Kiyan Williams is a multimedia performance maker and cultural worker from Newark, New Jersey. They use their body, installation, storytelling, and movement to investigate culture, history, memory, and identity. In the belly of the stories they tell are rituals of remembering and healing.
Kiyan has performed across the country and internationally at venues including: SOMArts (San Francisco), JACK Theater (NYC), La Mama Experimental Theater Club (NYC), SFMOMA (San Francisco), Bing Concert Hall (Stanford), Orpheum Theater (Graz, Austria) and more. Kiyan is an alum of the Hemispheric Institute's EMERGENYC Performance Fellowship and the Create Dangerously writing intensive at the Obie-winning JACK Theater in Brooklyn. They work and live in Brooklyn, New York.