Mercyhurst University

Nathaniel Johnson

Adjunct Faculty


(814) 824-2256

Nathaniel Johnson has over thirteen years of experience in all dance disciplines and has received many accolades and much support from the Erie community for his work and insight as an instructor. He attended Du Pont Manuel High/Youth Performing Arts School in Louisville, KY.  He was granted a four-year scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University where he received his education in Performing Arts with an emphasis in dance.  

Mr. Johnson relocated to Erie, PA in 1992 and became Head of the Jazz Department at Long’s School of Dance where he served until 2001.  He has been an instructor for the SPAVA Dance Association at Central High School and taught master classes in jazz at various private schools and colleges.  Mr. Johnson’s hard work, creative choreography, polished technique and outgoing personality allow him to connect and provide his students with the skills and technique needed to succeed as a young aspiring dancers and respectful human beings.