Dawn Monique Williams Dawn Monique Williams

Theater

Dawn Monique Williams

Princess Grace Award:
Theater Fellowship, 2016

Dawn Monique Williams, drawn to heightened language and magic realism, is a resident artist at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where she’ll direct Merry Wives of Windsor in 2017. She’s directed a range of plays including the English language premiere of Gracia Morales’ NN12, Othello, Twelfth Night, In the Blood, Steel Magnolias, Children of Eden, The 25th Annual Spelling Bee, Little Shop of Horrors, Burial at Thebes, Medea, and La Ronde; international directing credits include Scapin the Cheat, Anna Bella Eema, and The Tempest. Most recently Dawn directed August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson and Lynn Nottage’s By the Way, Meet Stark. She was a TCG Leadership U grantee, the 2013 Killian Directing Fellow at OSF, and a 2011 Drama League Directing Fellow. She holds an MA in Dramatic Literature and an MFA in Directing.


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