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Mr. Garry Williams
A Dallas native and proud Booker T. Washington graduate, Garry Williams is an artist and arts educator with over 20 years of experience in education. Serving as a teacher, advocate, and administrator, he has worked diligently to ensure that scholars and teachers have meaningful opportunities that promote excellence in the arts and academics.
As a Director of Fine Arts, Mr. Williams has worked with all performing and visual arts disciplines from PreK through 12th grade. This included the development of a cohesive vertical pipeline for instruction in visual arts, piano, dance, theater, and vocal music. He illuminated the importance of educational exposure experiences by partnering with arts organizations and supporters, such as, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Black Dance Theater, and North Park Center. He also served as an executive producer for the district’s annual fine arts production, held at both the Meyerson Symphony Center and the historic Majestic Theater.
Additionally, he enjoys being a part of the arts community and continuing to perform as an artist. He has had the pleasure of collaborating with Uptown Players, Soul Rep Theatre, and Sammons Center for the Arts, along with an upcoming collaborative engagement with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and The Black Academy of Arts and Letters.
Garry obtained a Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas. He was humbled and elated to have the opportunity to return to Booker T. as the Dean of Arts Conservatories and now Principal, serving alongside a creative and passionate group of artists, educators, and scholars.
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