Mrs. Dianna Williams has been dancing since the age of four-years-old. Over the years Mrs. Williams has taken a plethora of dance classes including classes with Angie Luke School of Dance. Classes such as Ballet, Ballet Point, Beginner and Advanced Jazz, Modern Dance, Belly Dance, Beginner and Advanced Tap. She was also a member of the Dancing Dolls Drill Team 89-91 & Captain of the California State Dominguez Hills University Cheerleading Squad from 97-98. Mrs. D has also built up her name as the Instructor/Sponsor/Choreographer of the Dancing Dolls Dance Team, established on August 20th, 2001 at Pied Piper Playhouse, Founder/Choreographer for the Grove Park Dancerettes 2002-2004, Choreographer for the Callaway High School Chargettes 2006-2008, Founder/Choreographer for the Prancing Diamonds 2007, Vice President and Choreographer of the Jackson Association for Majorettes, Member of the JSU Modeling Squad, Sponsor/Costume Designer for the Jackson State University Twirlers 2004-2009, Jackson State University Banner Girls from the 2007-2012, Co-Founder and coordinator for Kicks 4 Tata and Reality TV star of the hit series on Lifetime TV BRING IT!
Mrs. Williams graduated from Jackson State University in May 2005 earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She is a former Recreation Aide and Dance Instructor for the entire North side of Jackson, Mississippi. She began to build the dance program at Grove Park Dancerettes in 2002-2004, their middle and high school dance teams, the community groups and collegiate dance squads. The dance program at Grove Park grew and up to Mrs. William’s departure from the City of Jackson in June 2007, classes were offered for ages 5-18. Classes offered consisted of: Beginner Jazz Funk, Hip-Hop, Beginner and Advanced Tap, Majorette Dance, Alternative Dance (Advanced Jazz & Advanced Majorette mixed) Pre-Tap and Pre-Jazz. Dianna’s greatest achievement in dance is the Dancing Dolls team. Dancing Dolls have grown to become a powerhouse organization that not only develops great dance techniques but great leaders and wonderful young entrepreneurs.
Within her dance career, Mrs. Williams stepped out on faith and opened a dance studio of her very own in the heart of Jackson, MS named Dollhouse Dance Factory. Dollhouse Dance Factory opened its doors on August 23rd, 2010 with 23 students enrolled in its 1st semester. As the studio grew, it’s 2nd semester embodied 45 students. To date, the Factory is in its 3rd semester and has 101 students enrolled.
Mrs. Williams has and continues to teach all of her students the importance of a good education, persistence, determination, great self-esteem, respectable manners and a positive self-worth. She is a phenomenal mentor that excels not only in her dance ability but also in her abilities to be hardworking, dependable and extremely likeable. Dianna is a great individual, her work is valuable and she is an extreme asset to all dance teams and choreographers she comes into contact with.