Marcus Johnson


Marcus Johnson (Chicago, IL) was introduced to dance through the dance ministry at New Life Covenant Church Southeast. He later began his formal training at Hubbard Street Dance and Deeply Rooted dance Theater, where he received his most influential training under The tutelage of Nicole Clarke-Springer, and Jessica Miller-Tomlinson.


He has trained and performed with companies including Deeply Rooted Dance Theater; Hubbard Street Dance; The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago; and the Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco). Johnson has danced in popular musicals in Chicago including Testimony (Mahdi Theater Co.), and Black Nativity (Congo Square Theater Co.). Mr. Johnson is currently a freelance teaching artist in Kansas City driven by community engagement and activism.