MILLICENT JOHNNIE | she/her (choreographer) served as Associate Artistic Director of the Brooklyn based dance company Urban Bush Women and choreographed the original Parable of the Sower workshop (New York City Opera). Off-Broadway: Ameriville, Party People (The Public Theater). Other theater credits include Zinnias: The Life of Clementine Hunter (Montclair Peak Performances), Symphony for the Dance Floor (Brooklyn Academy of Music), The Love Project (National Black Theater Festival), The Hip Hop Project (Krannert Performing Arts Center), The Shipment, We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915 (UnderMain Theater), The Burning (Contemporary Arts Center) and immersive/site responsive theater: Cry You One (Mondo Bizarro and Art Spot Productions). Johnnie directed and choreographed Rent (Ferndale Repertory Theater), West Side Story (University Kwazulu Natal, South Africa), Bamaboula: Musician’s Brew (Cleo Parker Robinson 45th Anniversary Tour), and Cubamor The Musical (Village Theater). She has received numerous awards and nominations for her work, including a United States Artist nomination for dance, the Prague International Dance Festival Award, the Times-Standard Beti’s Choice Award, the Theatre Bay Area Award, and a Vivian Robinson/Avdelco nomination for outstanding choreography. She choreographed the feature film Scary Movie 5, served as a choreographer for Disney’s Frozen: Live at the Hyperion, and more recently performed in the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in Brazil. Johnnie is a visiting assistant professor in dance at Florida State University.