Janne Aasebø Johnsen is a children’s book author, teacher and screenwriter. In Kulturhjerte, she writes the story and the songs in the show based on ideas and input from all the performers. Janne is a trained assistant teacher and through her years as a teacher at Søre Ål school, she has instilled a love of reading and writing in hundreds of children.

When Janne is not writing books and scripts, she works at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences in Lillehammer.