Regina Marie Williams
Regina Marie Williams is a Penumbra Theater Company Member and a Core Member at Ten Thousand Things Theater. She has performed at the Guthrie Theater, Pillsbury House, Milwaukee Rep, and Ordway Center among others. Ms. Williams performed as Nina Simone in Christina Ham’s Nina Simone: Four Women at Park Square Theater earlier this year. She is a 2007 McKnight Theater Artist Fellow and received an Ivey Award for her role as Mama Nadi in Mixed Blood Theater’s Ruined. She is City Pages’ Best Actress 2016 and the Minneapolis Star Tribune “Artist of the Year Honorable Mention.” Ms. Williams has recorded three solos albums.
“Summer Institute gave me a purpose as a woman and person of color to share my personal experience without oppression and judgement.”
—Rahila Coats, Summer Institute Alumna