Beginner Intermediate level class featuring a combination of modern and jazz techniques, warm up, across the floor combination, and a contemporary modern combination. Please note that there will be a videographer documenting class.
A native of Houston Texas, Timothy Johnson started dancing formal training at age 10 at Met Dance under the direction of Marlana Walsh Doyle and Michelle Smith with ballet and Jazz and modern and musical theater. From 2004-2009 Tim served as a principal dancer for Psophonia dance company Houston Tx and Lula Elzy New Orleans Dance Theater. Timothy’s commercial work credits in Texas include Six Flags Astroworld (Dancer), Super Bowl 38, Aida (Houston Grand Opera), and Texas Musical Drama (Canyon Texas). From 2009-2013 Tim moved to Portland Oregon and served as a faculty member and choreographer at Pacific University as well a company Dancer for Polaris Dance Theatre under the direction of Robert Guitron, and dancer and choreographer for Trip The Dark Dance company. He also was a local ensemble dancer and performer in the theater community and choreographed for local high school dance teams and studios in the Portland Dance community, placing in the top 3 category for 5 years of his career as an assistant coach and choreographer.
After moving to LA in October 3rd of 2014, Timothy was a faculty member of Revolution Dance Center in Montrose CA. Timothy was dancer for ODdancity’s 2016 summer performance SCALDEAD under the direction of Alex Floyd and choreographer for LA-based Independent Artist Ralphy. He is the creative Director and founder of his YouTube and Vimeo channel TJAZZJOHNSON productions. He has collaborated with cinematographer/director Brett Spivey on two short dance film projects: nice to meet you nice knowing ya, and most recently, Arrival (a dance horror). He has also collaborated with cinematographer Louie Gooey. Tim splits his time in Seattle Washington with his partner of 6 years and served as a guest dancer with Seattle-based contemporary dance company Karin Stevens Dance in March of 2017, and is a part of the work study program for Velocity Dance Center for the Arts.