Clifford Williams

Dance Theatre of Harlem (2001-2003)
Complexions Contemporary Ballet: Principal (2004-2008, 2009-2012)
Compañia Nacional De Danza: Principal (2008-2009)

Clifford Williams received his dance training from the School of American Ballet, The Ailey School, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and The Juilliard School (1998-2001). He was awarded a 1998 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts award.

After dancing with the Dance Theatre of Harlem from 2001-2003, Williams joined Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Williams briefly joined Compañia Nacional De Danza, based in Madrid, Spain, before returning to Complexions as a principal dancer and then becoming an artist-in-residence.
Williams has performed works by choreographers such as William Forsythe, Nicolo Fonte, Jae Man Joo, José Limón, Lar Lubovitch, Hans van Manen, Igal Perry, Dwight Rhoden, and Mauricio Wainrot.
Williams has set numerous Dwight Rhoden works on schools and has assisted the choreographer on projects for professional companies as well as So You Think You Can Dance.

Williams’ television credits include Debbie Allen’s The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker and Flesh and Bone.



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