Joining us this year for a couple of days is Carrie Johnson!
As a student Carrie trained with Marilyn Baker and Tring Park gaining Bronze at The Genee International Ballet Competition and Young British Dancer of the Year Competition 2003. She has danced worldwide with Birmingham Royal Ballet, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Ballett am Rhein (soloist), New Adventures (principal) Phantom of the Opera and the Mconie Company. Most recently she danced in Disney’s ‘Nutcracker & The Four Realms’ choreographed by Liam Scarlett.
She is a graduate of the Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma 2015 (Distinction) and currently teaches at The Urdang Academy and London Studio Centre. She is a guest teacher for New Adventures and Yorke Dance Project and has taught at the Royal Academy of Dance’s Singapore, Kuala Lumpar and Battersea Summer Schools. Last year she also taught for the RAD’s prestigious Phyllis Bedell’s Bursary.
Carrie has taught workshops and classes for Yorkshire Ballet Seminars, Dance East, Tring Park, Performers College, MTA, London Junior and Senior Ballet, Staffordshire Youth Ballet and Ballet Boost. She is currently Associate Artistic Director at National Youth Ballet, having in previous years been repetiteur for Christopher Hampson’s ‘Carnival’ and Drew Mconie’s ‘Old Man of Lochnagar’.
Welcome to the team Carrie and we can’t wait to work with you!