Kayla Johnson ’22

Kayla is a theatre and chemistry major with a minor in creative writing from Kankakee, Illinois.


Slater Fellow in Acting & Performance

Creede Repertory Theatre | Creede, Colorado

Week 4:
Bop Sh’Bop, You’ll Never Stop The Terror


June 7, 2019 | Not being able to go to rehearsal was probably the hardest thing I’ve done here at Creede so far. Honestly, because everyone works at the theatre all day; it’s fun. My housing pod was empty, and so I sat in bed reminiscing about Peter, wondering, and hoping that I’d be allowed to perform with everyone […]

Week 3:
Tech Week and Previews!


May 30, 2019 | I can’t believe I’ve been here for three weeks already; time truly does fly when you’re having fun! CRT company could not be anymore impressive, supportive, and loving. When I tell you that the locals of Creede, CO are the most kind human beings on this earth, just another example of that was when the […]

Week 2:
“Getting to Know Youuu, Getting to Eat All of Your Foood”


May 23, 2019 | Rehearsals for Peter and the Starcatcher have been intense! This is Hagan (the other fellow) and I.This week has probably been one of the most tiring, overloaded, but rewarding weeks I have ever had. Rehearsals for Peter and The Star Catcher have been getting more and more intense being that the show opens next week. […]

Week 1:
Journey to the Mountains


May 17, 2019 | A long ride to the airport from Kankakee, Illinois; a jet, a private eight -seater passenger plane, and a hour and forty-minute drive from a tiny, little airport later, I finally arrived in Creede, Colorado. How could I describe such a site? Dirt roads, a sky so blue, so clean and so clear, holds bright, […]

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