Regina Marie Williams

Last updated

January 22, 2022

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Rehearsals begin for The Tempest directed by former Artistic Director Joe Dowling at the Guthrie Theater January 2022




Actor/Singer Regina Marie Williams is a McKnight Theatre Artist Fellow at the Playwright Center. She received a Helen Hayes Nomination for her role as Charlene Bigelow in Redshirts at Roundhouse Theatre and an Ivey Award for her role as Mama Nadi in Mixed Blood Theatre's production of RUINED.  Ms. Williams originated the role of Nina Simone/Peaches in Park Square Theatre's Nina Simone: Four Women and played the role of  DeLoris Van Cartier/aka Sister Mary Clarence in two separate productions of Sister Act at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.  She has worked at Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre, The Milwaukee Rep, Syracuse Stages, The Guthrie Theater, Pillsbury House Theatre, and Park Square Theatre. She is a Penumbra Theatre Company Member, A Ten Thousand Things Theater Core Member, and has regularly performed in the world renowned Dakota Jazz Club. She has recorded three solo CDs, Regina is...the songs of Dinah Washington, Feel the Spirit, and When A Woman Loves a Man. She has been a member of Actor’s Equity Association since 1981. She was was named Best Actress in City Pages  2016 and is proud recipient of a Twin Cities Girls Rock Award.  She lives in Minneapolis.


Nina Simone: Four Women

Official Trailer: Theater Latté Da's BERNARDA ALBA


Regina Marie Williams                                                                              SAG/Aftra/AEA

Actor /Singer                                                                                                              


Marta’s Cup                         Emma                                      Al Justinano

Kid West                              Mrs Roberts                           Jesse Mast/JM/SCP

Theater People                   School Principal                      Matthew G. Anderson/Rough Hewn

Web Series                          Helen/Purgatory Goddess       Chris Cummings/Marty Doogin Arts Ltd

Into Temptation                     Angela                     Patrick Coyle/w Kristen Chenoweth/Jeremy Sisto

Harowville Horror Movie       Nurse                                      Kris Palmer

Anna                                     Teacher                                  Joe Senkyr Menjares/Azteca Films

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun    Background dancer                Allen Metter/w/ Helen Hunt & Sara Jessica Parker   

On Camera

Ford Ecosport (Principal)    GTB Agency                     Dir:Arturo Perez Jr. & Michael P. Jones

Health Partners, AARP(Background), Haven’t We Been Here Before…Vote No! (Principal) Fallon, Activision, Ameriprise (Principal), Qwest, Minnesota Tourism, Explore Minnesota Tourism, Best Buy: Front and Center, Floor Sweepstake, Little Chefs Appliances, Rolling Stones, KSTP Channel 5 with Ed Asner, Minnesota Lottery, Sam Goody/Musicland, Olive Garden, Armed Forces



Special Skills: Gardening, Sheetrock (hang, tape, and mud), Prepare quick and delicious meals, speak some Spanish, cut and style hair.



AWARDS/Accolades:McKnight Theater Artist Fellow, at the Playwright Center, Star Tribune Artist of the Year (Honarable Mention) 2017, City Pages Best Actress 2016,Ivey Award Recipient (Mama Nadi in Mixed Blood Theater’s Ruined), Helen Hayes Nominee (Roundhouse/Penumbra co-production)




When A Woman Loves A Man 

Feel The Spirit…spirituals, gospels, and hymns

Regina is…songs of Dinah Washington

Two Queens, One Castle

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