Eugene Williams is the longtime Director of the School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.
Over the past 30 years, he has staged such local and foreign classics as The Cherry Orchard, Waiting for Godot, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Black Jacobins, Playboy of The West Indies and An Echo in The Bone. Leonie Forbes, Charles Hyatt, Trevor Rhone, Lloyd Reckord and countless Jamaican actors have come under his direction.
Williams is a Ford Foundation and Fulbright scholar, with master’s degrees from Brooklyn College and New York University. He has received the silver Musgrave Medal for Drama Education.