Celeste Williams

Victory Gardens: Mies Julie, Tree (Black Theatre Alliance Award, Best Supporting Actress), Knock Me a Kiss (Black Theatre Alliance nomination, Best Supporting Actress), Emma’s Child, Pecong (Jeff Award nomination, Best Actress) Additional credits include Familiar (u/s), How Long Will I Cry?,  and Harriet Jacobs (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Drowning Crow, A Raisin in the Sun, A Christmas Carol, Miss Evers’ Boys and stop.reset (u/s) (Goodman Theatre); Permanent Collection and 84 Charing Cross Road (Jeff Award nomination, Best Supporting Actress, Northlight Theatre); In the Blood (Next Theatre Company); Eastville (Black Theatre Alliance Award, Best Supporting Actress, Writers’ Theatre); Playboy of the West Indies (Jeff Award nomination, Best Actress) and All’s Well that Ends Well (Court Theatre); King Lear and Macbeth (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); A Lesson Before Dying (Clarence Brown Theatre); A Raisin in the Sun, Wedding Band, and A Christmas Carol  (Milwaukee Repertory Theatre). Film and television credits include “Rose White” (Breakwall Pictures); “Boss” (STARZ!); “Empire” (FOX). Celeste is an adjunct instructor at Columbia College Chicago and is a proud 32 year member of Actors Equity Association.

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