Ebony Haswell Frazier

Lecturer

Ballet

Ebony Haswell Frazier began her dance training at The Miami Conservatory (Thomas Armour Youth Foundation) and continued on to New World School of the Arts. She was later asked to join Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) where she danced in ballets such as Apollo, Giselle, Agon, Serenade and many others. Following her time at DTH, Haswell Frazier joined Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She has performed principal roles with those companies and the works of many renowned choreographers such as Ulysses Dove, Jodie Gates, Robert Badle, Talley Beady and Maurice Béjart among others. She was also a member of the City Center Encores! production of The Wiz and is a cast member of the feature film Bolden!. In addition to teaching master classes throughout the country, Haswell Frazier teaches at Debbie Allen Dance Academy as well as AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts. Haswell Frazier is a graduate of University of Southern California and was a National Visiting Fellow with The School of American Ballet (SAB).