Artistic Director: Pat George Mitchell Executive Director: Toni Erskine

Lexi Johnston

Lexi Johnston is a member of Charlotte Ballet's First Company. She began taking ballet classes at age 6 with Longview Ballet Theatre under the direction of Pat George Mitchell. After graduating from high school, Lexi continued her studies in classical ballet and contemporary dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) under Susan Jaffe. She graduated in May 2015 with a BFA in Dance with a concentration in Ballet. At UNCSA, Lexi performed in works by George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, Susan Jaffe, Emery LeCrone, William Forsythe and Ethan Stiefel. She attended summer intensives at Jacob’s Pillow Ballet School, BalletX, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Miami City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, The School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Boston Ballet. Since joining Charlotte Ballet, she has performed in various classical and contemporary works such as Mark Diamond’s Bolero, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Sleeping Beauty, Dwight Rhoden’s The Groove and George Balanchine’s Rubies. Lexi was a member of Charlotte Ballet II for the 2015/2016 season.

Born in Kilgore, Texas, Lexi also was a Kilgore High School HighStepper and served as Captain for two years.

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