ALYSIA JOHNSON (Alysia/she/her, Dallas, TX) first found dance at Dallas Black Dance Theatre and later went on to graduate from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts where she studied ballet, modern, and composition. A graduate of The Juilliard School and a two-time recipient of Juilliard’s Entrepreneurship Grant, she has served the Dallas dance community by founding and directing programs that cater to young artists in the DFW metroplex since 2015. Recently, Alysia was awarded the Princess Grace Honoraria Award for Dance and she is endlessly thankful for the dance community at large for their support and unmatched creativity.