Christen Ashley Williams
Christen Ashley is a recent BFA recipient from Howard University. She has worked with Zane Booker, Kathy Smith, Hope Boykin, Assane Konte, Ray Mercer, Kim Bears-Bailey and others. She has also had the privilege to perform works choreographed by Dr. Sherill Berryman-Johnson, Pearl Primus, and Ronald K. Brown. She has toured with the Howard University Dance Ensemble to Dallas, Philadelphia and Toronto, Canada. Christen was the assistant choreographer for the Howard University Theatre Arts production of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf. Recently, Christen performed with Alfre Woodard at the Lincoln Memorial for Constitution Day and was grateful for the opportunity to perform at two Inaugural Celebrations for the re-election of President Barack Obama. Christen has also performed with Anthony Hamilton on TV1’s A Christmas Special.
Ms. Williams is the Head of the Dance Department at I.M.Terrell for Stem and VPA.
This is Christen's third year on faculty with Ballet Center of Ft. Worth.