Negro Unit of Ballet Theatre
Dorothy Williams was a member of the Negro Unit of Ballet Theatre. She was a part of the original cast of Agnes de Mille’s Black Ritual. Williams also performed in the original Broadway productions of Carmen Jones (1943); Run, Little Chillun (1943); Shuffle Along (1932); and Blackbirds of 1928.
Black Ritual (Obeah), American Ballet Theatre
Muriel Cook, Dorothy Williams, Maudell Bass [sic], and Lewanne Kennaro [sic] in “Black Ritual”, New York Public Library
Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War by Carol J. Oja
Dorothy Williams, Playbill
“Black Ritual” Ballet by Agnes de Mille for the Ballet Theatre, Museum of the City of New York