Gemma Williams

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Assistant Professor of Dance



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Gemma Williams joined the Conservatory in 2014 and is an assistant professor of dance, specializing in ballet/pointe technique, ballet pedagogy, and somatic warm-up for dance.

As an international tutor for the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), Williams delivers courses on RAD syllabi (Grade 1 through Advanced 2) and teaching strategies throughout North America. She is also a tutor, mentor, and practical teaching supervisor for the RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS). Williams has taught extensively in Norway, Italy, the United Kingdom, and North America. 

She is also the director of U.S. Ballet Associates, a program she founded for ballet students who wish to augment their training through a series of professional master classes in ballet and other dance genres. 

Williams studied at RAD in London and holds a Licentiate diploma and a B.A. (Hons) in classical ballet teaching. She is an associate of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and a full member of International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS).  

In 2009, Williams and her family relocated from London to Massachusetts, and they reside in Natick.