Alysia Johnson is a dancer, writer, choreographer, arts education advocate and a recent graduate of The Juilliard School. She hails from Dallas, Texas where she attended Dallas Black Dance Theater and Booker T. Washington HSPVA before moving to New York. Ms. Johnson has had the pleasure of performing works by Robert Battle, Dwight Rhoden, Kyle Abraham, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Crystal Pite and many other admirable choreographers. Her choreography was recognized by the National Foundation of the Arts, and she holds a passion for arts education near to her heart.
In June of 2015, Alysia founded Emerging Dancers of Dallas, a program catering to young artists in the DFW area and in her companies third year they launched their very first summer intensive August 2017. She is very excited to pursue her art and is forever grateful to her family, friends, and mentors over the years for their unconditional love and support. Catch Alysia performing in your area with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago during their 41st season