Miryam Johnson

Headshot of Miryam JohnsonMiryam Johnson, a Detroit based Dance Artist, is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, with degrees in Dance Performance/ Choreography and African American Studies. She grew up training with the University of Akron’s Dance Institute, Alvin’s Ailey’s “The Ailey Extension” and received multi genre dance instruction while attending performing arts public schools. Since, she’s performed as a guest artist with The Detroit Dance Collective, People Dancing, and Kristi Faulkner Dance, traveling nationally. 

Johnson’s a third year company member of Harge Dance Stories, was one of the featured dancers in John Sobczak’s book “Portraits in Motion” and is a regional teaching artist with UMS and Living Arts. Through her work as a creator and instructor, she brings focus to safe authentic movement, confidence building, improvisation, all while creating a safe space for personal and community connection in the classroom.


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