Stephanie Williams was born in Newcastle and began ballet training at Marie Walton-Mahon Dance Academy when she was eight years old, before relocating to Melbourne in 2003 to enter Level 5 of The Australian Ballet School.
Stephanie joined The Australian Ballet in 2007 and has already danced several principal roles with the company, including those in Afternoon of a Faun, Symphonie Fantastique and the Black Swan Pas de Deux. A classical traditionalist at heart, Stephanie nevertheless loves the challenges of contemporary ballet.
Stephanie is the dual winner of the 2009 Telstra Ballet Dancer Award and People’s Choice Award.
(photo credit: Stephanie Williams, photo James Braund).