Rafe Williams

Rafe is a comic, public speaker, and improvisor who has been performing in the St. Louis area since 2009. He is a writer/performer on STL Up Late, a stand-up comic, and a member of the Improv Shop house team Bluebeard. He grew up in a small town in Southern Illinois and still has an essay he wrote in third grade entitled “Comedian”– the letter was a response to the age old question of “what do you want to be when you grow-up?” He is currently two of the following: a member of Toastmasters, Freelance Adventurer, Bartender, Competitive Ribbon Dancer, and Metro-East Plus Size Male Model of the Year 2003, 2008 & 2013.Rafe Williams is a stand up comedian and improviser. He is a member of the improv team “Dad Van.”

Guest Appearances

Alaskan Walmart Longhorns Fan

improv4humans #462September 2, 2020

Houston improv team Can’t Tell Us Nothing (Jon Myles, Tandiwe Kone, Antoine W.B., Amechi Ngwe) and Rafe Williams join Matt Besser this week for scenes about tossing burgers to an audience, speeding on the Highway to Hell, the constitutional right to invade…


Dad Van: LIVE from St. Louis

improv4humans #422November 20, 2019

Rafe Williams, Eric Christensen, Ben Lyons, Melissa Darch, and Tim Walsh of Dad Van join Matt Besser LIVE from St. Louis for scenes about partying with friends who definitely aren’t cops, a Garth Brooks hip hop set, a child with the appetite…


Best of i4h Vol. 8

improv4humans #335March 22, 2018

The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Gardner, Tim Meadows, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter, Horatio Sanz, Rafe…


LIVE from DCM 19 Pt. 1

improv4humans #297June 29, 2017

Live from Del Close Marathon, winners of the nationwide improv4humans contest Dad Van (Rafe Williams, Eric Christensen, Ben Lyons, and Melissa Darch) join Matt Besser along with Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, and Shaun Diston! They take audience suggestions that inspire…

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