Anastasia Johnson is a dance artist, teacher, and choreographer born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. After receiving her B.A in Dance along with a PreK-12 Virginia Teaching Licensure in Dance Arts from James Madison University in 2017, Johnson relocated to Maryland to further her artistry in the DMV area. Currently, she holds the title as Energizers Afterschool Club Manager and Teaching Artist at Dance Place in Washington, DC, as well as, a Dance Teacher at MacArthur Middle School in Anne Arundel County. Since relocating, Johnson has performed with companies and artists such as, Choreographers Collaboration Project, VT Dance Company, Extreme Lengths Production, Rachel Luebbert, Juanita Dance Company, Contra-Tiempo, and Coyaba Dance Company. Recently, Johnson has been developing her own dance company called A.J. Collabs, who has already had the opportunity to perform at the 2019 Small Plates Festival, Works In Progress Showing, Ascending Choreographer’s Festival, and Coalescence: A Visual and Performing Arts Showing.