Ariyan Johnson received the grant from Pasadena Cultural Affairs and Commission for the March 2020 ArtNight concerning her interactive work – an African Diaspora theatrical presentation. The program utilizes an applied theatre integrated arts approach of story-telling, where the audience engages through culture and community defined and redefine within its identities, evolution and purpose by …
In January 2020, the Film Forum honoring Black Women: TrailBlazing African American Actresses and Images in Films and Ariyan Johnson was among great actresses like Pam Grier to be recognized for her work in the film Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Ariyan Johnson is the Artist-in-Residence grantee for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Ariyan Johnson is the Artist-in-Residence grantee for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs for 2015-2016, 2017-2018 and 2019-2020. View Artist-In-Residence Page: https://culturela.org/grantees/ariyan-johnson/
In 2015, Ariyan Johnson choreographed for M.E.N.D. Poverty’s Oscar Gala depicting their mission in a interactive theatrical performance.
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