Alessandra Lebea Williams

Dancer 2007, 2009, 2015-present

Alessandra Williams has performed in seven Ananya Dance Theatre company productions. She is Assistant Professor of Dance at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and researches dance, Asian and African American culture, feminist and queer of color theory. Last year, she completed an Inclusive Excellence Fellowship (2018-2019) at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. As Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellow, Williams earned UCLA’s Culture and Performance, Ph.D. and through Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, she earned Macalester’s Bachelors degree in American Studies and Dance. Also, Williams worked alongside Drs. Ananya Chatterjea and Hui Wilcox to submit their book manuscript Meditation on Dream in 2018.