MARKEL ANTONIO WILLIAMS
A native to Easton, MD, Markel Antonio Williams began his artistic journey in Musical Theatre. It was from there that he found his passion for dance and began his training at Mid-Shore Dance Academy. He would go on to receive his B.F.A. in Dance: Performance and Choreography from Towson University in 2022. While there, he performed works by Ray Mercer, Glenn Allen Sims, Runqiao Du, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Carolyn Dorfman, Alison Seidenstricker, Xiang Xu, Vincent Thomas and Nicole Martinell. He would also extend his artistic experience dancing with Ballet Embody in 2021. Markel is also a full scholarship student for summer intensives at Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Giordano Dance Chicago. Markel joined DBDT: Encore! in 2022.