Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC

Johnnie Cruise Mercer is a BFA graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance and Choreography. As a performance artist, Mr. Mercer has professionally collaborated with Antonio Brown, Edisa Weeks, Monstah Black within his recent production Hyperbolic, yon Tande (Whitney Hunter), André  Zachery with Renegade Performance Group, and, most recently, in Ishmael Houston-Jones and Miguel Gutierrez’s reimagining of John Bernd’s past work in Danspace Project’s ’ Platform 2016: Lost & Found. He is also a current company member of Dance Theater X led by Charles O. Anderson. As a choreographer, Mr. Mercer’s work has been presented at the Center for Performance Research, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!), The Dance Place, Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, St. Mark’s Church-In-The-Bowery, The Marlene Boll Theatre in Detroit, and at various festivals. Mr. Mercer, the artistic director of TheREDprojectNYC, is a 2016-2017 92Y Harkness Dance Center Artist in Residence.

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 20, 2017