Williams, Donald G., producer, director, educator, technical advisor, and lecturer on African American Theater, at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Williams has presented plays, presentations, and workshops throughout California. He is a member of the California Educational Theater Association, Black Theater Network, National Black Theater Festival, and United States Institute of Theater Technology.
The African American Theater Arts Troupe serves to enhance the climate of cultural diversity on the UCSC campus and the community while focusing on the recruitment, recognition, and retention of underrepresented students by providing a sense of belonging, inclusion, and bringing in productions about people of color, and encouraging the celebration and respect of American diversity. The AATAT is dedicated to producing a wide variety of plays that reflect the African American culture. The troupe under the direction of Don Williams has performed: Ceremonies In Dark Old Men by Lonnie Elder IlI (1992), The Amen Corner by James Baldwin (1993), Streamers by David Rabe (1993), Joe Turner's Come and Gone by August Wilson (1994), Once ln A Wifetime by Celeste Walker (1995), Tambourines To Glory by Langston Hughes (1996), A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller (1997), and this year's production Fences by August Wilson (1998).
|History||The Amen Corner||Joe Turner's Come and Gone||Once in a Wifetime|
|Fences||Tambourines to Glory||A Soldier's Play||Streamers|
|Long Time Since Yesterday||God's Trombones||Up and Coming Productions||Rainbow Theater|