Beatrice Johnson is a New York based performance producer, arts administrator, and curator. For 15 years, she has worked in the visual arts and performance fields, organizing projects with a range of multidisciplinary artists including Steve Paxton, Lucinda Childs, Pope.L, Allora & Calzadilla, Laurie Anderson, Lawrence Weiner, Papo Colo, Marcia Hafif, and Zipora Fried, among many others. She was a Curatorial Assistant at MoMA PS1; the Program Manager then Managing Director of the Clocktower Gallery; an independent curator and researcher; and most recently, a Performance Coordinator at The Museum of Modern Art, where she played a key role in the landmark exhibition Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done (2018), among other projects.
Beatrice was born and raised in Paris, France; she holds a BA in Art History and Spanish from Wellesley College, and is a candidate for an MA in Art History with an Advanced Curatorial Certificate from Hunter College. Her MA thesis focuses on the collection and conservation of postmodern dance by museums, investigating the practices of archiving, documentation, and embodied memory that characterize these acquisition efforts.