William graduated from Witwatersrand University in 2011. Highlights while studying at Wits include being directed by John Kani in Othello (2010), and travelling to the Czech Republic with Greg Homann's play Previously Owned (2009).
As an actor, he is best known for his work with Sylvaine Strike, and is a member of her theatre company, The Fortune Cookie Theatre Company, as resident playwright.
His theatre credits include: The Table (2011), The Miser (2012-13), CARGO: Precious (2014), Travels Around My Room (2015) and Coriolanus (2016).
As a playwright, William adapted the highly successful Tobacco, and the Harmful Effects Thereof (2014-16), as well as working as dramaturge on The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri (2014-16), and Travels Around My Room (2015).