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Marshall Ellis
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William Marshall Ellis began dancing at age six in Killen, Alabama. His early years he trained in jazz, hip-hop, tap, and lyrical. Until the age of thirteen he competed in many national dance competitions. While competing he was awarded many regional and national titles. Also performed with music group ‘N Sync during NFL’s Pro Bowl. Marshall began his ballet training at the age of fifteen under the direction of Therese Laeger at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Upon graduation, he was awarded the The Prix dʼ Excellence de Dance, the highest award given. He then joined Ballet Austin II. After one season, he was asked to dance under full scholarship with “Images of Dance Company” with London Studio Centre in London, England. While dancing in London he was awarded the David Rymer Trust Prize. Marshall then joined Orlando Ballet, under the direction of Fernando Bujones, doing everything from corp de ballet to principle roles. He served as Orlando Ballet company representative. During his career he was able to travel and perform soloist and principle roles in England, Japan, USVI, and the United States. After six years with Orlando Ballet he moved on to dance as a equity performer with Walt Disney World. Most recently he has danced for Cirque du Soleil – La Nouba in the company’s premier ballet role. William Marshall Ellis has choreographed and taught for many years. He has been a teacher/ choreographer for Alabama School of Fine Arts, Orlando Ballet School, STEPS Program (Scholarship Training for the Enrichment of Primary Students is targeted to reach at-risk children), Dance Masters of America, and guest teacher for several other national institutions. Choreographic works were created for students and companies. Such works have been performed and awarded in Youth American Grand Prix. Professional work has been performed for Alabama School of Fine Arts, Cirque du Soleil and Orlando Ballet. Along with performing Marshall has a passion for media design. He founded a media production company called WME Design. He has been lead designer for several large website campaigns. Services offered range from design, video, photography, and music editing. He is very excited to announce the founding of ME Dance (Marshall Ellis Dance Company). With his years of experience in both dance and media production feels strong and passionate about his new company’s future.
William Marshall Ellis began dancing at age six in Killen, Alabama. His early years he trained in jazz, hip-hop, tap, and lyrical. Until the age of thirteen he competed in many national dance competitions. While competing he was awarded many regional and national titles. Also performed with music group ‘N Sync during NFL’s Pro Bowl. Marshall began his ballet training at the age of fifteen under the direction of Therese Laeger at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Upon graduation, he was awarded the The Prix dʼ Excellence de Dance, the highest award given. He then joined Ballet Austin II. After one season, he was asked to dance under full scholarship with “Images of Dance Company” with London Studio Centre in London, England. While dancing in London he was awarded the David Rymer Trust Prize. Marshall then joined Orlando Ballet, under the direction of Fernando Bujones, doing everything from corp de ballet to principle roles. He served as Orlando Ballet company representative. During his career he was able to travel and perform soloist and principle roles in England, Japan, USVI, and the United States. After six years with Orlando Ballet he moved on to dance as a equity performer with Walt Disney World. Most recently he has danced for Cirque du Soleil – La Nouba in the company’s premier ballet role. William Marshall Ellis has choreographed and taught for many years. He has been a teacher/ choreographer for Alabama School of Fine Arts, Orlando Ballet School, STEPS Program (Scholarship Training for the Enrichment of Primary Students is targeted to reach at-risk children), Dance Masters of America, and guest teacher for several other national institutions. Choreographic works were created for students and companies. Such works have been performed and awarded in Youth American Grand Prix. Professional work has been performed for Alabama School of Fine Arts, Cirque du Soleil and Orlando Ballet. Along with performing Marshall has a passion for media design. He founded a media production company called WME Design. He has been lead designer for several large website campaigns. Services offered range from design, video, photography, and music editing. He is very excited to announce the founding of ME Dance (Marshall Ellis Dance Company). With his years of experience in both dance and media production feels strong and passionate about his new company’s future.

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