Johnnie Hobbs is a actor, director, producer and tap dancer who has offered his talents to many Philadelphia and L.A. theatre companies such as The New Freedom Theatre, Adren Theatre Company, Interact Theatre and Matrix Theatre.
A 2004 graduate of The University of the Arts (Philadelphia) with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts, Johnnie moved to L.A. to follow his passion for film and television. Since living in L.A. he has lent his comedic talents to AFI's films The Lutheran, Amber and Andre (Winning Best Actor at The Beverly Hills Short Film Festival) 9.14 Pictures mockumentary Headspace, a film produced by the creators of the critically acclaimed documentary Rock School.
Johnnie showcased his tap talent at The Showtime at The Apollo, and the Inauguration Events in Washington D.C for President Barack Obama. In August 2011, Johnnie judged and performed in The Guatemala Dance Challenge in Guatemala.
Johnnie has worked as a production assistant for TV segment shows America Now, The Amazing Race, Food Network and Showtime. He was a personal assistant under Edward Saxon, a film producer in Los Angeles (Silence of the Lambs, Adaptation, Philadelphia). In 2013, Johnnie produced, wrote, and directed Nostalgia, a short tap dance film starring Dulé Hill (The West Wing, Psych), Johnnie Hobbs, Jr. (Rocky Balboa, The Wire) Jason Samuels Smith and Chloe Arnold.