Artist Profiles

Jacqueline Williams

Jacqueline Williams returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company where she has recently been seen in Head Of Passes, Hot L Baltimore,The Brother/Sister Plays and No Place Like Home. Most recently she was seen in Gospel Of Lovingkindness (Victory Gardens Theater). Her long association with Goodman includes Pullman Porter Blues (limited performances), Camino Real, Trinity River Plays, Blues For An Alabama Sky, Amen Corner and many others. Chicago credits include Caroline,Or Change, Fences, Electra (Court Theatre); Gee’s Bend, The Miser (Northlight Theatre); Yellowman, Fabulation (Next Theatre Company); as well as work with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre and others. Regional credits include performances with La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Playhouse, ACT Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Arena Stage and others. Tours include Crowns and Born In The Rsa with Market Theatre of Johannesburg. Broadway credits include Young Man from Atlanta. Off-Broadway credits include From the Mississippi Delta (co-produced by Oprah Winfrey), Mill Fire and Talented Tenth. Television and film credits include Turks, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Chicago Code, Prison Break, Heartlock, The Break Up, The Lake House and Hardball. Awards and nominations include Joseph Jefferson, Helen Hayes, BTAA, Lunt-Fontanne (Shakespeare) Fellow, 3Arts, American Arts Council, Drama Desk, Sarah Siddons, Excellence in the Arts, After Dark and others. Jacqueline holds a BFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University (formerly Goodman Theatre School). “Greatest blessing: daughter Kara.”