Jesse Williams in Another Guest Artist Program after Grey’s Anatomy

Posted by on Aug 06, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams will appear in Another Guest Artist Program after Grey’s Anatomy. Colonial Williamsburg has scheduled the next Guest Artist presentation for Saturday, September 25 after the program’s successful debut in May with Mamie Gummer. In Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, Williams will going to perform at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

In 18th century Colonial history, the Guest Artist program was created to showcase the talents of young actors, along with Colonial Williamsburg’s own actor-interpreters in scenes depicting pivotal moments. Williams will perform in “What Holds the Future.”

Jesse Williams is popular for his appearances as Dr. Jackson Avery in the ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy,” Jesse Williams will return to the show in the fall for his second season.Jesse Williams’s last appearance was in the Antoine Fuqua directed feature film, “Brooklyn’s Finest” in which he starred to opposite Don Cheadle and Richard Gere. Williams also performed off-Broadway in award-winning playwright Edward Albee’s “The American Dream” and “The Sandbox.” In January, Williams can be seen in MGM’s upcoming film “Cabin in the Woods.” A native of Chicago, IL, Williams graduated from Temple University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in African American Studies and Film and Media Arts.

Mr. Williams taught American Studies, African Studies, and English at a Philadelphia public high school before his acting career. Performing in the colonial capital as part of the Foundation’s educational outreach efforts is a natural way for Williams to blend his love of history and theater.

Williams said, “I am looking forward to participating in Colonial Williamsburg’s Guest Artist program. It’s a rare opportunity to be part of a theatrical performance that tells a riveting story of the early days of the American experience. It doesn’t get much better for a former history teacher.

Jesse Williams is performing for non-profitable institution named ‘The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’ for educational purpose and cultural destination dedicated to the preservation, restoration, interpretation and presentation of 18th-century Williamsburg, VA.

Guests are invited to be part of the story as they enjoy: educational and entertaining programming in the Historic Area and at the Art Museums; the Williamsburg brand and shopping experience; The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg; the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club; fine dining; and the Colonial Williamsburg Hotels.

Kindly visit at or call Colonial Williamsburg at 1-800-447-8679 for ticket reservation and learn more.

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