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Our Team

Tony Williams

 

Founder & Artistic Director

Creator Of The Urban Nutcracker

 

After experiencing trouble as a street gang member, Tony Williams discovered a pathway to international success through ballet. Williams’ impressive career includes performing as a Principal Dancer with Boston Ballet, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Gulbenkian Ballet of Portugal, and the Norwegian National Ballet. Widely respected as a progressive dance educator, Williams has won the Dance Teacher Magazine Award, Wheelock Family Theater’s Wheel Award, and honored as a Boston Dance Alliance Dance Champion.

 

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BETSY KHALIL
OPERATIONS MANAGER & REHEARSAL DIRECTOR
ERIKA LAMBE
CHILDREN’S REPERTORY DIRECTOR & BCYB PRINCIPAL INSTRUCTOR
KAREN WOLFF
ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR
GIANNI DI MARCO
BALLET MASTER
DONNA SILVA
BALLET MASTER
AMANE TAKAISHI
BCYB INSTRUCTOR

Board of Directors

 

Tony Williams, Executive Artistic Director

Paula McNichols, Chair

Janet Malone, Treasurer

Emerson Kington

Emilie Steele

Anna Waldron

Advisory Board

 

Andrew Grainger
Associate Justice of the Massachusetts
Appeals Court, Retired

 

James Carroll
Author, historian, journalist, www.jamescarroll.net

 

Alexandra Marshall
Author, alexandramarshall.com

 

Erica Schwartz
Dance Teacher

 

Sabrina Aviles
Dancer, Teacher, Documentary maker

 

John Connolly
Director of Marketing

 

Ilanga†
Dance and Music Artist
† in memoriam

 

Susanne Liebich
Dancer, Teacher

 

Gary Dunning
President & Executive Director, Celebrity Series of Boston

Walter Pierce†
Fmr Executive Director, Celebrity Series of Boston
† in memoriam

 

Glen Urban
Professor Emeritus of Marketing, MIT