and marketing material. She worked in Los Angeles and was a teacher and director at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, S.D. She has participated in Prairie Repertory Theatre (Brookings, S.D), Bloomington Civic Theatre (Bloomington) and Straw Hat Players (Moorhead). Sheri has been involved in more than 50 productions in various capacities.
Attending South Dakota State University, Sheri earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication Studies & Theatre and in English. She also earned her Master of Science in Communication (thesis examining Shakespearean films) and Master of Arts in English (thesis exploring Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel: Maus). She is a member of the Communication and Theatre Association of Minnesota and serves as a regional one-act play judge.
Sheri teaches public speaking, interpersonal communication, acting, intro to theatre and stage make-up. She directs play productions and enjoys traveling with the music and AFA students in theatre on M State fine arts trips, and she also serves on multiple college committees.