Feature: Ebony Williams

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Ebony Williams comes from Boston, Massachusetts, where she trained with the Boston Ballet from age eight through high school. She also attended the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts. She is a May 2005 graduate of the Boston Conservatory with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Williams has been a dancer for Cedarlake Contemporary Ballet, a ten year old company that has risen to the top in the eyes of the dance world, for eight seasons. The Company along with Ebony were featured in the movie Adjustment Bureau starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt in 2009. She has performed works by such choreographers as Jacopo Godani, Ohad Naharin, Hofesh Schecter, Donald Byrd, Luis Fuente and many more.

Being a versatile dancer has given her the opportunity to also work in the commercial world with artists such as Rihanna, Fergie, Ciara (Love, Sex, Magic, featuring Justin Timberlake) and Beyonce. As one of the dancers in the 2009 MTV video of the year “Single Ladies,” Williams also performed with Beyonce on her promo tour, the American Music Awards, the Today Show and Saturday Night Live and last in Beyonce’s ( Countdown video).

You can also see her on television shows such as 30 Rock, America’s got talent and SNL! If you want to read more on Ebony Williams she is also featured on the covers of Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit and nominated as top 25 dancers to watch in Pointe Magazine.

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