Symara Johnson, making her HGO debut, is an Urban Bush Women company member. A Portland, Oregon native currently residing in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, she has immersed herself in interdisciplinary and choreographic studies globally. She is a recipient of the Dai Ailian Foundation Scholarship based in Trinidad and Tobago. Symara is a graduate of the Beijing Dance Academy and SUNY Purchase’s Conservatory of Dance program. She currently is a CPR 2022 AIR. Johnson has presented work throughout New York City and Germany. She has danced works by and for Kevin Wynn, Ogemdi Ude, Rena Butler, Jasmine Hearn, Hannah Garner, Nattie Trogdon+Hollis Bartlett, Slowdanger, Marion Spencer, Joanna Kotze, Netta Yerushalmy, Christoph Winkler, and more.