Annie Johnson began her early training at Ballet Technique, under the direction of Julie Caprio, in Hamilton, NJ. She then attended Butler University, graduating cum laude in 2015 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance performances, as well as studying strategic communications. In the summer of 2014 she toured Eastern Europe with members of Butler Ballet to teach and perform at various schools in Poland, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. After graduation, Johnson joined American Repertory Ballet as a Trainee and became a member of ARB2 in 2017, and then was promoted to the company in 2018. Since joining ARB, Johnson has performed various roles in productions such as Kirk Peterson’s Carmen, Beauty and The Beast, and Lombardi Variations; Douglas Martin’s Rite of Spring, Pride and Prejudice, and Coppelia; Mary Barton’s Straight Up With a Twist and Troix Voix; Jose Limon’s There is a Time; Paul Taylor’s Airs; Septime Weber’s Fluctuating Hemlines; Riccardo De Nigris’ Beyond the Normal; Trey McIntyre’s Blue Until June; Amy Seiwert’s World, Interrupted; Ryoko Tanaka’s Saudade; David Fernandez’s Mexican Music; and Myrtha in ARB’s Giselle.