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BIO

“One of the Top 25 Dancers to Watch ” – Dance Magazine 

Ebony Williams began her career as a dancer and choreographer at a very young age. Born in Boston Massachusetts, Ebony discovered her enthusiasm for dance in all genres, doing hip-hop with the neighborhood kids while studying jazz and tap at the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts.

Exhibiting extraordinary talent with little to no ballet training. Ebony was selected to train in the Citi Dance Program. Soon after Boston Ballet recognized her talent as remarkable, therefore promoting her from the Citi Dance Program to the Boston Ballet School as a full scholarship student.

In 2005 after graduating from the Boson Conservatory with a BFA in Dance, Ebony signed a contract with the renowned Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet as the company’s first African American female dancer. Performing works by Hofesh Shechter, Crysal Pite, Alexander Ekman, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian as well as a host of others, establishing herself as an extremely versatile artist. As a 10 year member of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Ebony was featured in the movie Adjustment Bureau staring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt , So You Think You Can Dance and Ohad Naharin’s documentary Out of Focus.

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Acclaimed for both her grace and edgy, angular flair, Williams is best know as one of the two dancer’s matching Beyoncé move for move in the iconic “Single Ladies” video.