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  • Profile:

    James Savage, Jr. Ohio Born, NYC based actor, director, and educator. NYC acting highlights: Off-Off Broadway: Henry V, Richard II, and Hamlet, American Globe Theatre; Romeo and Juliet, The Wild Project; Tape, Duel Theatre Company, Doubt, Everyman, and Murder in the Cathedral; Black Orchid Theatre, and Your War’try Grave, La MaMa. Regional acting highlights: Julius Caesar, Great Lakes Theatre Festival; The Sweepers, Ensemble Theatre at The Cleveland Playhouse; Six Degrees of Separation, Charenton Theatre; Boy Gets Girl, The Beck Center for the Arts; and Julius Caesar, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Most recently, he performed and co-created a solo show called 8x10 (about solitary confinement in the US prison system) and played Odysseus in The Odyssey at the Hydrama Theatre on the island of Hydra in Greece. In addition to acting and directing, James is also a Professor at Queensborough Community College, New York Film Academy, and The New School for Drama. He holds an MFA in Acting from The Pennsylvania State University, and is a certified teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique through the Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium.