Soprano, Dana Johnson, has been a frequent soloist for performing groups on the west coast.  Her voice has been described as "first rate" by the Seattle Times and "excellent" by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 
Well regarded as a singing actress, Ms. Johnson has received accolades from the San Jose Mercury News for her “appealing, real flesh-and-blood" performance style and from the San Francisco Bay Times as "a most gratifying performer".  

Dana Johnson has worked regularly with Seattle Opera as a principal artist in both mainstage productions and Artist Outreach.  Among her mainstage credits with Seattle Opera, Ms. Johnson has sung roles from Frasquita in Carmen to Ida in Die Fledermaus.  As an Outreach performer she has had numerous roles such as Sarah in The End of the Affair, Norina in Don Pasquale, Adina in L’Elisir D’Amore, Rusalka and Salome.  In her latest appearance with Seattle Opera, she performed the role of Helen in the workshop of their newly commissioned opera, Amelia, an original work conceived and directed by Stephen Wadsworth with music composed by Daron Hagan and libretto by Gardner McFall.  Her next engagement will be Die Schleppträgerin in Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Elektra.

Ms. Johnson performed the role of Mimi in La Bohème with Tacoma Opera.  Among her other credits with the company she has sung Gretel in Hansel and Gretel and created the role of Olga in the world premiere of composer, Carol Sams’ opera, The Pied Piper of Hamelin.  Ms. Johnson has also performed in Opera San José's productions of Die Zauberflöte as Pamina, Die Lustige Witwe as Valencienne and Don Giovanni as Zerlina. 

As a principal singer, Ms. Johnson has appeared with such northwest musical organizations as the Seattle Symphony, Bellevue Philharmonic, NOISE, Sammamish Symphony, Bremerton Symphony, Opera By the Book, Concert Opera of Seattle and the University of Washington.  She has also performed for Opera America in their New Works Concert Series. 

Ms. Johnson is a regular company member of Black Box Opera Theater Ensemble, most recently performing in their original productions, Much Ado About Shakespeare and the cabaret, Sondheim, Newman and Weill.  Ms. Johnson is on the artist roster of Northwest Artists.