Stephanie Rae Williams-

Texas Ballet Theater (2006-2007)

Francesca Harper Project

Ballet Black

Complexions Contemporary Ballet – Apprentice (2009)

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Born in Utah and raised in Texas, Stephanie Williams received her early training at Dallas Dance Academy with Fiona Fairrie. Ms. Williams made her professional debut with Ben Stevenson’s Texas Ballet Theater in 2006-07, and she most recently danced as a company member with the Francesca Harper Project and Ballet Black.  Ms. Williams was an apprentice with Complexions in 2009, and has also studied during summers at The Juilliard School, Alonzo King LINES Ballet and Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy.  She was a fellowship recipient at The Ailey School, a 2006 National Foundation on the Arts award winner, a 2006 Youth America Grand Prix Finalist and a 2004 Texas Commission on the Arts Young Master.  

 

 

 

 

Links to articles, reviews etc:

http://dancemagazine.com/inside-dm/on_the_rise_stephanie_rae_williams/

http://dancetabs.com/2016/04/dance-theatre-of-harlem-divertimento-when-love-change-coming-together-new-york/

http://dancetabs.com/2014/04/dance-theatre-of-harlem-45th-anniversary-season-at-lincoln-center-new-york/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-a-black-ballerinas-path-to-success-can-teach-you-about-workplace-diversity_us_56fc395de4b0daf53aee93ce

https://whartoncenter.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/q-a-with-stephanie-williams-from-dance-theatre-of-harlem/

https://aballeteducation.com/tag/stephanie-rae-williams/

http://www.thegreenespace.org/story/278358-black-swans-dance-theatre-harlems-ingrid-silva-stephanie-rae-williams-perform-contested-spaces/

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/27/arts/dance/steps-arranged-by-women-with-history-at-dance-theater-of-harlem.html

Social Media:

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Twitter: @rae0z

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