Curve Magazine calls Karen Williams "...a laugh riot!" The Sydney Morning Herald proclaims that Karen Williams is "ferociously funny, with perfect pace, timing and structure."
Karen Williams is the hottest comedy star on the horizon -- with an awesome personality, stunning good looks, and a sterling reputation for delivering laughs each and every time!
Currently booking her FACEBOOK FRIENDS COMEDY TOUR and “HEALING WITH HUMOR – FREEDOM FROM FEAR” NATIONAL COMEDY TOUR, dedicated to victory over violence, Karen Williams is using her celebrity status to raise awareness and to work for social justice using humor and healing!
“I NEED A SNACK” -- filmed live at The Knitting Factory in Hollywood and produced by Andrea Meyerson of AllOut Films – is a hilarious solo comedy special aired regularly on LOGO TV and available on DVD.
“LAUGHING MATTERS,” the award-winning feature film featuring Karen Williams, made Blockbuster Video's New Releases list. An audience favorite at film fests, this popular comedy-documentary showcases Karen's star quality while intriguing interviews highlight her social activism.
Karen is known for her quick repartee, insightful commentary and audience rapport. She is a comic craftmaster, a gifted actor, a multitalented writer, and an inspirational lecturer, whose HaHA Institute attracts clients from the public and private sectors. Armed with her "healing with humor" philosophy, Karen is a modern-day alchemist, whose audiences revel in her cathartic laughter, and whose peers consider her a comic's comic!
As a solo entertainer, Karen Williams delights fan-filled audiences from San Francisco to South Beach to Sydney, and is a comic favorite with Olivia, known for its womens’ cruises and resorts. Karen is a featured comic in "We're Funny That Way," the hilarious, internationally-acclaimed film shown regularly on HBO, as well as a nominee for the 1999 GLAMA Award for her irreverent comedy CD, "human beings: what a concept" (Uproar Records).
Comedy writer and former television host of the New York variety show, "In The Life," Williams' humor writings appear in numerous anthologies, including "Joke Stew" (Andrews McMeel Publishing); Revolutionary Laughter" (Crossing Press); "Out in All Directions" (Warner Books); and "Out, Loud & Laughing" (Random House).
Karen Williams graduated summa cum laude from Cleveland State University with a personally-designed major in "Humor and Healing." She earned a Master of Education degree from CSU's Adult Learning & Development program. Karen Williams, M.Ed, taught Stand-Up Comedy in the Dramatic Arts department of Cleveland State University; studied improv at Second City Chicago; and directed comedy classes at Second City Cleveland. Currently Karen teaches acting at ProModel and Talent Management, training students to audition at the IMTA (International Model and Talent Agency) Convention in New York City in summer 2013.