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Troy Pappy Johnson

Troy “Pappy” Johnson was born and raised in Brownsville, Brooklyn until the summer of 77’. Then he and his family moved to Montclair, New Jersey where he graduated from M.H.S. The following years 81-92’ were spent at Howard University, where he received a BS in Fashion Fundamentals and the US Army where he proudly served in War Campaigns: Desert Storm/Shield to receive an Honorable Discharge. After fulfilling his obligations, he pursued a career in Theatrical/ Film Production in NYC.

He is the proud father of 3 daughters and, a devoted husband for 17 years. He is a Believer of Christ as well a Disciple of the Holy Trinity. Some of his Production Assistant credits are as follows: Dance Theatre of Harlem, Madison Square Garden, Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and New York City Ballet. Film/Video credits include: “I’m Doin Me” (Video) Fantasia , Promo Commercials for MSNBC with Spike Lee, “Wake Up”(Video) featuring John Legend and Gillette Pro-glide Face-off Challenge with Robert Townsend. BROADWAY: Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Damn Yankees, The Chairs, Showboat and Les Miserale.

He is the author of The Lighter Side of Darkness. To learn more visit Troy “Pappy” Johnson’s website


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