Michael Peter Johnson is an independent creative producer and event manager specialising in contemporary dance, fashion, art and film.
Michael incorporates collaboration across his creative practices. Some of his recent work has included assisting choreographer Joe Moran (Dance Art Ltd) on casting and managing high profile fashion shows. Michael works alongside his contemporaries in producing new dance shows and events. In 2017 he worked at Sadler’s Wells in the Producing and Touring department, helping produce and tour international choreographers such as Carlos Acosta and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Recent dance works include, ACT 2018, (Mathieu Geffré Dance), Icarus 2016 (Adaire to Dance), Fall Apart 2015 (Lindy Nisngo) and Salon Outré (2015) Michael also manages and represents London based fine artist Nick Hall.
He has extensive experience in arts management and is skilled in festival management, arts administration and producing dance and live art. In 2015 he was the Dance Manager for Dancing Makes Me Joyful exhibition held at the 56th Venice Biennale. He currently works for festivals at the Southbank Centre, Dance Umbrella Festival and Sheffield Documentary Festival.
Michael is the founder Editor and Creative Director of Mode & Motion – an archive and creative direction agency based in London. He briefly studied Fashion Journalism at the London College of Fashion – University of Arts in London.
In 2008 Michael graduated from the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance with a first class BA Hons. Whilst at Rambert School, he worked with Kerry Nicholls (Random Dance), Robert Cohan OBE (LCDT), Mark Baldwin, (Rambert Dance Company). He was influenced by choreographers and dance mentors such as, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Charlotte Kirkpatrick, Darren Ellis, Julie Cunningham and Tiia Ourilla. As a dancer and performer Michael has worked with many choreographers and companies internationally including, Wayne Mcgregor/Random Dance (Big Dance 2012) Adaire to Dance, Lea Anderson & Gary Clarke (Games Time) Tom Dale, Katherine Hollinson, Ascendance Rep, RODA, Hinged Dance Co, The Typewriters and Joseph Mercier.
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