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Burr Johnson (dancer)


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Burr Johnson holds a BFA in dance and choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has danced for John Jasperse Projects, Helen Simoneau Danse, Kimberly Bartosik/daela, Shen Wei Dance Arts, and Christopher Williams. Burr has also worked for Marina Abramović/Givenchy, Walter Dundervill, Ryan McNamara, Yozmit, Mark Fell, Boris Charmatz, Brittany Bailey, Isabel Lewis, Nick Mauss, Peter Sellars, and Jack Ferver. His choreographic work has been presented through Movement Research, Dixon Place, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, Abrons Art Center, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, Danspace Project, New York Live Arts, and Works and Process at the Guggenheim with Reid & Harriet Design. He has guest-taught at Henrico Center for the Arts, Philadelphia University of the Arts, the University of Utah, Salem College, Goucher College, Virginia Commonwealth University, UNC Greensboro, and NYU. He attended the American Dance Festival during the summers of 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 where he performed in two reconstructions of Laura Dean's dances: Tympani (1980/2008) and Infinity (1990/2009), both reconstructed by Rodger Belman. 


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