“Torsten Johnson has been astounding audiences over the past few years with performances in roles that reveal mysterious dimensions of masculinity.”

Lavender Magazine

Recent Projects

Dying City at Second Stage Theatre

Torsten just finished understudying the revival of Dying City, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, written and directed by Christopher Shinn.

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As You Like It at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

Torsten will play Oliver in As You Like It directed by Paul Mullins. Performances September 11 – 29.

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Romeo and Juliet at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

Torsten will then play Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet directed by Ian Belknap. Performances October 16 – November 17.

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Coming Up For Air

Torsten wrapped shooting on this feature film about collegiate diving in Fall 2017. Look for its New York premier in Fall 2019.



Torsten Johnson is an actor that recently moved from Minnesota to New York City. He has a deep love for classical theater, new plays, and is excited by the wealth of artistic possibilities in New York City.