Anthony W. Johnson is the creator and holds the registered trademark(s) for Ballet Magique. An entertainment company fuses Dance, Magic, Music, Theatre, and Wushu into dynamic performances. Ballet Magique also received accolades from around the globe. "Ballet Magique's Ring of the Rose" also gained several Lester Horton Award nominations for "Outstanding Achievement in Choreography," Costume and Lighting Design." Ballet Magique's next production is a riveting and slick musical about Leonardo da Vinci's legendary life, art, and creations. Johnson is also the founder of Laughing Man on Fire Productions, where he creates and produces innovative content for all genres. A proud member of both The Dramatist Guild and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Johnson was a ballet soloist with The Chicago Lyric Opera, performing in Operas like "Aida" and "The Ghost of Versailles." Johnson toured with legendary Sir Paul McCartney's "Drivin' U.S.A." and was on contract to sing and dance for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, American Entertainment, and Bush Gardens. A brief collection of Johnson's accomplishments and performances as both a dancer and actor include leading roles in The Prodigal Son, Afternoon of a Faun, The Rite of Spring, Giselle, Petruska, Sleeping Beauty, Faust, Swan Lake, Concerto in "C," Concerto in "F" and of course, The Nutcracker. Other Musicals include "Marat/Sade," "Dreamgirls," and "Randy Newman's Faust." Johnson was nominated Best Actor for his role as "Tommy Gomez in "Me and Ms. D" (the story of Tommy Gomez and the legendary Katherine Dunham) at The Black Ensemble Theatre of Chicago. Johnson played several prominent roles at the Ensemble as an actor. Television and film appearances include "Son of the Beach," "Hoodlum," "Skin Walker," "The World Magic Awards," "Jackson's: An American Dream," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and "Black Limousine." He has created a science-fiction fantasy television series called "C," based on his book, which he plans to publish in 2021. Johnson's parlay into independent feature films includes his dual role as both screenplay writer and creative producer and director for the thriller "VODUN," which has also been optioned by Samaco Films, LLC. Presently Johnson is directing and producing his film "ALEXIS COLETTE." Johnson will also direct the thriller "BLOOD , SEX & ROCK'N' ROLL."