Jamie Williams

Role
Actor, Director
Show
Here On The Flight Path, The Foursome, The Writer, Widow Wonderland

After a quarter of a century performing in theatres across Canada, Jamie was thrilled to be a part of The Foster Festival’s fourth season right here in his own backyard playing Blake Wellner in the Festival’s World Premiere of The Writer (2019). He recently enjoyed directing the Festival’s Widow Wonderland reading series with 12 different performers and looks forward to directing The Foursome this September 2022.

 

No stranger to Norm Foster’s work Jamie has performed in 15 Foster productions including:

 

  • The Melville Boys
  • Wrong for Each Other
  • Affections of May
  • Hilda’s Yard
  • Skin Flick in which he originated the role of Byron Hobbs

 

Other favourite productions have been:

 

  • Possible Worlds, National Arts Centre and The Neptune
  • Arcadia, The Citadel
  • The Hobbit, YPT
  • Run For Your Wife and Murder at the Howard Johnson, Upper Canada Playhouse
  • Baskerville, Lighthouse Festival Theatre
  • King Lear, Stratford Festival
  • MacBeth, Stratford Festival
  • Richard III, Stratford Festival

 

In 2018 Jamie made his debut as a playwright with the premier production of his farce It’s Your Funeral at Upper Canada Playhouse. A second production was mounted as part of the Port Stanley Festival Theatre’s 2019 season. Thank you for joining us in celebrating Canada’s foremost playwright. Enjoy.