Nolan Williams, Jr. is an American composer and producer who uses his art to advocate, educate and inspire. His work includes curatorial festivals produced in partnership with the Kennedy Center and Philadelphia’s Mann Center; cultural programming developed with the Smithsonian Institution, U.S. State Department, and the Embassies of India and South Africa; theatrical productions including Stirring the Waters Across America (Kennedy Center),The Nolan Williams Project (Cleveland Play House), Go, Tell It! (Lincoln Theatre), Christmas Gift! (The Clarice) and Devine Hamer Gray (in development); choral/orchestral works premiered by major American orchestras; music for television; and songwriting credits on two Grammy-nominated projects. A graduate of Oberlin College, Williams is one of the Kennedy Center’s six inaugural Social Impact Arts Residents. For more information, please visit NEWorksProductions.com.