Economic Empowerment through Enterprise Development

Alicia Johnson Williams, 2017 A. G. Gaston Conference Speaker, Birmingham Alabama

 

Theatre Production: Alicia Johnson-Williams

Alicia Johnson-Williams is an actress, director, producer, instructor, playwright and administrator. She has worked as a Speech and Drama Instructor for the Birmingham City School System, the Los Angeles Unified School District, Virginia Samford Theatre and the Alys Stephens Center. She has worked as the Artistic Director and Drama Day Camp Coordinator for the Academy of the Fine Arts Inc., the University of Alabama at Birmingham Special Studies Summer Children’s Theatre, the Alys Stephens Center Performing Arts Camp and her own community theatre company, Make It Happen Theatre Company. 

Alicia has been an Artist in Residence for the Los Angeles Watts Tower and cultural arts writer for both the Los Angeles Watts Times and the Birmingham Times. She has also served as a committee member for the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, been a docent for the Los Angeles African American Museum of Art, a publicist of L.A. Unity Player, and a participant of the Lincoln Center Aesthetic Education in the Arts Program in New York. In addition, she has been a casting assistant in the office of Robi Reed and Associates on such popular television series as Sister, Sister, the PJ’s and Soul Food. Alicia has her MFA in Theatre Management and Arts Administration from the University of Alabama.

Alicia has her MFA in Theatre Management and has served as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. She has been an Arts Mentor for Alys Stephens Center Educational Programs and an Audience Development Consultant for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Alabama School of Fine Arts. She has served as a Theatre Instructor at Miles College, and is currently the Director of College Relations there. In addition, she is a Ph.D. Candidate in Higher Education Administration at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.

Alicia Johnson-Williams is an actress, director, producer, instructor, playwright and administrator. She has worked as a Speech and Drama Instructor for the Birmingham City School System, the Los Angeles Unified School District, Virginia Samford Theatre and mih-logo-header-275x118the Alys Stephens Center. She has worked as the Artistic Director and Drama Day Camp Coordinator for the Academy of the Fine Arts Inc., the University of Alabama at Birmingham Special Studies Summer Children’s Theatre, the Alys Stephens Center
Performing Arts Camp and her own community theatre company, Make It Happen Theatre Company.

Alicia has been an Artist in Residence for the Los Angeles Watts Tower and cultural arts writer for both the Los Angeles Watts Times and the Birmingham Times. She has also served as a committee member for the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, been a docent for the Los Angeles African American Museum of Art, a publicist of L.A. Unity Player, and a participant of the Lincoln Center Aesthetic Education in the Arts Program in New York. In addition, she has been a casting assistant in the office of Robi Reed and Associates on such popular television series as Sister, Sister, the PJ’s and Soul Food. Alicia has her MFA in Theatre Management and Arts Administration from the University of Alabama.

Alicia has her MFA in Theatre Management and has served as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. She has been an Arts Mentor for Alys Stephens Center Educational Programs and an Audience Development Consultant for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Alabama School of Fine Arts. She has served as a Theatre Instructor at Miles College, and is currently the Director of College Relations there. In addition, she is a Ph.D. Candidate in Higher Education Administration at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.