To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.
Mr. Denzel Williams holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in West African Dance and Contemporary Dance Practices from the University of Florida. He is a sought-after national and international educator, performer, choreographer and teacher. His teaching philosophy is to embolden students by providing them with the necessary skills needed to achieve their goals. Through professional development and commitment to the field of education, Mr. Williams prioritizes student learning, civic engagement and critical thinking. Each student is challenged utilize the lens of dance to physically and intellectually innovate, interrogate and investigate. For Mr. Williams, the art of dance is more than mere entertainment. It is a vehicle through which authentic self-expression can occur. Mr. Williams found his love for dance within the rich cultural landscape of his hometown Miami, Florida and creates from lived experiences. He has worked with National and international artists and companies, including the Future Starts Dance Team, Off The Wall Entertainment, Jubilation Dance Ensemble at Miami-Dade College and students at the University of Florida. Leading up to his transition as Director of Robert Morgan Dance, Mr. Williams served as the Assistant Director to Vibe Dance Company where he was able to implement his artistic and teaching philosophies through finding solidarity in the mind, body and spirit.
Jumping into curriculum….
- 9th grade- Dance Technique I & Repertory I
- 10th grade – Dance Technique II & Repertory II
- 11th grade – Dance Technique III Honors & Repertory III Honors
- 12th grade – Dance Technique IV Honors & Repertory IV Honors.
- VIBE Dance Co. Competitive Team
- Students are exposed to various styles such as ACRO, HIP HOP, CONTEMPORARY, BALLET, AFRICAN, CHOREOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCE
There is plenty to leap about…
- First Place in Shake the Ground Dance Competition
- First in Broward & Miami Dade Hip Hop Battle and overall champions
- Second Place at Dance Team Union
- Affiliations with University of Florida (UF) & Miami Dade College
- UF Young Dance Annual Workshop
- Mr. Williams actively teaches in a dance studio