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Audra Johnson



Biography

Audra Johnson (Corps de Ballet) began her training under the direction of Christine Taylor and Luba Guylaeva, and continued her studies at The New Jersey Ballet School, The Harid Conservatory, and Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education. She has danced with American Repertory Ballet and The Washington Ballet and featured in Twyla Tharp's Eight Jelly Rolls, Octet, and Nine Sinatra Songs, in works by Kirk Peterson, Susan Shields, Graham Lustig, Laurie Stallings, Harrison McEldowney, and Melissa Barak, as well as Jerome Robbins’s The Concert (Or, The Perils of Everybody). Her Balanchine repertoire includes Danses Concertantes, Gounod Symphony, Stars and Stripes, Allegro Brillante, Swan Lake, Tempo di la Valse, Episodes, Serenade, Concerto Barocco, and Divertimento from Le Baiser de la Fee. Audra joined The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2011.
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