Tony Willilams Dance Company

Tony Williams Dance Company will bring its youth to our stage!

  • Date: 08/11/2017 03:30 PM
  • Location: Family Stage


Tony Williams is a dance pioneer and retired international ballet star. Williams’ dance philosophy uses the arts to The Tony Williams Dance Center was founded by local dance pioneer, Tony Williams, a charter member and former principal dancer of the Boston Ballet. His career continued with the Joffrey Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the National Ballet of Portugal, and the Norwegian National Ballet. He returned to his native Jamaica Plain to open a dance school and produce the popular Urban Nutcracker. In 2015, he founded the Tony Williams Ballet – a racially diverse company that is reflective of the changing diversity of Boston – will offer innovative and entertaining works with live music whenever possible.  Widely respected as a progressive dance educator, Williams has won the Dance Teacher Magazine Award and Wheelock Family Theater’s Wheel Award. In 2014, he founded the Tony Williams Ballet and expanded his dance school to Concord, Mass.

At the Tony Williams Dance Center, our mission is to provide quality dance instruction to a diverse urban community. We believe that quality dance builds physical and mental discipline and is also an excellent means of cultural education. We are proud to boast one of the most diverse class offerings, faculty, student and parent populations in the Greater Boston Area. We offer a graded ballet program, with many performance opportunities including The Urban Nutcracker and a yearly recital. We also provide authentic instruction in Ballet Folklorico, Hip-Hop, Salsa, Modern, Lyrical, Flamenco, Modern, Jazz and  Rhythm Tap, for children and adults.

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