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“As an acting coach Jimmy is very supportive, encouraging, and most importantly specific and thorough when giving adjustments and critique. As a very talented and experienced performer himself, his depth of knowledge and keen eyes and ears always make me feel that I can trust him.”
Gillian Glasco - ‘Disgraced’, Syracuse Stage; ‘Moths and Butterflies’, HBO
James earned a Bachelors Degree in Theatre and English at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and then a Masters in Fine Arts (Acting) in the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of Washington, Seattle.
James has been based in New York City since 1993; 'went pro' with Actors' Equity Association in '93, AFTRA in 1995, and SAG in 1997. As a Union leader, he is presently serving his fourth term as a National Councilor for Actors' Equity, the union that represents professional Stage Managers and Actors.