James A. Williams is artistic programs associate @ Pillsbury House Theatre. A TCG Next Generations Leaders Fellow, he has worked across the country as an actor and educator. Williams has an extensive performing history culminating on Broadway in August Wilson’s Radio Golf. He has led performance workshops at Brown University, Colby College, Macalester College, University of Minnesota, the International School of Kenya, Nshupu Secondary School, Tanzania. In 2001 Williams was awarded the St. Paul Companies Leadership Initiative in the Neighborhoods Grant, a 2005 NAACP Image Award Nominee, and he was named 2008 Artist of the Year by the Star Tribune.