Annie Johnson began her training in her hometown of Hamilton, NJ under the direction of Julie Caprio. Throughout her early years she spent her summers studying with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and American Ballet Theatre. She continued her dance education at Butler University, graduating in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance performance, as well studying Strategic Communications. While at Butler, Annie performed in full-length ballets such as The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake while also performing original contemporary and modern works choreographed by Susan McGuire, Lesley Telford, and Derek Reid. In the summer of 2014 she toured Eastern Europe with members of Butler Ballet with the opportunity to teach and perform at various schools in Poland, Slovakia, Austria, and The Czech Repulic. After graduation, Annie joined American Repertory Ballet as a trainee and became a member of ARB II in 2017. Since joining ARB, Ms. Johnson has performed in various productions with the company including Douglas Martin’s The Nutcrackerand Rite of Spring, Kirk Peterson’s Carmen, Mary Barton’s Straight Up With A Twist, and Jose Limon’s There Is A Time. This will be her first season as an ARB company member.
With ARB: 2018
Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey