Millicent Johnnie

Model Female Atlanta, Georgia, US
Mayhem # 810697

About Me

Career Notes

Native of Lafayette, Louisiana received both her BFA and MFA in Dance at the Florida State University.  Ms. Johnnie served on the Tulane University and Dillard University Dance Faculty located in New Orleans, Louisiana after touring as resident choreographer and rehearsal director of the Urban Bush Women in New York City.  Johnnie moved to New York City after teaching Hip Hop and Jazz movement several years as a veteran staff member of the Universal Dance Association based in Memphis, Tennessee.  Millicent co-founded the Phlava Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Company based in Tallahassee, Florida receiving a Prague International Dance Festival “Best Choreography” award and “First Place International Dance Title” for Hip Hop Choreography entitled Wrath.       

Millicent’s Choreography has been featured on Cleo Parker-Robinson Dance, The Urban Bush Women, Hubbard Street II, The Alternate Roots Cultural Tour Uprooted: The Katrina Project, ESPN, the Prince William Network, Sunshine Network and has been presented at venues such as the Danspace project Food for Thought (NYC), Dancenow/NYC Dance Harlem and Joyce Soho Series (NYC), Kennedy Center Millennium Stage (Washington D.C.), The Yard at Lincoln Center (NYC), International Association for Blacks in Dance Conference 2000, 2001, 2002 (TX, CA, D.C.),  The Houston Black Dance Festival (TX), The New Orleans Jazz Dance Project (New Orleans, LA).   

Millicent's performance and choreography career has lead her to working with noted celebrity photographers such as Lou Freeman, Saddi Khali, Dominick Gheesling Photography/ Portraits for People Photography, Austin Photography and Leo Marshal to name a few.

Millicent is represented by BlocSouth management based in Atlanta, GA.


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Credit Notes

2005 So You Think You Can Dance (Season 1)        Dancer               
2003 The Kennedy Center Performing Arts Series; UBW        Dancer/ Guest Choreographer        Prince William Network
2002 UDA National Dance Team Championships        Choreographer           
2001 Sunshine State Cheer & Dance Championships        Choreographer           
             Sunshine Network           

Live/Stage Performances
2008 Millicent Johnnie & Company National Tour        Dancer/ Choreographer/ Artistic Dir.   
             Exc. Dir. Millicent M. Johnnie   
2008 Intersections V “Uprising” Project 2050 Performance    Choreographer           
             Dir. Steven Sapp
2007 Cleo Parker Robinson Dance National Tour        Choreographer           
             Dir. Cleo Parker Robinson
2007 Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conf. - NY, NY    Dancer/ Choreographer       
             Dir. Carolyn Morris
2007 Dance Harlem Showcase- New York, NY        Choreographer           
             Dir. Valorie Bradley
2007 When the Delta Speaks Dance Concert- Tallahassee, FL    Dancer/ Choreographer/ Co-Artistic Dir.    Millicent Johnnie & Company
2006 Uprooted: The Katrina Project National Tour        Dancer/ Lead Choreographer       
             Dir. Roscoe Reddicks
2006 National Performance Arts Presenters “Art Burst”     Dancer/ Choreographer       
             Dir. M.K. Wegman
2006 Show What You Know Festival- Knoxville, TN        Dancer/ Choreographer       
             Presenter Carpet Bag Theatre
2006 Houston Black Arts Festival- Houston, TX        Dancer/ Choreographer       
             Presenter Kuumba House
2006 National Black Arts Festival- Atlanta, GA        Dancer/ Choreographer       
             Millicent Johnnie & Company
2004- 2005 Season National Basketball Association          Dancer               
             New Orleans Hornets. Inc.
2003 Escola Da Dansa Summer Showcase- Salvador, Brazil    Dancer               
             Chor. Vera Bossas
2003 The Millennium Stage- Washington D.C.        Choreographer           
             Presenter Kennedy Center
2003 Hubbard Street II International Tour            Choreographer           
             Dir. Julie Nakagawa Bottcher
2002 Urban Bush Women National Tour            Dancer/ Guest Choreographer        Dir/Chor. Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
2002 Phlava Dance Company International Tour        Dancer/ Choreographer/ Artistic Dir.   
             Exc. Dir. Lucretia Hydell
2002 Food For Thought Dance Series- New York, NY        Choreographer           
             Presenter DancSpace   
2002 Prague International Dance Festival- Prague, Czech Rep.    Dancer/ Choreographer       
             Phlava Dance Company
2001 International Association for Blacks in Dance Conference    Dancer/ Choreographer/ Artistic Dir.   
             Phlava Dance Company

Rocky Mountain News 2007                Dance Review            
            “Sincerely, Katrina Jones”   
San Antonio Current    2007                Dancer (Cover)           
            “Uprooted: The Katrina Project”
Florida State University Dance Magazine 2006        Featured Dancer (Spread)   
Tallahassee Limelight 2006       
             Dancer Photo Highlight        
             “When the Delta Speaks”
World Dance Reviews 2006                Dance Review           
             “Dirti Rok”
Newsweek “Breaking the Rules” 2005            Choreography Highlight        
             “Dirti Rok”
Dance Spirit Magazine 2005                Choreography Photo Highlight        “Dirti Rok”
Juilliard Journal 2003                     Dance Review            
             “Dirti Rok”       
Village Voice 2003                    Dance Review            
             “Spoken Once”       
Chicago Tribune 2003                Dance Review           
             “Dirti Rok”
Special Skills
House, Free Styling, Dancehall, Zydeco, Salsa, Merenge, Bachata, Rumba, Maculele, Samba, Dance Team, Cheerleading,
Universal Dance Association Veteran, Teaching Experience- Collegiate, Primary & Secondary Education, Leads Movement/Choreography Master Classes, Directing Experience, Researcher- World Dance Forms, Arts Administration Skills & Experience, Serves on various National Dance Panels



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