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Tony Williams was the 2011 Dance Teacher Magazine “Dance Teacher of the Year”

En Español: Tony Williams fue el 2011 Dance Teacher Magazine “Dance Teacher of the Year”

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Review of Tony Williams’ original rock ballet, Life: In Color by the Sleepless Critic

David Bowie, Prince, and the Rolling Stones are just a few of the innovative artists that made a profound impact on rock and roll.  Paying tribute to some of the biggest rock and roll talent through ballet, Tony Williams Ballet Company presents rock ballad, Life: In Color, which explores memorable music over the past 60 years on Thursday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26.  Performances will be held at the Oberon Theatre, conveniently located in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Click here for more information and tickets.

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Tony Williams grew up in Jamaica Plain in the 1950s and 1960s and returned to start the Tony Williams Dance Center, now one of the JPNDC’s anchor tenants at The Brewery. In between, he traveled the world as a principal dancer for the Boston Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet and other major dance companies. We’re talking to Tony today about his roots as a “project kid,” his path to acclaim, and his mission to help urban kids move from a passion for dance to professional success. Read More

Boston Parent Paper 2017

Tony Williams Dance Center was featured as the Top Five Hip Hop Classes of 2017

Tony Williams Dance Center was featured as the Top Five Tap Classes of 2017

Tony Williams Dance Center was featured as the Top Five Dance & Ballet Summer camps of 2017

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Tony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker presented by Tony Williams Dance Center was featured among the top nominees for 2015 Nutcracker of the year by GoldStar.

2013 Gold medal

Tony Williams Dance Center was featured as the Top Five Hip Hop Classes of 2016

Tony Williams Dance Center was featured as the Top Five Jazz Classes of 2016

Tony Williams Dance Center was featured as the Top Five Boston Dance Studios of 2016!

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Tony Williams was a guest speaker at TedXJamaicaPlain in its inaugural event in 2015.

Wheel Award 2008

Tony Williams was the 2008 Wheel Award recipient along-side Jacques D’Amboise. Presented by Wheelock Family Theater.

En Español: Tony Williams fue el 2008 recipiente del Wheel Award junto con Jacques D’Amboise. Presentado por el teatro de Wheelock Family.