Thursday, November 26 at 2pm on Zoom

Belfry@UVic with Nigel Shawn Williams

Actor, Director, Dramaturge

Nigel Shawn Williams is the former Co-Artistic Director of Factory Theatre. He is a four-time Dora Mavor Moore Award winner as an actor and director. His theatre credits as an actor include five seasons at the Stratford and four seasons at the Shaw Festivals, as well as in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver. As a director his productions have garnered critical and artistic success, and he continues to collaborate with theatre companies throughout Canada. Nigel is also heavily active in new play development, either working as an actor, director or a dramaturge.  He is also an educator, having taught at York University, University of Windsor, and the National Theatre School of Canada. 


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 This fall, the Belfry@UVic Series at UVic’s Department of Theatre has moved online for Zoom conversations with Canadian theatre artists. Now in its third year, this amazing collaboration with The Belfry Theatre connects our students with playwrights, directors, designers, actors and more. Conversations will be hosted by Dr. Sasha Kovacs, a theatre history professor and practicing artist.