Natasha Adorlee Johnson – Concept o4

Natasha Adorlee Johnson was born in Huntington Beach, CA and raised in Overland Park, Kansas.  She is the founder and artistic director of Concept o4.  She graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in English.  Natasha received a 2014 Isadora Duncan Dance Award for her performance with Jeremy Smith in “Two if by Sea”, choreographed by Kimi Okada.  Natasha trained with American Ballet Theatre, SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance, and was an inaugural member of Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet training program.  She has performed works by George Balanchine, Gerald Arpino, Alonzo King, Robert Moses, Yannis Adoniou, played “Snoopy” in a Charlie Brown Christmas-Live! at the San Francisco Symphony, is a former member of Robert Moses’ Kin, a guest artist with Kate Weare Company and current company member with ODC/Dance in San Francisco since 2011.  As artistic director of Concept o4, Natasha has created dance for film and live performance work which began presentation in film festivals and on stage in 2014.  She collaborates with dancers, photographers, and filmmakers alike to make original dance content and has been curating “Dancing is Fun”, a streaming online dance film festival, since 2014.  She has previously choreographed for the European Tanzsomer Fesival, Regional Dance America, and music video projects.  Natasha is also a singer and music producer with the group Saint Tiimbre and does sound scoring and engineering for her films.