Classically trained, Ketorah Williams has played roles from Shakespeare to Jim Cartwright, working in major British theatres including the Leicester Square Theatre and the Jermyn Street Theatre; on and Off-West End, as well as in dozens of contract roles for film and TV.
During the summer of 2017, the captivating actress performed in two theatre productions at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Under My Thumb, which was shortlisted for the inaugural RED Women’s Theatre Awards in 2016; and Gazing at a Distant Star, they were staged at the Assembly Roxy venue. Both theatrical shows were extremely successful, with sell out shows spanning the month-long run, and 5 star theatre reviews!
“Ketorah Williams delivers an incredible authentic, energetic and engaging performance as Anna” : Broadway Baby Theatre review, Gazing at a Distant Star. Other on stage highlights include the productions of The Merchant of Venice; and Eigengrau; as well as been cast as a triple threat performer on the CokeCola Interactive Beatbox, throughout the London 2012 Olympics and Paraolympics.
On screen, Ketorah was cast as the caring and nurturing character Nubia Stephens in ITV’s primetime production Autopsy Last Hours of Kanye West, followed by a role as inspirational and forceful girlfriend Hope, in quirky drama mockumentary My Friend the Polish Girl, which has been selected to screen at the major Rotterdam film festival 2018. Followed by a role as the innocent- vulnerable Rachel in international horror film Blood and Bones, and French-Congolese speaking seductress Roxie in the sci-fi film The Starship Osiris, to name a few.
Ketorah completed her actor training at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, prior to this she developed her craft at the Young Actors Theatre under artistic director Andrew Harries, after nurturing her talent while studying a BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts as well as playing the clarinet.
Ketorah is from the Midlands, she relocated to London a decade ago, and now divides her time between London, Manchester and Los Angeles. As a teenager Ketorah had an interest in sports and represented her county resulting in winning numerous accolades for athletics (200metre sprint) and gymnastics, as a young adult she still enjoys a healthy lifestyle and is an avid gym goer, she is advanced in running and swimming. The actress’ grandparents are Jamaican, Ketorah can transition into a fluent Patois accent effortlessly. Ketorah is looking forward to taking on multi-faceted roles within British television drama and film!