Lexi Johnston danced professionally with Charlotte Ballet from 2015-2018. She began taking ballet classes at age 6 with Longview Ballet Theatre under the direction of Pat George Mitchell in Longview, Texas. 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, Boston Ballet and Tulsa Ballet. While dancing with Charlotte Ballet, she performed in various classical and contemporary works such as Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16, Mark Diamond’s Bolero, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Sleeping Beauty, Dwight Rhoden’s The Groove, and George Balanchine’s Rubies. Lexi was also a member of Charlotte Ballet II for the 2015/2016 season.
Born in Kilgore, Texas, Lexi also was a Kilgore High School Hi-Stepper and served as Captain for two years.
Lexi’s Class Schedule:
|Monday||9:00 – 9:25 am||Pas de Two|
|Monday||10:30 – 10:55 am||Pas de Two|
|Monday||11:00 – 11:25 am||Mommy + Me|
|Wednesday||3:00 – 3:55 pm||Kinder Ballet|
|Wednesday||4:00 – 4:55 pm||Pre Ballet II|
|Wednesday||5:00 – 5:40 pm||Pre Jazz I-II|
|Thursday||3:45 – 4:10 pm||Pas de Two|
|Thursday||5:00 – 5:55 pm||Pre Ballet II|
|Thursday||6:00 – 6:40 pm||Pre Jazz I|
|Saturday||9:00 – 10:25 am||Ballet/Jazz Combo|
|Saturday||10:30 – 10:55 am||Pas de Two|
|Saturday||11:00 – 11:40 am||Petite Ballet|
|Saturday||11:45 – 12:10 pm||Pas de Two|