Jacob Williams is from Vancouver, Washington. For many years he performed in musical theatre, until he found a love for dance at the age of 16. After high school, Jacob furthered his education at Alonzo King Lines Ballet for a year, going on to dance with dawsondancesf and Oregon Ballet Theatre 2 (OBT2). In 2018, he joined the Arts Umbrella Post-Secondary Dance Program under the direction of Artemis Gordon. During his summers, Jacob trained at Springboard Danse Montreal, the AU International Summer Intensive, and Northwest Dance Project. He has had the honour of performing works by Nacho Duato, Mats Ek, Sharon Eyal, Marco Goecke, Johan Inger, and Crystal Pite. This season Jacob is excited to be joining Ballet BC as an Emerging Artist.