• Quotes

  • “Sophie, played by Kyra Belle Johnson, quickly won our hearts with her mischievous determination to discover who her real father is while at the same displaying her incredible pipes.”

    Sophie, Mamma Mia! - January 28, 2016 - USC Daily Trojan

  • "We have watched Kyra grow from toddlerhood to the beautiful, ultra-talented young woman who illuminates these videos. Hard to imagine these accomplished performances are just the beginnings of a brilliant career!"

    Avenue Q - February 2015 - Roland Summit

  • “Those familiar with Johnson’s voice will hear her before they see her. As always, the talented singer/dancer/actress delights the audience and, in the character of Fiona, proves herself a formidable match for a fed-up Shrek.”

    Adult Fiona, Shrek - Palos Verdes Peninsula News - April 23, 2014 - Annie Lubinsky

  • "Kyra! Once again I was left breathless by your performance. Your puppet made me laugh til I cried, and even cry for real! You have such a gift. Until you find "your purpose", may I suggest a long, long career in musical theater? What a thrill it must have been to have Jeff Marx watch you all bring his words to life! The entire cast did a wonderful job! I can't decide if this is my favorite so far, but it's close!"

    Avenue Q - November 16, 2014 - Dolores Philbin

  • “Kyra Johnson’s smooth, clear voice and expressive face give her portrayal of Elle a palpable determination, self-assurance and freshness. Having played the title roles in “Annie” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at the Norris Theatre, Johnson seems the go-to girl for conjuring defiant young women fighting for their dreams.”

    Elle, Legally Blonde - Palos Verdes Peninsula News - April 18, 2013 - Annie Lubinsky

  • “Michael Betts, Director, said the students are “crazy talented – someone like Kyra, who’s just preternaturally talented. Reno Sweeney is the Beyonce of now. “

    Reno Sweeny, Anything Goes - Palos Verdes Peninsula News - October 17, 2013 - Annie Lubinsky

  • “Director, Jon Engstrom, heard Kyra sing, he says, he knew the part was hers. “…I heard that voice and was like “that’s it.” Not only did she have the voice, but she is also savvy actress, she brings a lot to the table. You don’t’ have to spoon-feed her. She has good instincts”.

    Annie, Annie - Daily Breeze - July 8, 2011 - Stephanie Cary