Marty Johnson is currently the Artistic Director for iTheatrics, a New York-based company that specializes in musical theatre educational programs for students, teachers, and schools. Specifically, he develops materials for all of Music Theatre International’s educational programs, including the TYA, School Edition, Broadway Junior and Kids Collection series. Previously, Marty served as the Director of Education at North Shore Music Theatre, where he created the company’s first school touring program and the award-winning Youth Performance Academy. Before that, he was the Director of Education at Virginia Stage Company and the Director of Drama/Theatre for Youth at Karamu House. Marty is the former Chair of the Professional Network for the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, and received an MFA in Theatre for Youth from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.