Marquez Johnson

altMarquez Johnson graduated in December of 2008 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance and Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Arizona. After graduating, he decided to go back to school to achieve his teaching certification in Secondary Education. He was a SYTYCD contestant in Season 6 where he made it to Vegas Week, and he was the former president of the Tucson based hip-hop group Culture Rhythm.

As well, he has performed with many groups in and around the Tucson community. Currently, Marquez is one of the dance teachers at Flowing Wells High School while directing the Pulse Dance Company, and performs with Artifact Dance Project. After many performances with Creative Dance Arts, Marquez is excited to be a part of this studio where he hopes to spread the love and joy of dance to many aspiring dancers.


“My daughter has danced at CDA for 5 years and she absolutely loves it.The teachers truly care about the kids and work hard to see them rise to their full potential.”