Anthony W Johnson

Creator/Director/Choreographer/Songwriter in West Hollywood, California

Anthony W Johnson

Creator/Director/Choreographer/Songwriter in West Hollywood, California

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Creator/Director/Choreographer Anthony W. Johnson, and the force behind Ballet Magique has spent over two decades mesmerizing audiences throughout the country and the around the world with his unique and pointed artistic interpretation of form and movement.

Ballet Magique received 4 Lester Horton Award nominations including "Outstanding Achievement in Choreography" for Ballet Magique's "Ring of the Rose as well as Outstanding Achievements in Costume, Set and Lighting Design." That year his student Nobutaka Mochimaru also received Male dancer of the Year from The Beverly Hills Outlook for his performance with Ballet Magique.

Ballet Magique has has received many raves from entertainment enthusiast, corporate sponsors including dynamic accolades from Master Magician Lance Burton, Renowned illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer, The Orange County Chinese Association, and the Beverly Hills Outlook.

Anthony W Johnson shares the same birthday as the late, great Ballet Master and the father of American Ballet, George Balanchine. Throughout his illustrious career, Johnson, (Founder, Director and Choreographer of Ballet Magique), has trained and performed as a soloist for many prestigious Ballet/Modern/Opera companies throughout the United States and around the world including:

As The Director of Ballet Magique, Johnson also received a 2004 Lester Horton Award nomination for "Outstanding Achievement in Choreography" for Ballet Magique's "Ring of the Rose"; Ballet Magique received Outstanding Achievements in Costume and Lighting Design." nominations as well.

Johnson toured with Sir Paul McCartney in "Drivin' U.S.A.", and a plethora of television and film appearances including "Son of the Beach", "Hoodlum", "Skin Walker" "The World Magic Awards", "Jackson's: An American Dream" and most recently, "Black Limosine" AKA The Land of the Astronauts, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest".

In 2004, "Dance Spirit Magazine featured an article on Johnson with an interview about Lyrical Dancers in Los Angeles.