Power of Collaboration
Sunday, June 12 • 10:00 - 12:00
Director of Dance, Founder/Artistic Director of Harvard Dance Project and serves on the faculty at Harvard University. Graduate, Canada’s National Ballet School; choreographs for film, television and the stage; danced in over 60 tours on 5 continents; was a soloist with the National Ballet of Canada; a principal dancer and researcher in William Forsythe’s Frankfurt Ballet; stages Forsythe’s work worldwide, including for Paris Opera Ballet, La Scala, Batsheva Dance Company, Netherlands Dance Theater, and American Ballet Theater; founding collaborator of The Movement Invention Project, NYC; choreographed work for and served on the faculty of Princeton University, Columbia University, The New School, the Juilliard School and NYU; has created 14 new dance works at Harvard. Recent collaborations: Harvard Choruses, Boston Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Dries Van Noten/Louvre Musee des Arts Decoratif, Eve Ensler, American Repertory Theater, and Sadler’s Wells Theater in London. Johnson has garnered worldwide critical acclaim as a co-collaborator and featured performer in William Forsythe’s new full-length work A Quiet Evening of Dance which premiered at Sadler’s Well’s and the Melbourne International Arts Festival in October, 2018, and has been on an international tour with the production since that time. QED recently received the National Dance Prize in the UK.