Dr. Darius Williams

Dr. Darius Omar Williams

Email:  dowilliams@ncat.edu 
Office number: 336-285-3477 
Associate Professor 
Department of Visual and Performing Arts 
B.F.A. Theatre Program Director  
Executive Director, Paul Robeson Theatre 

Education and Training 

  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University 
  • M.F.A.  Antioch University Los Angeles 
  • M.A.  Bowling Green State University

Teaching Focus 

  • Acting I and II
  • Periods and Styles 

Professional Organizations 

  • Actor’s Equity Association (active member)
  • Black Theatre Network
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History
  • National Black Theatre Festival

Directing Experience 

  • Before it Hits Home
  • Ladies in Waiting
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • The WIZ
  • Dark as a Thousand Midnights
  • You
  • Robert Johnson: Trick the Devil
  • Every Tongue Confess
  • Mississippi Born and Bred
  • Ain’t Misbehavin 

Acting Experience 

  • Gem of the OceanSollyLehigh University
  • Hamlet“Fortinbras”Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
  • Crowns“Man”Contemporary American Theatre Company
  • Crowns“Man”The Lyric Stage Company of Boston
  • Crowns“Man”New Stage Theatre
  • Wine in the Wilderness“Bill”Our Place Theatre
  • Hamartia BluesAfirTheater Offensive
  • Grapes of Wrath“Floyd”Stoneham Theatre
  • Ain’t Misbehavin“Andre”New Stage Theatre