Harvey Williams

Founder/Executive Director

Williams is the Founder of KC Melting Pot Theatre and a native of Kansas City Missouri, a US Army veteran, Actor, Playwright, Director, and Producer.

Williams is viewed as a visionary in the Kansas City arts arena who developed one of the region’s top talent incubators for African-American artists and actors working in theater.


He holds a BA in Communication studies from the University of Missouri –Kansas City and has been a member of SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity for over 30 years.


Williams, a former schoolteacher has been involved in acting since 1978, has been on the stages Theatre for Young America, Coterie, The Unicorn, MET, American Heartland Theatre, ), New Theatre, GEM Theatre, The KC Rep, The University of Missouri/Columbia and Just Off Broadway. He has performed internationally at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and Palace Theatre in Great Britain as well as appeared in several movies (Soul of the Game, Kansas City, NBC’s movie of the week, Article 99, One Good Indian, Negros in Outer Space and CSA), various commercials and industrial films.

He is also the author of five stage plays, Old School, The Session, MomF***ing.com/Roadrage, On Shoulders Now and 2121