CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES MASTER CLASS BY DAMIEN JOHNSON AT THE SCHOOL OF CAROLINA BALLET
Carolina Ballet is extremely pleased to welcome back guest faculty member Damien Johnson to work with the students of their affiliate ballet school, The School of Carolina Ballet, October 14th through 17th.
Mr. Johnson’s visit will culminate with an open master class on Sunday, October 17th from 1:00-2:30pm that is available to all members of the community ages 12 and up. The cost of the class is $30 ($25 for The School of Carolina Ballet Students).
Once on the Calendar, navigate to the October 17 date link in the Calendar to register.
Damien Johnson is originally from Dallas, Texas. He received his early dance training from Kitty Carter, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and The Etkin-Atkinson School of Ballet.
Johnson went on to study at The Rock School and The School of American Ballet, the official school of The New York City Ballet.
As a professional dancer, Johnson has been a member of American Repertory Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem, New Chamber Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, and London based Ballet Black where he was a principal dancer for 10 seasons. Since returning to the states in 2017, Johnson has performed with Madison Ballet, The Ashley Bouder Project, and The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.
Johnson is a sought-after teacher who is certified in the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum in Pre-Primary-Level 3 as well as classical Pilates through Power Pilates. He has taught for many companies and dance institutes including The Central School of Ballet, Rambert School, Bermuda Civic Ballet, Lake Tahoe Dance Collective, Ballet Black, and Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures.