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Sheila Williams

Entertainer & Music Therapist

A proud Newfoundlander and renowned celebrity in her province, Sheila Williams has been performing for decades.  Included in her list of credits are: singing, acting, conference hosting, motivational speaking and her favorite, comedy. 

St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Presentations

The Importance of Celebrating Joy in Our Lives at Work (and Outside!)
Emphasizing the positive in your work life can sometimes be challenging.  As we travel every day, we need to ensure that we are giving it our all – this is not an audition!  Sometimes life is hard.  Everyone experiences challenges for a myriad of reasons, in various forms. In this keynote, discover how laughter can light up your life.  Looking through another lens allows you to embrace the significance of seemingly little things and their potential to positively impact you! 

Life, Love, Loss, Lessons Learned
Sheila will capture your imagination with anecdotes of growing up in Newfoundland and how the inherent humour of its culture furnished her with the tools to succeed every day. You will be entertained as she shares stories about life’s ups and downs. Through personal examples, you will see the role love and laughter have in building resilience and you will be transported to another time and place.  Upon reflection of the journey, Sheila’s messages will creep into your mind when you least expect, making you smile as you relive it!

Platform Plus

Host/MC

As an MC, Sheila commits to make your event remarkable! Her ability to integrate real life anecdotes and humour into any agenda, while keeping the audience engaged, ensures that your event is memorable. By weaving your speakers and content together seamlessly, your event will be a great success!

Entertainer | Comedian

Have you ever been taken off guard by something that makes you laugh wholeheartedly? This type of laughter is what lifts people and what is needed in every day. What makes Entertainer/Comedy presentations great are three things: relevant content, comedic ability and audience engagement. With situational comedy style, Sheila delivers all three in spades! Your audience will laugh long after your time together!

Awards

2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Medal

  • Sheila is a natural, wow! She exudes a positive energy that people are drawn to and captivated by. Her humour, storytelling, music and acting always deliver to standing ovations! Having worked with her on several VIP conferences and events I can attest that she gives her all during lead up and execution. There is never a question that she will be loved by every audience member who has the privilege to experience her quick wit and charm!


    - Director of Sales, Destination St. John’s

Summary Profile

Sheila is able to weave a unique set of skills into a tapestry which will entertain your audience while compelling them to think differently. She is a founding member of Spirit of Newfoundland and has been involved in countless productions.  Some highlights of her career include travelling to Ireland to perform Nunsense in the Light Opera Festival for which she received the Adjudicator’s Award.

She has performed with Simon Cotter (Just for Laughs), and has also acted in commercials for television and radio.  Outside of performing, Sheila has a degree in Music Education from the Memorial University of Newfoundland and a degree in Music Therapy from Capilano University, British Columbia. 

She believes in the healing powers of music and humour and is presently working as a Music Therapist.