Audrey‌ ‌Johnson‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌movement‌ ‌artist‌ ‌with‌ ‌roots‌ ‌from‌ ‌Detroit,‌ MI, ‌currently‌ ‌living‌ ‌in‌ ‌Berkeley, CA.‌ She makes dance performances, teaches movement classes and workshops, writes, and currently dances with GERALDCASELDANCE.

‌Her‌ work sources black feminist metaphysics, afrofuturism, time travel, geology, and joy as embodied resilience practices and survival strategies. 

Audrey‌ ‌was‌ ‌a‌ ‌collaborator‌ ‌for three years with‌ ‌Harge Dance‌ ‌Stories‌ ‌under the artistic direction of Jennifer Harge (Detroit),‌ ‌and‌ ‌has‌ also‌ ‌worked‌ ‌with‌ ‌choreographers‌ ‌Biba‌ ‌Bell (Detroit),‌ ‌Dafi‌ ‌Altabeb (American Dance Festival),‌ ‌and‌ ‌Stephanie‌ ‌Hewett (San Francisco), among others.‌ 

‌Audrey‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌co-founder‌ ‌of‌ Collective Sweat Detroit, an organization creating opportunities for dance artists in Detroit through weekly class and artist residencies. She ‌holds‌ ‌a‌ ‌BFA‌ ‌in‌ ‌Dance‌ ‌with‌ ‌Honors‌ ‌from‌ ‌Wayne‌ ‌State‌ ‌University.‌

Audrey received her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher certification through Detroit Yoga Lab in 2017, and values yoga as another somatic practice through which we can find transformation through movement.

photo: BMBO Creations