Our vision is that young people will create the ballet of the future.

Carrie Taylor Johnson

Carrie (she/her)  trained with Marilyn Baker and Tring Park gaining Bronze at The Genee International Ballet Competition and Young British Dancer of the Year Competition 2003. She danced worldwide with Birmingham Royal Ballet, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Ballett am Rhein (soloist), New Adventures (principal) Phantom of the Opera and the Mconie Company.

She is a graduate of the Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma 2015 and has taught at a range of vocational institutions, with a permanent place at London Studio Centre. She has been a guest teacher for New Adventures and Yorke Dance Project and taught for the Royal Academy of Dance’s Phyllis Bedell’s Bursary and International Summer Schools. In past years Carrie was National Youth Ballet’s Associate Artistic Director.

Alongside teaching, Carrie gained her BSc in Psychology & Sports Science and MSc in Applied Sport Psychology. She now lectures in Performance Psychology at The Royal Ballet Upper School and for their Teacher’s Diploma course. Additionally she provides 1-2-1 psychological support to both performers and athletes, and has run group workshops for New Adventures, Yorkshire Ballet Seminars and National Youth Ballet.

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Carrie Taylor Johnson
Moving Minds Practitioner