OF BRINGING PEOPLE JOY
IT START WITH
A DESIRE TO BECOME
A HUMAN CARTOON
Born on the same day as Buster Keaton, Jim Williams grew up on a steady diet of American cartoons. He began studying mime when he was 15 and later began studying theater and dance to help him towards his goal of becoming a human cartoon. He studied at Trinity/LaMaMa (NYC, USA), The National Theater Institute (Connecticut, USA), St. Petersburg Theater Arts Academy (St. Petersburg, Russia), and received his B.A. in Theater from Oberlin College (Ohio, USA). The day after graduation, he moved to Chicago where he joined KAPOOT Clown Theater. He would also train with 500 Clown and work for the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit.
For 20 years, Jim has developed unique brand of performance by traveling and entertaining people all over the world and in all kinds of environments. He’s performed in theaters, schools, hospitals, elderly care facilities, refugee camps, corporate events, Native American reservations, TEDx events, homeless shelters, television studios, movie sets, orphanages, comedy competitions and festivals, online, and even his own kitchen.
His main mission has become to spread humor and joy in as many ways as possible, in as many places as possible, to as many people as possible.
He currently resides in Wroclaw, Poland.