ASSISTANT ACADEMY PRINCIPAL
Gabrielle Johnson was born in Palmer, Alaska and began training at the age of seven at the Anchorage Classical Ballet Academy under the direction of Michelangelo and Farah Canale.
Continuing her training, Ms. Johnson joined the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at the American ballet theatre in 2009. Ms. Johnson then joined the ABT Studio Company in September of 2011, joined the American Ballet Theatre as an apprentice in October 2011, and was then promoted to corps de ballet in May 2012.
Ms. Johnson danced for the American Ballet Theatre from 2012-2015. Following her time at ABT, she continued her career joining the corps at the Houston ballet in July of 2015, until September of 2020.
In November of 2020 Ms. Johnson began teaching pre-professional students, as well as adults, for the Houston Ballet Academy. Dedicated to instilling strong technical skill, musicality, and performance quality, Ms. Johnson is passionate about sharing her knowledge of classical ballet with the next generation of aspiring artists.