Damien Johnson (Ballet)

Mr. Johnson is a Dallas, Texas native and received his early training there from Kitty Carter, Dallas Metropolitan Ballet, and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts. He then went on to study at Rock School in Pennsylvania and The School of American Ballet.

In his diverse career, he has performed with the American Repertory Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, New Chamber Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, Madison Ballet, London-based Ballet Black, and most recently The Suzanne Farrell Ballet and The Ashley Bouder Project. During his years dancing in London, Damien also maintained a busy teaching schedule at Ballet Black and several other studios in the city.

We are proud to welcome Damien to Memphis for New Ballet's Nut Remix 2018 and 2019.